In a light trade of fed cattle in Kansas on Tuesday, cash prices were reported at $118 per cwt., fully $3 lower than last week.
The share of Prime carcasses has more than doubled in the past 5 years, spelling greater availability and consequential wider usage among end users.
Cash fed cattle prices traded lower as futures prices set new lows for the week before a Friday rebound.
Melting snow and spring rains produce conditions that can increase lameness in beef cattle. Mud is among the predisposing causes for cattle lameness.
As the week ends, bears have the technical market momentum as live cattle futures prices fade, says Julianne Johnson, ProFarmer Senior Market Analyst.
Emeritus extension specialist Glenn Selk shared a treasure trove of wisdom in 2019. Here are the six most popular.
Racehorse flats is what the locals call the area where I grew up in Illinois. There are a variety of reasons for that moniker, but I generally correlate it with the insanity that occurs when area farmers try to be first to the field come spring.