Mortality rate in cattle rises, Agriculture Agent explains why


2018’s rainfall was nearly record breaking, causing a lot of structure damage in the process. Kentucky farmers in particular face plenty of adversity due to the recent weather, so Wbontv met up with Agriculture and Natural Resource Agent Brandon Sears to get a professional opinion on this year’s livestock progression.

Sears explains that there have been many cattle that have succumbed to the factors that lead to the high mortality rate, that many may have witnessed here in Central Kentucky. In the video Sears explains the four factors that cause these circumstances and says what can be done moving forward.