Mexican drought impacts on U.S. cattle imports

Aug 24, 2012
Increased imports of Mexican cattle have supplemented dwindling U.S. feeder cattle supplies the past two years. Mexican cattle imports increased 16 percent from 2010 to 2011 to 1.42 million head. This level is 29 percent above the average annual imports for the 10 years from 2001 to 2010 and was second only to the record 1995 level of 1.

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