Lower corn prices, strong beef
market drive calves to feedlots
By Jennifer Stewart-Burton
November 10, 2011
Cattle producers are likely to use more corn than previously expected according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's latest Cattle on Feed report.
The implication of the Oct. 21 report is that feed grains used by cattle in feedlots from the 2011 crop will be more than 5 percent higher than what was fed from the 2010 crop.