Cattle Cycles Could Be Thing Of The Past: Report

Cattle Cycles Could Be Thing Of The Past: Report

The U.S cattle inventory will likely remain flat through the end of the decade and the days of fairly predictable cycles could be over, agribusiness financial services provider Rabobank said in a report on the U.S. beef industry. The report noted that the last identifiable cycle for the U.S. beef cow herd occurred between 1981 and 1995. Since then, the beef cow herd has been declining, even as more beef has been produced through increased slaughter weights.


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