Beef carcass grading
Concern is growing that changes to processor carcass classifications will cost some producers tens of thousands of pounds. Most processors have narrowed their grading specifications in the past six months, pushing more animals outside the desired grades and increasing penalties. Producers and farming leaders say they are worried the changes are being used to lower cattle prices, rather than meet retailer needs. See also: Advice for finishing beef cattle at lower carcass weights Beef producers continue to struggle with low commodity […]
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