Packers were aggressive in obtaining inventory to start the new year, and the result was a cash cattle market that gained $2 in both the north and south.
With the exception of May 2016, monthly fed cattle net returns were negative from December 2014 through November 2016. Prospects for 2017 appear much brighter.
Raised during the early years of commercial cattle feeding, Bill Foxley built one of the largest cattle feeding and ranching enterprises in the U.S.
Accessibility to corn co-products provide Midwest cattle feeders opportunities but there are still challenges.
Jessie Ramirez, head of maintenance and equipment operator at Brookover Feed Yard outside Garden City, Kan., has been the model example of what feedlots are looking for from their workforce.
January exports of U.S. pork and beef were well above year-ago levels.
There are very few positives if any at all with regard to cattle and beef markets.
Part 1: Veterinarians outline the most common questions, challenges or sources of confusion among their clients.