Dan’s Cow-Calf Corner Cattle Trade Update

Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist — Total cattle imports in July were down 4.1 percent with year to date total cattle imports up 14.7 percent year over year for the January through July period. Cattle imports in 2018 totaled 1.9 million head, including 66.8 percent Mexican cattle and 33.2 percent from Canada. Feeder cattle imports (from Mexico and Canada) accounted for 77.5 percent of total cattle imports with slaughter cattle (from Canada) adding another 21.8 percent of the total. Breeding cattle imports made up less than one percent of total cattle imports. Data for July…

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