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  • Bottle jaw is a condition that can occur when protein levels in the blood are low. (DTN\Progressive Farmer photo by Mark Parker)

    Ask the Vet

    Any disease that causes anemia can lead to signs of bottle job, but unless you know different treat first for internal parasites.

  • Strong price points can be found throughout different times of the year for different weight groups of cattle and in different regions demographically. (DTN chart)

    Call the Market

    Regardless of what may or may not go right or wrong before shipping your calves, the fact is that -- until those calves are committed to a buyer -- they are yours and the asset holds the ability to be marketed.

  • Increased packer capacity is most likely to come through the addition of small to medium-sized operations, processing 1,000 to 2,000 head per day. (Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Timing Right for Packer Expansion

    Increased packer capacity is most likely to come through the addition of small to medium-sized operations, processing 1,000 to 2,000 head per day. (Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

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Cash Market Moves

The Staggers Rail Act of 1980 is a U.S. federal law that deregulated the American railroad industry to a significant extent, replacing it with the regulatory structure that had existed since the Interstate Commerce Act of 1887. Pictured is a CP train moving through downtown St. Paul, Minnesota. (DTN photo by Mary Kennedy)
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