Show Heifer said:The two biggest barns around here are all equal. Good calves sell high, regardless of color. Bad calves don't sell, regardless of color. One barn doesn't even sort colored calves from blacks unless quality is an issue.
Add grays and wild white splashes to the 'went too cheap' pen. That's why most of our freezer meat comes from the off colors....a roan is almost like the kiss of death, no matter what it looks like. Blacks top the sale.
Ruchian said:I know that we have had the discussion about the color of cattle before, but I am wondering what people are seeing for price differences between black and non-black cattle.