How a single packing plant fire shook up the cattle markets.
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Packer participation in the cattle market was an issue even before Friday night's fire at Tyson's Holcomb, Kan., beef packing facility.
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In a letter to CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert, NCBA asked the agency to keep an “even closer eye on the cattle markets" following the fire that forced closure of Tyson's beef plant in western Kansas.
The fire sent cattle prices plummeting. Portions of the industry demanded an investigation and USDA said it was looking into it. Experts at the cattlemen's convention told AgDay that report is still pending.
Shocking profit spread fueled the anger and deepening rift between packers and feeders. Who was right?
Cattle markets continued reeling Tuesday as both CME Live Cattle and Feeder Cattle set contract lows following Monday's locked limit-down performance.