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DTN Closing Dairy Comments
Robin Schmahl DTN Contributing Analyst
Mon Aug 25, 2014 03:53 PM CDT
Milk

Cull cow prices are high while at the same time milk prices are high. Culling increased in July from June, but so did cow numbers. Lower producing cows that quickly went to slaughter six months to a year ago are now being kept in the herd. Cows are paying for themselves at a lower level causing farmers to look at them differently. Over the next week, all schools and colleges will be open and the market will be settling into the seasonal routine of supplying school milk requirements and moving milk to areas for manufacturing. Milk sales to processors ...

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