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Permalink What information can you give me on the economics of bison production?


Answer: I am pleased to provide you with information on the economics of bison production, including production budgets.

For information on raising and marketing bison, see the ATTRA publication Bison Production. The following resources go into detail on developing a budget for a bison production enterprise.


Foulke, Thomas, Steven J. Torok, Tex Taylor, and Edward Bradley. 2001. Enterprise Budget: Bison Cow-Calf. University of Wyoming.

Metzger, Steve and V.L. Anderson. Commercial Bison Production: Economic Analysis and Budget Projections. North Dakota State University.

PSU. 1995. Agricultural Alternatives: Bison Production. Penn State University Small-scale and Part-time Farming Project.



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