Live cattle market extends gains as feeder cattle finishes higher.
A CME futures market rally leads cash cattle $14 higher over the past two weeks.
The 64th Annual Florida Beef Cattle Short Course will be held at the University of Florida May 13-15.
Rather than being financially motivated, ranchers in the Brazilian Amazon are more concerned with maintaining their quality of life.
Fed cattle prices were sharply lower this week on good volume.
An investigation is underway following the theft of 262 steers and heifers from a Lipscomb County, Tex., ranch on February 18.
Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures settled mixed on Thursday after an up-and-down session, supported by futures' discounts to preliminary cash prices but pressured by profit-taking, traders said.