CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header

Local

Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle Feeding

View Comments
Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Bulls feed on a fattener feed that includes corn. (credit: Brandi Simons/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

From Our CBS Music Web Sites

kluvs super 70s weekend voting 1979 dl Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingPick The Best Song From 1979

115245513 8 Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingCrush Of The Day: Mila Kunis

80219448 Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingViral Video: Hilarious Southwest Safety Announcement

155742164 Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingPick Your Favorite Victoria Secret Model

Featured Items

Fantasy_tileHottest Olympians

pet_tileYour Pet Photos

weather_tileSend Us Your Weather Photos

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - Federal statistics say Nebraska has surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state.

The Lincoln Journal Star says Texas lost its fictional crown as of Feb. 1 because the total in drought-ravaged Texas has dropped 7 percent over the past year, to 2.44 million head in feedlots with a capacity of at least 1,000 head. That compares unfavorably with Nebraska’s loss of less than a half a percent, to 2.46 million head.

Nebraska remains far behind in the total number of cattle with 6.5 million head, compared with 10.9 million in Texas.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says that, as of Feb. 1 nationally, there were 10.76 million head of cattle being fattened for slaughter, compared with 11.07 million a year ago.

(© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

Latest News:

Top Trending:

View Comments