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Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: January 2012

by Rachel Johnson

Outlook No. (LDPM-211) 23 pp, January 2012

Beef/Cattle: Recent rains have provided some relief in the drought-affected Southern United States, but La Niña is expected to continue her influence into 2012. Despite the drought-induced sell-off of cattle in the South and record-high feed prices, prices for all cattle have held up well in 2011. However, profit margins for cattle feeders and packers have been largely negative.

Keywords: Cattle; hogs; poultry, eggs; sheep; beef; trade; pork; beef lamb

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Last updated: Wednesday, June 20, 2012

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