US feedlots look to dairy to help fill spaces as beef liquidation rolls on

Shan Goodwin
September 25 2022 - 7:00am
Feedlotting cattle is big business in the United States, but the liquidation of America's beef herd is making it hard to source enough stock to fill spaces.
Feedlotting cattle is big business in the United States, but the liquidation of America's beef herd is making it hard to source enough stock to fill spaces.

AS the United States beef herd liquidation rolls on, feedyards are increasingly filling spaces with dairy-cross animals and the changing face of the beef-dairy game is throwing up lessons valuable to all in the animal protein game around the world.

Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally. Contact 0427686187. E: s.goodwin@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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