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Retained Ownership 2019

This year's weather extremes will play a role in the success of calf marketing programs.

Cattle feeding margins declined $37 per head on a $2 retreat in fed cattle prices.
Profit Tracker: Margins Lower On Soft Cash

The Sterling Beef Profit Tracker reports average cattle feeding closeouts were in the black last week, but with little room to spare.

Cattle feeding margins continue to deteriorate.
Profit Tracker: Feeding Margins Spiral Downward

Cattle feeding profit margins retreat further with a weaker cash market and limited packer interest.

Cattle feeding margins have eroded to near breakeven levels.
Profit Tracker: Feeding Margins Near Breakeven

Last week's $2 per cwt. decline in cash cattle prices left feedyard margins at near breakeven levels.

Cattle feeding margins shed another $26 per head last week as cash prices declined $3 per cwt.
Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Rapidly Declining

Cattle feeding margins are rapidly declining as cash cattle prices retreat from spring highs

Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Improve $43

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.
Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Improve $43

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.

Cattle feeding margins improved $16 per head last week as cash prices improved less than $1 per cwt.
Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Improve $16

Cattle feeding margins improved $16 per head last week as cash prices inched higher less than $1 per cwt.