Understanding cost-of-gain optimizes carcass weight
Most cattle feeders can fairly accurately measure the input side of this equation, such as feed deliveries, daily yardage costs, etc. The output side—primarily average daily gain—can be more difficult, but can often be estimated relatively closely through experience or through use of data and models.
You must Sign In or Register to access this content
Not a subscriber yet? Try WLJ free for 30 days!
Register to read WLJ's digital edition and enjoy unlimited access to the news source more livestock producers depend on.
Click here to begin your free 30 day trial subscription.
Current WLJ subscribers: Log in using your six-digit customer number, which you will find printed above your name on the mailing label of your weekly journal. Use the password wlj123, then go to the profile page to customize your password and log in as you wish.