Winter Feeding Your Cowherd – Those Girls are Expensive

Winter Feeding Your Cowherd – Those Girls are Expensive

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economist While the memories of the 2018-2019 winter feeding season are still fresh in your mind, let’s review winter feeding costs for beef cows. Last fall, a beef producer contacted me after purchasing a truckload of bahiagrass hay...
March Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

March Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2018 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $11.30/cwt. during March. Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $90.40/head ($11.30/cwt. * 8.0 cwt.) on an 800-pound feeder steer, which amounts to...