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What are some well-regarded livestock trucking companies?

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Some of the best known livestock trucking companies include Phoenix Trucking Inc., Mike Wacker Trucking and Chambers Cattle Company Inc. The companies are all located in the Midwest, where cattle ranching is an important economic activity.

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Mike Wacker Trucking is a family-run company located in Miles City, Montana. It started operating in

1999. The company can transport as few as two cattle to as high as 68,000 pounds per load. The company is Global Animal Partnership certified, which is an assurance that the livestock transported arrive on time and in good health. The company serves ranchers in both the United States and Canada.

Phoenix Trucking Inc. operates from Holdrege, Nebraska, and Liberal, Kansas. The locations are at the heart of cattle country, which ensures that all ranches and livestock auctions in the region are only hours from the fleet. It is one of the oldest cattle trucking companies in the Midwest, having started its operations in 1946. The company also possesses one of the largest livestock hauling fleets in the country and transports livestock to nearly every state.

Chambers Cattle Company Inc. is a family-owned business based in Hays, Kansas. The company started hauling livestock in 1985. Although it is smaller than most livestock trucking companies, it has an excellent record for delivering livestock on time and with minimal weight loss.

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