Ky Cattlemen’s Assoc; Chinese Beef Embargo Lift Will Add Jobs and Value to Ky Cattle Industry

Ky Cattlemen’s Assoc; Chinese Beef Embargo Lift Will Add Jobs and Value to Ky Cattle Industry

Sydni Anderson

WKMS

A decision by China to lift the beef embargo on the U.S. has a Kentucky cattle group optimistic. The Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association president Chuck Crutcher said the lift will have a tremendous impact on the state’s beef industry adding around a $50 to $100 value to beef carcasses. In addition, Crutcher said the re-opening of the Chinese market will add jobs into feedlots and the shipping industry.

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