Death loss projections from Oklahoma's wildfires are lower than last year's Starbuck Fire that impacted the same region, but anywhere from 1,500-2,500 cattle could have died estimates a state veterinarian.
Thanks to an outpouring of support, more than $400,000 has been raised for Kansas and Oklahoma wildfire relief funds, which is an amount of money even greater than the staggering number of acres burned in the March wild
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures climbed to a two-week high on Monday, buoyed by technical buying and ideas that strong consumer demand for beef would continue, traders and analysts said.
Parts of Iosco and Ogemaw counties in Michigan have been designated by officials as a “Potential High-Risk Area” for bovine tuberculosis after a white-tailed deer in Alcona County tested positive for the disease.
U.S. cattle producers are in the midst of aggressive expansion. Just as severe drought from 2010 to 2012 reduced numbers to 60-year lows, record-high prices in 2014 and abundant moisture are encouraging ranchers to rebu