Our Thinking

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Our Thinking

Learn more about cattle feeding

How to Invest in Cattle

To get started, ask for our white paper, "Feeding Cattle for Beginners", but in a nutshell, weather drives feed costs and global wealth drives demand. And now, exports to China.  Geopolitical issues and trade agreements invariably affect business.

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Why the Midwest?

Investing in the Midwest region of the United States is good business. Our work ethic and natural resources are what puts us on top of a global supermarket. Ritter Feedyards is in the middle of the Heartland, which means, the best value for feed with your investments....

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Tracking Your Investment

When involved in any investment, Ritter Feedyards want to be as transparent as possible. The tracking software used for performance is the best in the industry. Micro Technologies and Hi Plains Pro Feeder is what gives our customers a front row view of what there...

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Care for Incoming Cattle

Before our new guests arrive, (cattle) our team collects all the information that we can about them. Some of the important ones are : What weight are they ? Where in the U.S. are they coming from ? What is there history ? Do they have a vaccination records ? Are they...

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Expected Returns in Cattle Feeding

There are two different ways to invest in feeder cattle: futures on the CME, and cattle on the hoof. Returns are very different. The former is a purely speculative play. The latter creates value through management skill throughout the value chain. In the real world,...

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