Adding value to cattle doesn’t have to mean added paperwork and special programs. Sometimes it’s as simple as producing exactly what the market says it wants. Darr Feedlot, near Cozad, Neb., aims for a specific target: a safe, humanely handled, upper two-thirds Choice, yield grade (YG) 2 carcass. To get there, manager John Schroeder and his team pays attention to all the details. He shared their strategy at the 2016 Cattlemen’s College®, part of the Cattle Industry Convention and Trade Show in San Diego, Calif....
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