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Dairy production dips as cull cow prices soar

Dairy production in Alberta has dropped to its lowest level in a year — and the high price of cull cows is to blame

Reading Time: 2 minutes The price of replacement dairy heifers in Eastern Canada is keeping cull cows on the farm longer, reducing milk production by almost three per cent in Ontario from the same time last year. But in Alberta, it’s the strong price of cull cows that’s keeping milk production down. “Cull prices are really, really high,” said […] Read more