Hold up: Now is historically not the best time of year to sell
Bunk space can vary depending on if calves were preconditioned or not prior to entering the feedlot.
Tons of sand, sediment and silt — some in dunes as high as 10 feet — have been scattered across the eastern half to two-thirds of Nebraska by the March flooding.
Demand will be increasingly important as greater supply hits supermarket meat counters.
Muddy feedlot conditions common in 2019 lead to poor animal performance, some health issues, and increased odors as temperatures warm.
Pumpkins are usually known for their use as Halloween décor, but their use as a cattle feed source is not uncommon.
The cattle industry in general and feedlots in particular have done a good job managing growing livestock supplies for most of the last year, helping to minimize supply pressure coming to bear on cattle markets in the c
John Pollak, former director of the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, has been named coordination lead for the Nebraska Integrated Beef Systems Initiative at the University of Nebraska.