Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
Recent Stories by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
Jan 15, 2020 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
The fed cattle market continued on the same track last week remaining at $124/cwt. Fed cattle prices have now increased for 18 straight weeks basis the USDA 5-area Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle report.
Dec 18, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
Cash fed cattle prices remained firmer last week with instances of $120/cwt. live trade in Iowa, while eastern Nebraska saw the top end of $190/cwt. dressed, resulting in a weekly live average of $119/cwt.
Dec 04, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
Cattle feeders took a firmer grip on the rope last week with a cash fed cattle price more than $2/cwt. higher than the week prior, although that detail is lost in the pricing table due to rounding.
Nov 20, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
The fed cattle market average last week was steady on the week prior with a $115/cwt. average on a live basis and $181/cwt. dressed.
Oct 23, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
The past two weeks have featured fed cattle prices in a slowly increasing trend with the 5-area weighted average in the range of $109-$110/cwt.
Aug 28, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
The cash market for fed cattle last week gave some relief to feeders and overall market sentiment in the wake of the prior week’s $5/cwt. decline.
Aug 14, 2019 by Paul Dykstra, Certified Angus Beef
From a CAB production view, the temporary loss of one of our largest product sources is a concern and the marketplace will likely respond to the supply hit with some logical and some added emotional reaction.