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As prices for livestock increase, farmers and ranchers in Iowa are seeing more of their animals going missing. Iowa’s Farm Bureau Federation is working to make punishments for livestock and crop thieves harsher, KETV Omaha reports. Hotly targeted items include cattle, hogs, corn and soybeans.
Other states are facing similar issues. Cattle producers in Oklahoma, Nebraska and Texas have also seen a surge in livestock thefts recently in coordination with the rising cattle prices.