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Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry Outlook: March 2012

by Rachel Johnson

Outlook No. (LDPM-213) 18 pp, March 2012

Beef cow slaughter may be declining, and heifer retention to replace cows may be in early stages. Cattle feeding margins are improving for the short term, but packers are likely still seeing red. Retail prices may also be encountering some consumer resistance.

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

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Last updated: Monday, June 04, 2012

For more information contact: Rachel Johnson