EAG-020: What Drives Market Calf Prices in South Texas 2015?
calf prices information sheet

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Product Code: EAG-020

Free electronic download only. Research conducted in South Texas in 2015 found that prices were higher for polled/dehorned calves, lower for calves with red or spotted coats, and not significantly lower for Bos indicus-crossed calves. Extension faculty collected data from the sales of 1,847 head of cattle in Bee, Karnes, Jim Wells, Live Oak, and Starr Counties. This publication explains the study and its implications for South Texas producers. (2 pp., 1 table). By Levi A. Russell