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Profit Tracker: Feeder, Packer Margins Steady

Cattle feeding and packer profit margins were mostly steady the week ending December 21, with cash prices for fed cattle slightly higher.

1 year ago
Cattle feeding and packer profit margins were mostly steady the week ending December 21, with cash prices for fed cattle slightly higher.
Profit Tracker: Feeder, Packer Margins Steady

Cattle feeding and packer profit margins were mostly steady the week ending December 21, with cash prices for fed cattle slightly higher.

1 year ago
Profit Tracker: Feeder, Packer Margins Slip

Cattle feeding and packer profit margins both declined last week as cash cattle prices were modestly lower.

1 year ago
Cattle feeding and packer profit margins both declined last week as cash cattle prices were modestly lower.
Profit Tracker: Feeder, Packer Margins Slip

Cattle feeding and packer profit margins both declined last week as cash cattle prices were modestly lower.

1 year ago
Cattle feeding profits improved for the third consecutive week as cash fed cattle prices gained $1 per cwt.
Profit Tracker: Margins Continue Improving, Packers Slip

Cattle feeding profits improved for the third consecutive week as cash fed cattle prices gained $1 per cwt.

1 year ago
Feedlot closeouts averaged a profit of $22 per head last week, while packer margins remain above $200.
Profit Tracker: Steady Money, Eroding Profits

Feedlot closeouts averaged a profit of $22 per head last week, while packer margins remain above $200.

2 years ago
Feeding Margins Improve, Packers Over $200

Cattle feeding profits improved with $1 per cwt. higher cash prices and lower feeder cattle prices calculated against last week's closeouts.

2 years ago
Drovers TV: Feedlots Losing $50-60/Head as Fed Cattle Market Tightens

The fed cattle market has traded in a tight range at about $111 per cwt for the past six weeks, which results in cattle feeders losing an average of $50 to $60 per head.

2 years ago