Drought conditions push producers to sell cattle pairs
Connie Sieh Groop
The Cattle Business Weekly
“Borderline ballistic,” is how Steve Hellwig of Hub City Livestock in Aberdeen, S.D. describes the activity at the south sale barn in the first few weeks in June as trucks and trailers delivered animals to fill the pens. Those facing parched pastures and little feed trimmed their cattle herds to make use of available resources.