Marketing and Livestock Budgets

Marketing and Livestock Budgets

Economics of Rebreeding Non-pregnant Females

photo of cow with calf in pasture(August 2016) In Nebraska, spring calving is the prevailing cow-calf production system and non-pregnant (“open”) females are often sold in October and November as cull cows. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln conducted a budget simulation analysis for a five-year period to compare the economics of selling non-pregnant spring-calving cows immediately after being diagnosed in the fall or rebreeding these cows to be sold as pregnant fall-calving cows in the spring. Learn more.

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Livestock Production
Decision Aids

Beef Cow Share Lease Agreements (EC841 - PDF 352KB)
Guidelines to consider when establishing a cattle share lease arrangement

Estimated Annual Cow Cost Budget for Central Nebraska 2015 (PDF 48KB)

System Budgets for a Cow Herd
Agricultural Economics Department
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Ag Manager's Toolbox
West Central Research and Extension Center
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

Sandhills Cow/Calf Producer Budget
Agricultural Economics Department
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

The Livestock Indemnity Program and the Importance of Recordkeeping
Agricultural Economics Department
University of Nebraska–Lincoln

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International Marketing

AMS Audit and Accreditation Programs (USDA Agricultural Marketing Service)

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