The sweet spot for growing out weaners this winter

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
February 24 2022 - 1:30am
RISKS AND REWARDS: Livestock consultant Jeff House says the decision on whether or not to grow out weaners this winter will require considering many factors.

WITH plenty of feed in paddocks and a good three-month rainfall outlook hitting up against a very strong current weaner market, the age-old quandary of whether or not to grow out cattle over winter is this year one of the toughest ever for southern beef producers.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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