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Cash Cattle Prices Steady To Higher

Steers and heifers sold higher at auctions on the Northern Plains, with feeder cattle trading uneven at auctions in the Southeast and South Central regions.

4 months ago
Feedlot show lists remain large
Cash Cattle Post Another Break Lower

Slaughter numbers approached year-ago levels for the week as beef packers are operating at near-capacity and wholesale beef prices continue lower.

5 months ago
Cash Fed Cattle Much Lower, Feeders Uneven

Negotiated cash fed cattle drifted lower throughout the week with a range reported at $3 to $10 lower. Feeder cattle sold uneven though demand remains moderate to good.

5 months ago
Fed cattle traded in a wide range
Cash Fed Cattle Steady To Higher In Wide Range

Early week fed cattle sales were steady at $95 to $100 per cwt., and $150 dressed. Friday, however, saw one major jump in and buy a few thousand cattle at $105, $5 higher than last week.

7 months ago
Losses to the cow-calf sector are estimated at $3.7 billion due to the coronavirus
Derrell Peel: USDA Offers Help For The Cattle Industry

The beef cattle industry will receive $5.1 billion of CFAP funding to partially offset 2020 losses due to COVID-19. USDA expects to begin sign-up in early May and distribute payments by late May or early June.

7 months ago
Fed cattle traded steady in a light test.
Fed Cattle Market AWOL, Feeder Cattle Rally

COVID-19 has temporarily placed a restriction on the number of cattle that can be harvested in a given week. That scenario is usually a recipe for lower prices, but this week’s extremely light fed trade was steady.

7 months ago
R-CALF seeks solutions to improve cattle markets.
R-CALF Offers ‘Corrective Actions’ For Cattle Markets

During a Facebook Live address to cattlemen Monday night, R-CALF CEO Bill Bullard outlined four actions his group proposes to "restore balance to our dysfunctional cattle markets."

7 months ago
How will COVID-19 impact beef demand?
Nalivka: Unprecedented Events

The unprecedented events surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic have led to a severe economic downturn and will impact livestock markets going forward.

7 months ago