Beef Tips: Feedlots adding days on feed

Beef Tips: Feedlots adding days on feed

*Dr. Larry Corah is professor emeritus at Kansas State University.

IT'S not surprising that with feedlot margins running in the red, fed cattle selling for $1.40-1.60/lb. and the cost of feedlot gain at 80-95 cents/lb., feedlot operators have added days on feed prior to selling.

In his August "Professional Cattle Consultants" newsletter, industry economist Shawn Walter summarizes it nicely, noting that additional days

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