Economic Returns to Different Stocking Rates for Cattle on Ryegrass under Contract Grazing and Traditional Ownership

Economic returns to stocker production were estimated using results of a grazing experiment. If resources to buy cattle are not limited, traditional ownership was superior to contract grazing under all but extremely unfavorable price spreads. If capital to purchase stockers is limited, contract grazing may provide more returns.


Issue Date:
2006
Publication Type:
Conference Paper/ Presentation
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/35477
Total Pages:
20
JEL Codes:
Q100
Series Statement:
Selected Paper




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