Weight gain and trading profit: If you don't know the difference you'll go backwards

Shan Goodwin
Updated June 14 2024 - 3:43pm, first published 6:00am
When it comes to trading cattle, there are two types of profit margins to consider, and plenty of numbers to crunch, say the experts. Picture via Shutterstock.
When it comes to trading cattle, there are two types of profit margins to consider, and plenty of numbers to crunch, say the experts. Picture via Shutterstock.

Trading cattle is pretty straight forward, right? All you have to do is buy low, whack a bit of feed into them, sell high and rake the dollars in.

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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. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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