Fewer cattle being fattened for slaughter

The number of feedlot cattle in the country, at 9.8 million head, is down 1 percent from last Sept 1, said USDA’s Cattle on Feed report. The monthly report says 1.72 million head were put on feed during August, the lowest number for the month since 1996, Marketings during the month also were the lowest since 1996.… » Read More

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