Looking deeper into the summer months, the dog days of summer will hamper cutout prices as will a strong beef supply.
Prices were generally softer in December, especially for older and open females.
As is normal, beef cattle industry participants are trying to process many pieces of information.
Fed cattle prices were sharply lower this week on good volume.
Meaningful change isn’t accomplished overnight. More often, it happens slowly by chipping away piece by piece until something new suddenly takes shape.
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We are now fully transitioning into a primary calf selling time of the year for cow-calf producers and into an active buying time for stocker producers.
Feeder cattle finishes higher and hog market closes up sharply.