Cargill will no longer feed their own cattle after selling two feedlots in Kansas and Colorado to Green Plains Inc.
On January 8, Cargill Cattle Feeders LLC completed the sale of its Lockney, Texas, feed yard to Lofton Trust, a family-owned cattle operation based in California.
Twenty jobs preserved as Lockney facility remains open in wake of Plainview beef processing plant's 2013 shutdown.
Selecting against ill-tempered cattle has always made good sense. Wild cattle are hard on equipment, people, other cattle, and now we know that they are hard on the bottom line.
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Although the design is important, it is more important to obey the principles and operation of the BudBox. Even atypically-shaped and sized boxes can work well if the operators obey the principles and work them properly.
Omaha-based Green Plains Inc., has sold its remaining 50% interest in Green Plains Cattle Co. LLC, which has a one-time capacity of 355,000 head in six feedlots across three states.
The addition of the two Cattle Empire yards boosts Friona Industries to the nation's second-largest cattle feeding entity.