Without question fed cattle and beef sales are currently hinged entirely on the packing sector’s ability to process cattle. Throughput has not been good with last week’s federally inspected head count at 502K head.
Last week’s fed cattle market was steady to a dollar higher, depending on the region, with the 6-state regional average up to $120/cwt. The steer/heifer harvest continues with larger head counts than a year ago.
While the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand logo is highly recognized among consumers and producers, many do not realize we also have brand extensions including products qualified and marketed under CAB brand Prime, Na