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Posted 1/9/2019 23:31 (#7233831 - in reply to #7233795)
Subject: RE: Those calves will not grow like a beef but they will

Driftless SW Wisconsin

Perhaps they will grade out well once they get there.

However the beef breed cow/calf operation has lost a calf sale to a dairy by-product and the price bar for calves that are sold has been lowered. 

As discussed here several time previously, from ISU and U of Mn meetings I've attended years ago, a beef breed cow/calf operation needs about $700-750 for a 550 lb calf to break even.

Edited by Jim 1/9/2019 23:33
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