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Depends where you live and what condition your pastures are in, and what the weight is of these cattle: are they weaned steers/heifers or mature cows with/without calves? You may only need 150 acres for 150 cattle, or you may need 1500 acres for 150 cattle. Check with your local agricultural extension office for more a more definite estimate of your stocking rate for your area.

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Q: How many acres do 150 beef cattle need?
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What was the main reason that ranchers began to rise cattle for products other than beef?

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