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Published September 02, 2014, 03:56 PM

US cattle numbers down, ND up

While the U.S. continues to lose cattle, North Dakota is moving up to the head of the herd. A U.S. Department of Agriculture study released in July revealed a nationwide cattle inventory of 95 million as of July 1. Those numbers were down 3 percent from the 2012 count of 97.8 million. This count was the lowest for July since the series began in 1973.

By: April Baumgarten, Forum News Service

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