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Prices for beef cattle have outpaced other livestock prices

Since 2000, inflation-adjusted meat prices have reflected slower production growth as meat output responded to lower producer profits due in part to higher feed costs. Cattle production costs, production, and prices also have been affected by poor forage conditions due to lingering droughts over much of the past decade, particularly in the Southern Plains.

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Last updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014

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