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CAB Insider: Select Carcass Value Pressure

The fed cattle price recovery that has been painstakingly built since early September has eroded in an extraordinary decline over the past two weeks. 

3 months ago
Profit tracker
Profit Tracker: Modest Profits Continue For Cattle And Hogs

Both cattle feeding and hog finishing operations found modest profits for the fifth consecutive week calculated on a cash basis, according to the Sterling Profit Tracker.

3 months ago
Nebraska feedlot
Derrell Peel: Early Winter Storm And Cattle On Feed

A large winter storm is advancing across the central U.S. bringing cold temperatures and some much-needed moisture. Feedlots continued to build inventory during September leading to a record inventory for Oct. 1.

3 months ago
Cash cattle softer again
Cash and Futures Weaken Again

Cattle feeders found softer prices and weaker packer demand as last week progressed, driven in part by declines in CME futures prices.

3 months ago
Nebraska feedyard
Cash Cattle Lower, COF Inventory Higher

Both CME cattle futures and cash prices were lower for the second consecutive week. USDA's cattle on feed report found a record October 1 inventory as September placements were called 6% higher.

3 months ago
Cattle and hogs find modest profits.
Profit Tracker: Modest Profits For Cattle And Hogs

Cattle and hog finishing margins are both positive for the fourth consecutive week despite the fact cash prices for cattle and hogs were slightly lower last week.

3 months ago
Cash and futures trended lower
Futures Are A Drag On Cash

Despite declines in both cash and futures prices, cattle feeders continue to believe cattle markets show signs of optimism.

3 months ago
MM Feeders
Cattle Trade: Cash And Futures Lower

Cash cattle and futures traded lower for cattle most of the week, while grain markets experienced a harvest rally.

3 months ago