Cost of cattle bites hard into processor margins

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
November 12 2020 - 11:00pm
Cost of cattle bites hard into processor margins

THE high cost of cattle and extreme shortage is pushing processors into a corner of struggling to maintain minimum weekly kill numbers, prompting talk that Christmas shutdowns might run longer this year.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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