The survey of cattle producers indicates all cattle and calves as of January 1 totaled 94.76 million head which is a 0.5 percent increase from one year ago.
Better beef could mean 10% hike in demand andcattle on farms
The January 1, 2019 inventory of all cattle and calves in the U.S. grew to 94.76 million, head, up 0.5 percent from one year ago.
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One unknown hanging over all meat markets is the impact of rising tariffs on meat exports.
Record-high feed prices will stick around most of this year, which will continue to put the squeeze on an already suffering livestock industry.
Moving through the second half of 2018, the picture will become even clearer as the fall run of calves come to market and as producers continue to cull cows.