No Time To Prepare: Texas cattle-feeding areas hit hard by flooding

Farmers in the Lone Star State are cleaning up after major flooding over the weekend.

The National Weather Service in Amarillo says that the area received eight inches in the past month, and on Friday more than two inches fell in under an hour.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association said that producers around the Hereford area, which is one of the largest cattle-feeding areas in the U.S., had no time to prepare.

The group expects production losses and some performance losses in terms of the rate of grain, but no major impact on cattle supply long-term.

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