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South Dakota ranchers crushed by storms - ain't any aid coming - courtesy of the right wingers they elected

The cattle lay in heaps of tangled hooves, collapsed against fences and submerged in creeks. Some had curled up behind hay bales, hiding from 70 mile-per-hour winds that scattered herds for miles, struck by hypothermia weeks before they were scheduled to go to market.

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Ranchers Cutting Cattle Herds

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) – Ranchers in southeastern Colorado are cutting their cattle herds because of drought and high feed costs.

Pueblo County Stockman’s Association president Dan Henrichs says the glut of cattle on the market is starting to drive down prices for cattle, even though hamburger and steaks sell for more in the stores. 33 more words

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