In September, we said that an increase in cow slaughter could be the cue for a downtown in cattle cycle numbers. Though cattle slaughter continues high, the proportion of cow and heifer slaughter is relatively low.
Thompson, Sam H.
"Cow Slaughter and the Cattle Cycle,"
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 8
, Article 6.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol8/iss5/6