Texas Drought and Wildfires Cause Selloff of Cattle

The extended drought and wildfires are beginning to take their toll. Ranchers have begun culling their herds, selling off some of their animals to stem financial losses. With over two million acres of agricultural lands burned and 400 miles of fencing destroyed in West Texas alone, the ranchers have little choice. At least the cattle get to go where the grass is greener, literally. Here’s a brief but interesting report for you from CBS News. Makes you wonder where we might be headed with beef prices in the months ahead.

About M.J.Deare

I am a writer, actively researching topics of interest. I am also a graduate of the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, with a degree in English, and have a master's degree from the University of Memphis. Born in New Orleans, I lived there until moving to northwest Arkansas and from there to Memphis, Tennessee. My husband and I currently reside in The Woodlands, Texas.
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