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It’s not just the price of beef that drives cattle values

Hides are a big part of the profitability equation for packers 
and when buyers of leather cut back, producers feel the pain


There has been some great despair over cattle prices this year. Fed cattle dropped below sea level when they decided to descend. This was not entirely unexpected, but we still don’t have a lot of cattle inventory in Canada and our North American economy is OK. What is happening? Cattlemen and cattlewomen have always believed […] Read more