Cash fed cattle prices rallied $2 to $4 per cwt.
During the past month robotics and other dairy precision technologies have been making headlines across the country, and even globally.
The Cattle on Feed report has been on a continual increasing trend since December 2016 and the current April inventory is the highest for the month in 12 years.
Just one missed cycle can add several dollars to the annual cost to keep a cow.
In her research report, Chesney Reeves, a high school student from Central City, Neb., says coccidia was present in 100% of the pens tested and in over 50% of the samples from every pen.
The wildfires, combined with the yearlong drought, have left a lot of producers relying on hay from other areas to feed their livestock.
Arla Foods, one of the world’s biggest dairy companies, said a weaker pound after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union prompted it to start a cost-cutting program to save $493.5 million by the end of 2020.