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Thompson Farms Cattle Show Their Worth

Proven high-accuracy bulls produce calves worth more in the feedlot. A study of Thompson Farm calves sent to a Kansas feedlot supports that conclusion.

David Patterson, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist, described his study at the summer meeting of the MU Thompson Farm advisory board on Thursday, July 8 at the Thompson Farm near Spickard.
Patterson and MU economists tracked the calves from conception to weaning, backgrounding, through a

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