Ranchers Working Overtime to Fight Arctic Temperatures
By Clinton Griffiths, Drovers牋
February 16, 2021
As snow, ice and frigid temperatures hit the middle of the country, the biggest concern right now is the long tail this cold weather could have on livestock, AgDay抯 Clinton Griffiths reports.
Getting livestock enough feed to help them through the cold continues to be a major focus, and with calving season underway, this extended cold period has producers keeping a close eye on their herds and many are working overtime to keep calves dry and warm, he says.
Derrell Peel, Livestock Marketing Specialist at Oklahoma State University, says the cold has been affecting the cattle markets as well...
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