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Custom feeding may be the wise choice this year, but you still have to calculate 
all the costs.

When it makes sense to have cattle custom fed

Freight costs, yardage, and the ‘opportunity cost’ of your labour may be the deciding factors

Trucking in hay is very expensive this year, but you still have to run the numbers to decide if it’s better to buy feed or have cattle custom fed, says a provincial farm business management specialist. The first step is to calculate the cost of putting feed into the feed bunk, said Dean Dyck. This […] Read more