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Beef prices jump on strong demand

Cattle standing in field

Cattle prices have jumped which is good news for producers but bad news for consumers. Packers were caught off guard by numbers and sent cash prices soaring. Lighter head are being pushed through which means quality of cuts and premium cuts are going to be down in the near future. Production should remain steady through this year and headed into 2018. Do prices on beef have an impact on your eating habits? Leave a comment and let us know what you think.