US poised for liquidation

By Matt Dalgleish, Mecardo
March 15 2019 - 7:00pm
FIGURE 1: US female slaughter ratio- seasonal. The US female slaughter ratio (FSR) has tested toward the upper boundary of the normal seasonal range that could be expected for this time in the year.

Drought conditions across much of the US during the northern hemisphere summer, saw the proportion of female cattle slaughtered out of total cattle slaughtered, lift above 47 per cent during the month of July (Figure 1).

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