For many, when they assess the economics of their cow/calf enterprise and observe the lack of profitability, their assumption is that the cow/calf business is not for them. Dallas shares that the average cow/calf producer is not profitable; however, top producers have found it to be incredibly lucrative. So, we discuss how to enhance the profitability of cows by reducing direct costs, increasing gross product, and more. It turns out there is a lot that most can do to improve the cow/calf enterprise, and it can generate very competitive returns.

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