‘Worst it’s Ever Been’: Manitoba Beef Producers Bracing for Major Culls as Feed Supplies Dry Up

Manitoba beef producers are struggling to feed their herds amid a province-wide feed shortage brought on by back-to-back dry years, farm groups say.

“The dugouts are going dry. The grass … it should be green. It’s drying up around here,” said Dianne Riding, a cattle farmer in Lake Francis, Man., and vice-president of Manitoba Beef Producers.

“Last year and this year has probably been the worst it’s ever been for us here at our farm.”

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