EAG-022: Economic Impact of Calf Castration in South Texas
calf castration information sheet

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Product Code: EAG-022

Free electronic download only. Prices in South Texas are significantly higher for steers than for bull calves, according to a study of 1,847 market calves in 2015. 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. Russel