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Feeder cattle sold uneven
Cash Fed Cattle Steady To Softer, Feeders Uneven

The Choice beef cutout price has rallied nearly $30 in November while cash fed cattle prices have gained just $5. As a result, packer margins have increased while feeding margins struggle to remain above water.

1 week ago
Cash prices traded higher
Hulett: Cash Cresting?

Did outside factors or did cash trade cresting at $110 create the sell off Friday?  This week’s cash bids from the packer might be the best answer to that question. 

2 weeks ago
Cattle weights are declining
Cattle Carcass Weights Moderating

Market analysts see signs that feedyards have significantly reduced the COVID-19-induced backlog of cattle and are regaining currentness, also a key factor in the recent market rally.

2 weeks ago
Cash cattle prices traded higher
November Cattle Rally Continues

The rally in the cattle markets continued this week with solid gains in both cash fed cattle and the boxed beef cutout. Cash cattle prices are now at a level not seen since late June.

2 weeks ago
CAB Insider: Carcass Quality Spreads Widen on Seasonal Demand

In the last CAB Insider, we reported on a rapidly retreating fed cattle market scenario. However, much has changed in the two-week interim.

2 weeks ago
Cattle markets rallied the first week of November
Cash Cattle, Futures, Boxed Prices All Higher

Cattle markets entered November with solid gains across all sectors. Fed cattle rebounded with higher prices in all regions while feeder cattle jumped $2 to $7 per cwt.

3 weeks ago
Grazing wheat pasture
Derrell Peel : Winter Wheat Grazing Prospects

Markets will no doubt evolve this fall and producers must continue to evaluate winter grazing potential under dynamic market conditions and profit potential may vary widely.

3 months ago
Cattle on feed up 2%
Cattle Rally Completes 7th Week, COF Up 2%

Cattle prices rallied for the seventh consecutive week, adding $12 per cwt. over that span. Cattle on feed numbers were up 2% Aug. 1, with July placements up 11%.

3 months ago