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Analysis: Watching the Cattle Market After Contracts Hit 4-Month High

Cattle futures closed mostly higher for the third consecutive trading session Friday. According to Pro Farmer, August live cattle settled unchanged, while deferred contracts posted modest price gains Friday.

Analysis: Analyzing a Complex Cattle Market

The cattle market has been dynamic over the last couple of weeks. Consumers have been hoarding meat due to COVID-19 while the futures and cash prices are not necessarily reflecting it.

Coronavirus Still a Threat to Livestock Markets

Earlier at the Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show, USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue addressed the scare of the coronavirus to the beef industry. It still remains a threat today.

Will A Strengthening Economy Mean More Money In Cattle Markets?

The Dow Jones fell after topping the 29,000 mark Friday. However, some market analysts say a climbing stock market may mean more money in the cattle markets.

“Battleground” In Beef Could Lead To Volatile Trade

Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef Agri-Marketing talks beef with AgDay host Clinton Griffiths.

Cattle Futures Pointing To Too Much Supply, Lower Prices

Joe Vaclavik, president of Standard Grain, talks to Tyne Morgan about the cattle markets.

“Dicey” Cattle Price Pressure Could Come in June

Strong prices are being reflected in strong cattle demand, and to Chip Nellinger of Blue Reef Agri-Marketing, the feedlots have the upper hand, while the packers are short bought.

WHO Recommends Ban on Preventive Use of Antibiotics on Animals

NPPC argues any such a ban would be "ill-advised and immoral."