Weekly cattle slaughter forecast to remain below 2023 levels into June

Weekly cattle slaughter forecast to remain below 2023 levels into June

US cattle slaughter
Fastmarkets research team forecast cattle slaughter at 630,000 head in the week to Saturday May 18, down by 1.61% compared with the same period in 2023.

Over the next six weeks, cattle slaughter is expected to average 618,330 head per week, lower by 0.70% year on year, according to Fastmarkets research team.

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