April 26, 2009
The North Dakota Farm Service Agency estimates that 90,000 cattle and calves have been lost due to the tough winter conditions and spring flooding. Each year approximately 1 million calves are born in North Dakota.
So far, FSA reports the following livestock losses:
19,107 adult cattle.
2,948 other animals, mostly sheep and poultry, have died across the state this year.
Hardest hit counties are including Morton (6,800 animals lost), McHenry, 6,500; and Dunn, 5,700. Six more counties each reported losses of more than 4,000 animals.
You May Also Like
Current Conditions for
Enter a zip code to see the weather conditions for a different location.
Soybean processor brings economic power to North DakotaDec 05, 2023
Western govs: Don’t change grazing policiesDec 03, 2023
What can be learned from 2023’s weather?Dec 05, 2023
All eyes back on South AmericaJan 18, 2023
Don’t expect fireworks in Friday’s USDA reportDec 06, 2023
David Kerns receives TPPA's Norman Borlaug awardDec 04, 2023
USDA exports – China buys wheat, soybeans, December 6, 2023Jan 19, 2023