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Poll: Repairs and maintenance top the winter priority list

Published on 14 January 2022

Wintertime is typically a time when cattle and forage production slows down, providing ranchers a much-needed respite from the daily grind and leaving room in the schedule for different tasks. 

Progressive Cattle asked producers which tasks top their winter priority lists.

Repairs and maintenance led the pack, drawing 30.5% of the votes, with family time following with 21.7%. Making plans for the future and catching up on recordkeeping and legal issues came in next, with 18.3% and 17.8%, respectively. Construction projects brought up the rear with 11.7% of the votes.  end mark

What do you prioritize in the winter?

  • Repairs and maintenance: 30.5%

  • Family time: 21.7%

  • Future planning: 18.3%

  • Recordkeeping and legal work: 17.8%

  • Construction projects: 11.7%