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Status of US Beef Herd Expansion

Source: USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist The unexpectedly rapid and harsh adjustment in feeder cattle prices in 2016 has raised many questions about the current status of herd expansion.  Have changes in producer expectations altered herd expansion in 2016 and, more importantly, for 2017 and …

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Beef Herd Expansion Progress Report

Source: Livestock Marketing Information Center Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist We are now two years into herd expansion and that leads to questions of how much more herd expansion is ahead and, to a lesser degree, questions about how fast remaining herd expansion will occur.  Beginning with a January, 2014 …

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