Packers can’t keep up to U.S. cattle herd expansion

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The U.S. cattle herd has grown to 93.6 million head, but in many regions that expansion actually replaces animals that were culled because of catastrophic drought. “In the last three years we have expanded rather rapidly,” said Kevin Good, an analyst with Cattlefax who spoke at the recent National Cattlemen’s Beef Association […] Read more