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#5703833 - 04/16/15 08:22 PM Money on the ground
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Wish I had these and more right now the way the market is.
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#5703886 - 04/16/15 08:48 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
tdecker22 Offline
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Registered: 12/22/09
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Loc: Emory,TX
You could not be more correct. I pass by pastures all the time and it's amazing how much money is standing out there. I am building a decent herd myself.
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#5704234 - 04/17/15 06:09 AM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
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GUTIT, that "aint" no lie! I enjoyed having my cows, but now it would even be more enjoyable!
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#5704294 - 04/17/15 07:18 AM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
colt45 Offline
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couple wks ago I watched a 150 lb calf bring $4.50 a lb
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#5704323 - 04/17/15 07:43 AM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
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Not sure what the exact going rate for cattle are right now, but I tend to just multiply them by $3,000 when I see a group of them to estimate their gross worth.

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#5704560 - 04/17/15 09:55 AM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
cameron00 Offline
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Loc: Texas
Those are cows, guys.

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#5704577 - 04/17/15 10:05 AM Re: Money on the ground [Re: cameron00]
Mr. Clean Offline
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Originally Posted By: cameron00
Those are cows, guys.


Pffffff......city boys just don't get it.
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#5705139 - 04/17/15 02:18 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
dogcatcher Offline
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I have seen more cattle in pastures between post and Roswell this spring than ever before. We also have notice more bull haulers on the road headed east than in the last 5 years.
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#5705179 - 04/17/15 02:42 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: cameron00]
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Originally Posted By: cameron00
Those are cows, guys.


Where? I see money.
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#5705246 - 04/17/15 03:14 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
dkite Offline
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Registered: 09/13/11
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Loc: Central Texas
Lots of money just about 2000 a head for mommas right now.

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#5705318 - 04/17/15 04:15 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
Nathan at Fork Offline
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Registered: 09/29/07
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Loc: Emory, TX
Yeah, Im really debating our our latest calf we steered out to put in the freezer. He is probably 350 lbs right now. Going to be some good eating but he sure would bring a lot of money, lol.
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#5705582 - 04/17/15 06:58 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
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Registered: 10/12/11
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Loc: West Texas
My buddy just bought a bunch of all black heifers. $1750 a head.

I offered $500 for every calf that hits the ground. Never heard back from him.

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#5705807 - 04/17/15 08:51 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
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Just curious, how much is a round bale of coastal (nothing too fancy, doesn't have to be horse quality) going for these days? How many of y'all are even feeding hay now that the spring green-up has begun? I remember paying $100 a bale, maybe over $10 per square bale, back in the late 2000s, before my dad's family sold our ranch out from under us.
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#5705837 - 04/17/15 09:04 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: rattler03]
tdecker22 Offline
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Originally Posted By: rattler03
Just curious, how much is a round bale of coastal (nothing too fancy, doesn't have to be horse quality) going for these days? How many of y'all are even feeding hay now that the spring green-up has begun? I remember paying $100 a bale, maybe over $10 per square bale, back in the late 2000s, before my dad's family sold our ranch out from under us.

Good horse quality square bales are about $7.00ea right now. Descent fertilized coastal is going for around $50.00 a bale.
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#5705916 - 04/17/15 09:44 PM Re: Money on the ground [Re: GUTIT]
aeb Offline
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Registered: 06/06/10
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Last truck load of coastal cost me $100/bale delivered. Cubes $378/ton. Double what I was paying ten years ago.
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