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Beef Production for Small Farms: An Overview

Covers three general types of small-scale cattle enterprises: (1) cow-calf breeding herds, (2) growing and feeding operations, and (3) backgrounding operations. The publication also covers topics such as feeding and keeping cattle healthy, marketing your product, understanding beef grading, and keeping financial records. It concludes with a list of additional resources and a glossary of terms.

EC 1514    Revised March 2018    17 pages