Latest News From Andrew P Griffith

Market Highlights: Unhedged Stocker Cattle Could See Losses

The strong futures market during March and April ramped up calf prices and now the owners of those cattle have been watching potential profitability dissipate into mounting losses.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Fed Cattle Market Continues to Slide

Finished cattle prices continued their consistent weekly decline for the third consecutive week.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Using Hindsight with Cattle Markets

In hindsight, selling every head of cattle a person owned in 2014 and then buying back animals in late 2015 would have resulted in windfall gains for most commercial cattle producers.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Meat Trade Picture Mixed for Beef

International meat trade is a big business, and price and quality are the primary determinants for importers.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Beef By-Product Prices Not Helping Cattle Market

The steer by-product price is currently trading just over $9 per hundredweight which is one of the lowest values dating back to 2009.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Cattle Market Is Like an Untrained Dog

Cattle markets sometimes take on the persona of an untrained dog whose attention goes something like: Bird! Squirrel! Rabbit! Biscuit!

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Beef Production Continues to Climb

Commercial beef production in January totaled 2.3 billion pounds which was an increase in production of 295 million pounds compared to January 2018.

1 year ago
Market Highlights: Don't Panic About Recent Cattle Price Volatility

The waves or price fluctuations of the nearby futures contract should not incite panic among producers or industry participants.

1 year ago