Current Progressive Cattle digital edition

Poll: Ranchers prefer to sell for cash

Published on 18 April 2022

Methods of marketing and selling cattle are one of the key facets of the debate surrounding price discovery and market transparency. 

Progressive Cattle asked readers how they prefer to sell their cattle. About 72% said they preferred to sell their cattle for cash. The remainder of the respondents indicated they go through alternative markets or sell their cattle by other means – 21.1% and 7%, respectively.  end mark

What's your preference for selling your cattle?

  • Cash price: 71.9%

  • Alternative markets: 21.1%

  • Other: 7%