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Cargill Closure Announcement – How Much Can The Industry Afford?

by Troy Marshall in My View From The Country via Beef Magazine What does Cargill’s announcement about the closure of its Lockney, TX, feedyard next summer signify? Cargill announced this week that it plans to close its Lockney, TX, feedyard, located about 45 miles … Continue reading

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Zilmax Ban Raises Questions

Katie Micik DTN Markets Editor OMAHA (DTN) — Sales in the U.S. and Canada of feed additive Zilmax will be temporarily suspended, Merck & Company’s animal health division announced Friday. Most evidence suggests 60% to 80% of the nation’s cattle … Continue reading

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Moving cattle on autopilot

by Bob Kinford When cattle get used to being moved and going to fresh feed, they see an open gate and automatically go through. This was the first time I had taken this route. Once again, look at the speed … Continue reading

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Cargill to idle beef plant that employs 2,000

It was little by little but it has suddenly turned to leaps and bouds. We are well on our way to being just another 3rd World Banana Republic — jtl By Dani Friedland  via meatingplace Cargill will idle its beef … Continue reading

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