As beef prices increase, so does the number of missing or stolen cattle, reports Micahel Graczyk for The Durango Herald.

In Texas approximately 5,800 livestock were reported stolen last year, the highest number in the last five years. Larry Gray, the executive director of law enforcement for the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, told Graczyk that when a commodity's price rises, so does theft of the commodity.

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