Yup, you read that right. Decrease your COG up to 200%.

A study published in 2009 by Dr. Bill Hessman showed that testing for and removing BVD-PI cattle can decrease your Cost of Gain up to 200%. This was for elevated risk cattle in a starter yard for 66 days. Take a look at the chart here, these numbers are from 2009.

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The full study can be found here.

With the rising cost of producing cattle lets find an area where you can decrease the cost.