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Cowherd expansion is underway

cattle on stalks-central Nebraska 11-14Livestock economist Jim Robb, director of the Denver-based Livestock Marketing Information Center, spoke at a recent conference on “Rebuilding the Cowherd” in North Platte, Nebraska.  Robb says it looks like the expansion phase of the cattle cycle is finally getting underway. But he expects the growth in cow numbers to be “modest” over the next several years.  And he says there are many factors that producers need to think about when considering expansion.

AUDIO: Jim Robb

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