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Cattle are auctioned off at Cattlemen’s Livestock Auction in Galt, California. California’s drought has led many ranchers to sell their cattle, often to buyers farther east, as grazing land becomes barren and hay becomes scarce and expensive.

Drought sends California cattle to Texas

The beef industry in the U.S. is becoming increasingly mobile as cattle move large distances to feeding and slaughter

For decades, ranchers from the east have brought their livestock to California, where mild winters and lush natural pastures created prime conditions for fattening beef cattle. No more. In the midst of the worst California drought in decades, the grass is stunted and some creeks are dry. Ranchers in the Golden State are loading tens […] Read more