Factors affecting variability in feedlot steer profits

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dc.contributor.author Langemeier, Michael R.
dc.contributor.author Mintert, J.
dc.contributor.author Schroeder, Ted C.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-10-14T17:57:34Z
dc.date.available 2010-10-14T17:57:34Z
dc.date.issued 2010-10-14T17:57:34Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/6332
dc.description.abstract This study examined the relative importance of price and animal performance factors on cattle finishing profitability. Using data from a single feedlot, sale prices, feeder prices, and corn prices explained 90 to 95% of the variation in steer profits. About 50% of the variability was explained by fed cattle prices alone. Because sale, feeder, and corn prices have a large impact on profits per head, cattle feeders should attempt to manage the risks associated with these three factors. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1992 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 92-407-S en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service); 651 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Cattle finishing profitability en_US
dc.subject Sale prices en_US
dc.subject Feeder cattle prices en_US
dc.title Factors affecting variability in feedlot steer profits en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1992 en_US
dc.citation.epage 61 en_US
dc.citation.spage 59 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1992, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, March 6, 1992 en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid mlange en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid tcs en_US
dc.contributor.authoreid jmintert en_US

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