Verified FBN Member (MO)


Question for cattle grazing.

I have a farmer wanting to rent my ground to graze cattle. 475 acre farm. 350 acres of the farm is in corn. Grazing will start after corn is harvested. 6 ponds with waterers. Good fence. Any idea per acre?


Verified FBN Member (TX)

We change $.75 - $1/hd/day depending on quality and quantity of stubble. We provide water and fencing.

Verified FBN Member (SD)

I charge my neighbor .50 cents a day per cow I'm in charge of water and he helps put up and take down the fence.

Verified FBN Member (OK)

In southern Oklahoma, $15-$20/ month for pairs. $0.35-$0.40 / lb of gain for stocker calves. Cattle owner takes care of them.

Verified FBN Member (NE)

Are you taking care of them? What kind of forage will be in the area that is grazed? I’m guessing corn stalks?

Verified FBN Member (MT)

.75 per hd/day. neither of you are going to get rich. Make sure there level headed enough to deal with.

Verified FBN Member (ND)

Have the renter remove any electric fencing once the grazing is done as you do not want to encounter that when you are planting next spring.


Verified FBN Member (OH)

Grass pasture around me rents for $12.00 per animal a month or we also rent some for $70.00 acre per year. Most crop land around me has had all of the fence taken out so cant help you on worth for your situation.

Verified FBN Member (IL)

I can't help on amounts, but I agree it would be best done be per head (or pair) per day.

Verified FBN Member (NE)

It seams pretty standard in Nebraska to charge $15 an acre or .65 cents a day.


Verified FBN Member (AB, CAN)


We pay anywhere between $0.75-0.95 per day per cow calf pair for grass. And about $0.70-1.00 for after harvested grazing depending on the protein and the amount of trash left behind. This is with less waterers and the land rent is not nearly as much up here in north central Alberta as it is down there. So take it at whats its worth.