Kentucky, U.S. cattle numbers decrease

February 2012
Southeast Farm Press Exclusive Insight;2/14/2012, p8
The article reports on the drop in the cattle and calf inventory in Kentucky for January 1, 2012, which was estimated at 2.15 million. It says that the total inventory decreased by 40,000 head from last year. According to the author, other heifers showed a slight increase in inventory as beef and milk replacement heifers decreased. The drop in Kentucky cow inventory in each of the last five years is also discussed.


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