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Factors that Affect Seasonality in Kentucky Feeder Calf Prices and How Calving Dates Affect Cow-Calf Enterprise Profitability

  title={Factors that Affect Seasonality in Kentucky Feeder Calf Prices and How Calving Dates Affect Cow-Calf Enterprise Profitability},
  author={Daniel C. Hardin and Sayed H. Saghaian},
This study uses an empirical analysis and a budget analysis to study seasonality in calf prices and cow-calf operator incomes. Calf prices were found to be highest in the summer and lowest in the fall while profits for cow-calf operators were found to be highest for spring calving cow herds. 

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