A major winter storm extended across much of the central US this past week, from Denver east to the mid-Atlantic coast. Heavy snow hit parts of feedlot country across eastern Colorado, Kansas, southeastern Nebraska, southern Iowa and the eastern Corn Belt.
Much of Nebraska and the northern Plains along with the Texas panhandle were spared the worst of the snow but rain has created wet, sloppy conditions in many places that will impact cattle performance in feedlots and in the country.
The recent bad weather will likely delay fed cattle marketing enough to push prices higher.
And regardless of price, cattle producers in many areas face significant management headaches due to the severe wintry conditions.
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[Featured Image: Cattle being fed hay after a snow storm — Wyatt Bechtel]