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Breeding Cattle to Stand Their Ground Against Big Cat Predators

3/6/2017 9:10:00 PM

A South American charity is working with local ranchers to develop a more aggressive breed of cattle that will defend themselves against jaguars.

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Cash Cattle Trend:



Cattle feeding country remained dead quiet Tuesday with both bids and asking prices few and far between. A small handful of showlists in parts of the South were priced around $132-$133.
126 - 137
Dressed Basis
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Feeder Cattle Futures late Monday morning rallied higher with October contracts posting gains near $3 per cwt in reaction to buyers stepping back into the complex

Wheat Cash Trend


May Chicago wheat closed up 3 3/4 cents Tuesday with commercial buyers coming to the rescue once again, even while rains moved into the southwestern Plains.

Local 12% Winter
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Local 14% Spring
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All three grains closed lower Thursday as mild summer temperatures blanketed the Midwest with another day of good growing weather. 

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