Dairy Cow Culling Slows In May

June 27, 2010 06:13 AM
USDA reported Friday that 209,000 moo bossies were sent to slaughter through Federally inspected facilities in May. This is 3,000 head fewer than a year ago, and 26,000 head fewer than in April 2009.
Year-to-date, U.S. dairymen have culled 1,155,000 cows, or 34,000 head fewer than in 2009 through May. This is a 2.9% decrease.
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