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Beef packers are enjoying historic profit levels with robust consumer demand and strong beef cutout values.
Extreme Packer Profits Climbing

Beef packers are enjoying historic profit levels with robust consumer demand and strong beef cutout values.

Profit Tracker: Packer Profits Approach $300 Per Head

Packer margins have grown to exceptionally high levels in recent weeks, while feedyard profits have eroded.

Profit Tracker: Packer Profits Exceed $200

Packer margins advanced on softer cash cattle prices and gain in the beef cutout prices.

Beef cutout prices jumped $7.22 per cwt. last week, boosting packer profits $40 per head.
Profit Tracker: Surging Cutout Lifts Packer Profits

Beef cutout prices jumped $7.22 per cwt. last week, boosting packer profits $40 per head.

Profit Tracker: Profits Reach Triple Digits

Feedyard margins climbed back into triple digits last week with a $1 to $2 price rally.

Feedyard margins improved with a $1 to $2 per cwt. rally in fed cattle prices.
Profit Tracker: Profits Reach Triple Digits

Feedyard margins climbed back into triple digits last week with a $1 to $2 price rally.

A $3 per cwt. rally in cash fed cattle prices helped erase losses on feedyard closeouts last week.
Profit Tracker: Rally Erases Red Ink

Feedyard closeouts revealed profits of $92 per head last week after two weeks of losses.

The $4 per cwt decline in cash fed cattle prices pushed cattle feeding margins $115 per head lower.
Profit Tracker: Feeding Margins Fall To The Red

Remaining cattle feeding profits were erased last week with a $4 decline in the cash market.