Cattle Auction Points To Good Times For Producers And Beef Eaters

The cattle industry is guardedly optimistic, and beef steak lovers should be happy, too.

Despite concerns about drought, high inputs and government intrusion, that was the analysis after the Kniebel Cattle Company/Downey Ranch, Inc., beef cattle seed stock production sale Friday southeast of Manhattan.

“We were really nervous going into the sale, with all of the negatives facing our business,” admitted Barb Downey of the Downey Ranch Angus operation at Wamego. Continue reading →