Minden Press-Herald

Wednesday
Aug 27th

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Livestock: ‘Where’s the hay?’

A summer of record high temperatures and lack of rain has caused hay to be scarce and the cost of livestock feed to rise. 

This unfortunate combination has caused local cattlemen to cull their herds earlier than usual, according to Michael Owen, assistant agent of the Webster Parish Extension Office.

 “When you can only afford to feed your best cows you have to cull off and get rid of some of your herd,” he said.

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