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Many reports show a cow-calf operation can gain value by preconditioning its calves before marketing. This article looks at the preconditioning outlook as of October 2018 and other items.
This year’s preconditioning outlook looks to have tighter margins than what we’ve seen in the past couple years. However, by managing costs and keeping an eye on the markets, there is profit to be made for both backgrounding and running stocker cattle.
Having a preconditioning program is a necessary component for your cattle to perform successfully after weaning and after leaving the ranch. Cow-calf producers who retain their own calves and want to gain a better understanding of the preconditioning phase should attend this event.