Packers have held leverage over cattle feeders for several weeks now and have been able to push prices lower.
The cattle markets have been in a bit of a sink or swim mode lately, and right now they're slowly sinking.
Winter weather has been a factor in beef and cattle prices lately, but it didn't keep the market down for boxed beef this week.
All areas of the beef industry continue to see higher price gains.
The questions abound if prices are going to continue to strengthen or if they will falter heading into the fall of the year. The answer is different depending on the weight class and management provided to those animals.
As the heat of spring and summer come grilling season looks to increase beef demand and prices.
Both beef and cattle prices continued to slide.
Cattle and beef prices continue to rise.