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Cattle and hog feeding margins
Profit Tracker: Cattle Improve, Pork In The Red

Average feedyard closeouts saw modest profits for cattle last week as cash prices improved. Hog finishing margins declined from near breakeven to a loss of $6 per head.

Feeding margins declined last week
Profit Tracker: Feeding Margins Slip Into The Red

Cash cattle prices lost another $2 per cwt. last week, a decline of $7 over two weeks. Coupled with higher input costs on feeder cattle, the decline feedyards with an average $22 per head loss last week.

Cattle markets $1 lower
Profit Tracker: Feedyards Remain In The Black

Despite an average $1 decline in cash fed cattle prices last week, cattle feeding margins remained solidly profitable on a cash basis.

CAB Insider: Supply/Demand Shifts Seasonal Premium

The cash market for fed cattle last week gave some relief to feeders and overall market sentiment in the wake of the prior week’s $5/cwt. decline.

Retained Ownership 2019

This year's weather extremes will play a role in the success of calf marketing programs.

Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Improve $43

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.
Profit Tracker: Feedyard Margins Improve $43

Cattle feeding margins improved $43 per head last week as cash prices gained nearly $2 per cwt.

Cash cattle prices improved $1 per cwt., helping lift feeding margins to $118 per head, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker.
Feeding Margins Trend Higher With Rally

Cash cattle prices improved $1 per cwt., helping lift feeding margins to $118 per head, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker.