Can buying late-bred cows lead to higher revenue?

Record cattle prices have producers examining different ways to improve revenue generation.

Record high cattle prices have led to questions about additional revenue-generating options in the market, one of them being the possibility of buying bred cows, then selling both the cow and the calf later.

When looking at this option, South Dakota State University Extension Livestock Business Management Field Specialist Shannon Sand says it's important for producers to evaluate what comparative advantages they have.

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