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Posted 1/10/2019 05:59 (#7233958 - in reply to #7233831)
Subject: RE: Those calves will not grow like a beef but they will


western iowa,by Denison
Jim - 1/9/2019 23:31

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.



most of the 550# steers here today are bringing $900 and heifers around $800 with lots of 7wts pushing $1050 to $1100
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