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Oh, well I takes a lot of land and a lot of equipment and financial backing to pull off. I have 800 acres of Montana range land 175 irrigated and the rest normal western grazing land. I plan to run 100 head of cattle starting out and up it to 200 in a few years. The way you make money is selling the yearling that were born that March (they should weigh about 500lbs) and the market is a little down right now so I would get about $1.86 a pound . Which would turn out to be a lot of money, but the operating costs of a ranch are extremely high. Also another thing to keep in mind is haying because hay is to expensive to buy you have to do it yourself which happens in earlier summer, you need enough hay to go 2 straight months. Equipment is expensive to you will need, a tractor with bale fork, a baler, hay swather, a large truck to move bales, a 3/4 Ton or 1 ton truck, atv's, a bale spreader, and other equipment depend on spoon your climate. Hope this helps.
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