The price uncertainty in the feeder cattle market continues to stem from the finished cattle market and uncertainties concerning how many head of cattle will be harvested in the next couple of months.
The feeder and fed cattle spread is certainly the dichotomy present in today’s market.
The calf and feeder cattle markets have been slow the past two weeks due to Christmas and the New Year holiday.
The cattle futures market looks bright.
All areas of the beef industry continue to see higher price gains.
A World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute panel ruled against Indonesia on Thursday in twin cases brought by New Zealand and the United States against its import restrictions on food and animal products including beef an
Beef prices went down while cattle prices rebounded.
The key comparative advantages currently enjoyed by North America’s integrated industry include a strong trust and premium being placed on their grain-finished beef.