There any number of truths for ranchers, one being that everything you do has consequences beyond what you intend.
Take, for instance, fall profits. Your paycheck from your weaned calves can depend heavily on decisions you make in the spring for both cows and calves, says Kevin Hill, DVM, technical services manager for Merck Animal Health. And cutting costs this spring may very well cut your profit next fall.
On the other hand, a little money spent well now may pay handsome returns come weaning time....More