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  Retained Ownership Online - resources to help managers get information and make profitable decisions about backgrounding, grazing, preconditioning and finishing cattle.
Current Situation

Current Market

Background Fact Sheets

Decision Tools

Current Situation: Market analyses, budget summaries; expected economic outcomes; etc of alternative retained ownership programs.
Current Market: Price information for Kentucky and the rest of the world as well as anaylses from Kentucky and the Livestock Marketing Information Center.
Background Fact Sheets: Focused information on various aspects of retaining ownership, from purchasing to finishing, from nutrition to finding a feedlot.
Decision Tools: Computerized spreadsheet programs to analyze backgrounding and finishing, to run on Excel® and Quattro®.


Link to University of Kentucky.
Link to College of Agriculture
Link to Agricultural Economics
Link to Animal Sciences Beef Research and Education
This site was created by A. Lee Meyer, Extension Professor in Agricultural Economics at the University of Kentucky, and John D. Anderson, now Associate Extension Professor at Mississippi State University.


Question/Problems with this Web Site? Contact aecwww@lsv.uky.edu.
Last Update: September 9, 2005.