USDA analysts say feeder cattle numbers are continuing to rise, and are most likely to keep going strong for the foreseeable future. The Drovers Cattle Network has the full story.
The severe, unexpected blizzard that hit Western parts of South Dakota Oct. 4-5 left thousands of dead cattle in its wake, with early death estimates totaling 60,000 and higher. However, state veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven has estimated the numbers will more likely be around 20,000. Drovers Cattle Network has the full story.
Cattle feeders have witnessed record fed cattle prices over the past few years. But they also have experienced record prices for feed and feeder cattle, resulting in record feeding losses that at times exceeded $200 per head for Corn Belt cattle feeders. This has occurred despite the fact that cattle supplies have been declining for […]