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October 24, 2016
Live cattle rally 3rd straight session to 3-week high
CHICAGO - Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures rose for a third consecutive session to their highest level in three weeks, fueled by Friday's strong cash prices and the U.S. government's bullish monthly Cattle-On-Feed report, traders said. Friday's U.S. Department of Agriculture...
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October 24, 2016 - 8:00pm
Cattle erase losses to finish flat; hogs mostly lower
CHICAGO - U.S. live cattle futures finished roughly unchanged on Friday, reversing from earlier steep losses as investors squared up positions ahead of a monthly supply report that was released after the market close, traders and analysts said.Feeder cattle and lean hogs also settled...
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September 24, 2016 - 1:00am
December 2, 2014
No large hike in cattle rustling cases
A recent report of suspected cattle rustling in the Napoleon, N.D., area is startling, but fairly rare, officials say. Farmer-rancher Chad Weigel reported 20 calves missing from cow-calf pairs in a 500-acre pasture at weaning time in mid-October. The animals could have been taken...
December 2, 2014 - 6:43am
November 24, 2014
Stockmen's Association offers reward for stolen cattle
NAPOLEON, N.D. — Chad Weigel is convinced that 20 calves were rustled from the family ranch pasture near Napoleon, southeast of Bismarck, and he hopes a $24,000 reward will entice someone to tell authorities who took them. The cattle market is at an all-time high and the calves...
November 24, 2014 - 8:18am
July 12, 2014
Cattle found in Barnes County
Approximately 20 head of cattle were found Friday in the Green Township in Barnes County near Moon Lake, the Barnes County Sheriff’s Office said. The Barnes County Sheriff’s Office is trying to locate the owner of the cattle. The owner can have the cattle back after identifying...
July 12, 2014 - 9:31am
March 4, 2014
Persistent Calif. drought to delay U.S. cattle herd rebuilding
CHICAGO - California's recent rains brought only short-term relief to the state which is suffering its worst drought in a century, leaving cattle rancher Kevin Kester to stick to his strategy of salvaging as much of his operation as possible for his three children to have a future...
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March 4, 2014 - 10:50pm
December 31, 2013
CME live cattle rise with strong beef quotes
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures on Tuesday gained for a fourth consecutive session, lifted by higher wholesale beef prices, traders and analysts said. * They said anticipation of steady cash cattle prices this week encouraged futures buyers. * CME livestock...
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December 31, 2013 - 11:00am
February 1, 2013
North Dakota cattle inventory up from 2012
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's cattle inventory heading into 2013 is up from the previous year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service says the state had 1.79 million head of cattle and calves on hand on Jan. 1, an increase of 100,000 from...
February 1, 2013 - 7:00pm
December 28, 2012
Temple Grandin visits SD beef-packing plant
ABERDEEN, S.D. (AP) -- Cattle expert Temple Grandin says that a new beef-packing plant in Aberdeen, S.D., is off to a good start. Officials with Northern Beef Packers say Grandin toured the facility Friday and says she's pleased it was designed with the cattle's comfort in mind....
December 28, 2012 - 6:00pm
July 15, 2012
Reward increases for information on cattle deaths
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- The reward fund for a cattle shooting near Hankinson in May has grown to $4,100. The fund was started after 13 cows and a calf were gunned down in David Kluge's pasture near the North and South Dakota border. The North Dakota Stockmen's Association says it...
July 15, 2012 - 9:12pm
April 22, 2012
ND milk production drops in first quarter of 2012
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Milk production in North Dakota during the first three months of the year totaled 84 million pounds, down 5 percent over the year. The Agriculture Department says the average number of milk cows in the state during the first quarter was 18,000. That was unchanged...
April 22, 2012 - 9:40am
February 28, 2012
Ranchers get head start on calving
BISMARCK (AP) -- Favorable weather has allowed livestock ranchers to make progress in shearing, calving and lambing. The U.S. Agriculture Department said in its weekly crop, livestock and weather report that calving was 8 percent complete, lambing was 13 percent complete and shearing...
February 28, 2012 - 7:20am
January 27, 2012
ND cattle inventory down heading into 2012
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- North Dakota's cattle inventory heading into 2012 was down from the previous year. The U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service says the state had 1.69 million head of cattle and calves on hand on Jan. 1, down 1 percent from...
January 27, 2012 - 3:30pm
December 2, 2011
Largest cattle show in N.D. kicks off
VALLEY CITY (AP) -- Motels in Valley City are booked as what is billed as the largest cattle show in North Dakota kicks off Thursday. Nearly 500 cattle will be showcased during the annual North Star Classic on the North Dakota Winter Show grounds. Winter Show manager Dawn Riley...
December 2, 2011 - 7:41am
November 21, 2011
Cattle injured and killed in semi crash
More than 30 cattle were wandering the ditches, median and roadway of Interstate 94 just east of Jamestown following a Sunday morning semi crash, according to the North Dakota Highway Patrol. The crash happened at 5:39 a.m. just east of the Bloom exit on I-94. Scott Bunkers,...
November 21, 2011 - 7:27am