Cattle Markets Expected to Remain Strong

Sunday, February 5th, 2012

As cattle supplies remain tight and global demand intensifies, profitability for cattle ranchers will continue in the year ahead, CattleFax analysts told cattlemen during remarks delivered at the 2012 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn.

“The economic signals are in place for restocking to begin this year,” said CattleFax Chief Executive Officer Randy Blach. “All we need now is a little encouragement from Mother Nature.”

(That restocking may be getting under way. For a look at how a Purdue University econonist adds up the numbers, go to

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