Feeder cattle producers living a nightmare

Feeder cattle producers living a nightmare

Rhiannon Branch

Brownfield Network

Temporary closures and reduced capacity at packing plants from COVID-19 has placed added stress on cattle producers.  “There is no way to understate it, from a cattle feeder scenario this is a nightmare.”  University of Illinois Extension Beef Specialist Travis Meteer tells Brownfield bottom line impacts are hitting feeder cattle producers left and right, causing added stressors that cannot be ignored.

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