Lonny Duckworth, a western
"The bottom line is, the numbers are going to get lower, and when it does break and come back, we're going to have that many less cattle -- supply and demand kicks in. The prices could be very high, and it's going to show up in the grocery store."
Duckworth says cattle farmers are having to pay high prices to feed their cattle.
"I'm hearing more and more reports of people running out of water or about ready to run out of stock water. And when you run out of water, you're just out of business."
Duckworth says that will cause beef prices to dip for a while, but then begin to rise as beef producers wait for their herds to grow again.