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#5504166 - 12/28/14 12:09 PM Cattle Lease Question
mpr77 Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/29/12
Posts: 256
Sorry might be unrelated but I know some people here
will know the answer.

What's going rate for cattle lease like this?

1200 acres. central texas Comanche brownwood area?
4 tanks on property
usually plenty of grass as long as we get rain

also fences are old on place but would new fences be
land owner or cattle leasee responsibility? I figure
probably land owner unless the cattle ruin the fences

Thanks

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#5504784 - 12/28/14 05:20 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
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Registered: 08/05/11
Posts: 80
Concho county, I get $5/acre, but plan to go up next year to $7/acre.
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#5504833 - 12/28/14 05:46 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
txbobcat Offline
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Registered: 06/18/05
Posts: 2512
Loc: TX
By the head probably a better option unless you set a number of head limit.

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#5504934 - 12/28/14 06:39 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
C3 guide Offline
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Registered: 05/05/13
Posts: 841
Loc: Boerne
I would say 7$ a acre or 14$ a head per month and bulls are 20 a head per month.

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#5504936 - 12/28/14 06:39 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
C3 guide Offline
Tracker

Registered: 05/05/13
Posts: 841
Loc: Boerne
I would say 7$ a acre or 14$ a head per month and bulls are 20 a head per month.

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#5505439 - 12/28/14 09:54 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
TX Hitman Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 10/12/11
Posts: 273
Loc: West Texas
I get $15 per head in Kent county. I've heard it getting as high as $20 per head in some areas.

Grazed 100 cows and about 60 calves for 2 months on 160 acres. Grass held up good and not over grazed at all. Probably could have gone another month.

We plan to shred the broom grass and pray for more rain.

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#5508555 - 12/30/14 11:46 AM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
huntwest Offline
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Registered: 09/17/10
Posts: 1946
Loc: Albany
Shackleford County $8 to $10 per acre.
Or $15 per head with calf per month.

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#5508674 - 12/30/14 12:52 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
mightberedneck Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 05/03/14
Posts: 30
Loc: Texas
Are you looking to lease it out or lease for yourself?

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#5510724 - 12/31/14 01:06 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mightberedneck]
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Registered: 10/14/09
Posts: 6278
Loc: Goldthwaite,Tx
$10 to $15 an acre on native and $15 to $25 per acre on improved grasses in my area. Land owner builds the new fences and the leasee does the up keep.

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#5512721 - 01/01/15 10:43 AM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
jetdad Offline
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Registered: 03/02/13
Posts: 1001
Loc: Grayson county
Also remember the landowner will probably want to limit the number of cattle to prevent overgrazing. They also may require to you to rotate off for some period of time. Just something to look for in your lease. You may or may not agree with potential restrictions. Read your lease carefully or if you are not comfortable doing so find someone that is competent to look it over.

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#5521483 - 01/05/15 01:03 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
AZBear Offline
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Registered: 04/07/11
Posts: 147
I'd give $10-15/acre for something like that. New fences would be the landowners responsibility. If you don't have a new fence I would just make do with what is already there. I would pay a little extra for newer fencing on property.

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#5528517 - 01/08/15 04:09 PM Re: Cattle Lease Question [Re: mpr77]
Clay Reid Offline


Registered: 04/12/09
Posts: 642
Loc: Archer City
I pay 15 on one place and 20 on anther for grass . If you got it I will lease it .
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