What you need to start a cattle farm

One of the most profitable ways to run a farm is to raise and breed cattle.  There are over 800 types of cattle and they fall into two main categories of usage, dairy or beef.  So, if you are thinking about building a cattle ranch there are a few steps you must compete to achieve success. 

1. Aquire land.  This is vital, as you need to have enough land that will support however many cattle you will raise.  This means finding the right propety with at least two acres of pasture and enough extra land for the barn and other facilities you will need.  It is ideal if the land has a natural supply of grass, grain and water.

2. Next you will want to decide on what type of cattle you will raise.  Then you will want to make sure you have the right feed and equipment to handle them.

3. You will want to fence your property, to keep the cattle in and everything else out.  Your will also want to build plenty of shelters to protect them from the harsh elements when necessary.

4.You will want to make sure you have the right equipment like, water troughs, hayfeeders and more!

5. Lastly, you will want to make sure you have a large animal vet. This is super important to keep your cattle healthy and happy. A sick cow can end up costing you more than it did ti start the farm.

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