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The August fire at Tyson's Finney County, Kan., beef facility too 6% of slaughter capacity offline and forced packers to scramble to pick up the slack at other harvest locations.
Beef packers saw their margins decline to the lowest level since before the Tyson packing plant fire August 9 as beef cutout prices declined and cash cattle prices increased.
Packers were hesitant to offer a bid on cattle early last week, and after a $5 decline, feeders still have many unanswered questions about the impact of harvest capacity.
Packer participation in the cattle market was an issue even before Friday night's fire at Tyson's Holcomb, Kan., beef packing facility.
As technology transforms the meat business, the impacts will resonate throughout the supply chain.
Cattle producers suffer second market disruption in seven months, look to future.
Lawyers for America’s largest beef packing companies asked a federal judge on Friday to dismiss the class action suit filed against them by a group of ranchers last year.