Ag Forum speaker raises prospect of corn rationing for livestock

Ag Forum speaker raises prospect of corn rationing for livestock

Blair Fannin

Texas A&M

Record corn prices are creating major concerns for the livestock feeding industry, and if the run-up continues, corn rationing for animals may be an option, according to one expert at the 2008 Texas Ag Forum in Austin this week.

Cattle feedlot operators are becoming less tolerant of record corn prices, and some feedlots are on the brink of putting themselves up for sale or going out of business, speakers said.

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