Jun 19, 2006
— There is value to the buyer and seller by implementing a good health management program. Commercial cattlemen operating terminal-based programs vying to reap profits from feedlots will benefit when the feedlot benefits. Cattle that have a better chance of being stamped Choice earn the feedlot greater profits, thus cattlemen able to produce such cattle will be paid premiums. Although there are many factors dictating Quality Grade, it is much more than simply genetics. A lot depends on health management, limiting commingling, and following reputable health protocols.