The “winds of change” have the potential to drastically change the marketing of beef calves in the next few years. Economic pressures may force greater conformity in the way cow-calf producers manage and prepare their calves for market. Those who are slow to conform may be at a disadvantage for marketing.
Bagley, Clell, "Health Programs which Improve the Marketability of Calves" (1997). All Current Publications. Paper 445.