Cow Slaughter Suggests Continued Liquidation

Cow Slaughter Suggests Continued Liquidation

Wes Ishmael

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“There is growing evidence that the extended cold weather has increased beef cow liquidation,” says Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist, in his weekly market comments. “Total beef cow slaughter has been up 11.1% the last four weeks after declining early in the year. Year-to-date beef cow slaughter is now down a scant 3.7% from last year…”

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