Beef Cow Slaughter Climbs

Graphic -- BEEF COW SLAUGHTER Federally Inspected, Weekly

The drought impact of beef cow slaughter is taking its toll in several regions around the U.S. The start of pasture and range conditions was the worst start since the 2012 and 2013 growing seasons.  These early weeks are showing a large portion of the U.S. was already requiring supplemental feed to maintain herds.

For more on this topic, see the Livestock Monitor article below.