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Phillips County lost 25,000 Breeding Cows and Heifers in 2021

January 1 USDA NASS reports Montana down 90,000 head of cows and heifers that have calved.

The January 1, 2022, report for the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) shows Montana has lost 90,000 head of cows and heifers that have calved since 2021 (https://downloads.usda.library.cornell.edu/usda-esmis/files/h702q636h/pn89f870n/jw828f69f/catl0122.pdf). Locally, by brand inspection, Phillips County has lost 25,000 cows and heifers that have calved. The drought and grasshoppers in 2021 impacts are staggering and the outlook is not much better. In this same report Montana lead the Nation...

 

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