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A domino effect: Meatpacking plant closures

By |April 22, 2020|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Following multiple U.S. meatpacking plant closures, livestock producers are quickly reducing herds to limit profit losses. With such a quick drop in demand, many [...]

Livestock and poultry populations up over 2 percent YOY

By |April 24, 2019|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Dairy & Eggs, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There were nearly 12.0 million head of cattle on feed as of Apr. 1, up 2 percent year over year and a recent record. [...]

Cattle on feed still up 4 percent as summer begins

By |July 23, 2018|Categories: Corn & Soy Complex, Livestock & Poultry|Tags: , , , , , , |

U.S. cattle on feed totaled 11.3 million head as of July 1, reflecting the month-over-month decline expected for this time of year but up [...]