Marketing feeder cattle has changed in the last 15 years, hasn’t it?
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Marketing feeder cattle has changed in the last 15 years, hasn’t it? By 2001 the internet bubble had burst and we were in a new age. Since 2002 video and internet auctions were prominent enough to compel USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) to track the activity. Today, an internet search for “internet auctions for cattle” yields pages of results. However, the volume of cattle marketed through the internet or video channels reported on the USDA’s Weekly National Feeder & Stocker Cattle Summary has not showed the high growth that the number of search results would suggest.