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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.

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.

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%.

Grass steers
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.