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Adding value and capturing that value (making money) versus adding value and losing value (losing money) is largely a function of your break-even price. 
Breakevens Remain Key in Determining Retained Ownership

Adding value and capturing that value (making money) versus adding value and losing value (losing money) is largely a function of your break-even price. 

2 years ago
Profit Tracker: Packer Profits Exceed $200

Packer margins advanced on softer cash cattle prices and gain in the beef cutout prices.

2 years ago
Packer margins advanced on softer cash cattle prices and gain in the beef cutout prices.
Profit Tracker: Packer Profits Exceed $200

Packer margins advanced on softer cash cattle prices and gain in the beef cutout prices.

2 years ago
Profit Tracker: Margins Near Breakeven, Packers Up

Average feedyard margins declined $18 per head last week, settling at $26. With average margins that close to breakeven, many cattle sold last week undoubtedly lost money.

3 years ago
Profit Tracker: Losses exceed $50

A $1 decline in average fed cattle prices and a $25 per head increase in the cost of feeder cattle pushed cattle feeding losses to $52 per head last week, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker.

4 years ago
Profit Tracker: Modest losses

Last week's $1 per cwt retreat in cash cattle prices took feedyard margins only modestly lower.

4 years ago
Profit Tracker: Margins top $50/head

It took a $5 rally in fed cattle prices, but feedyard margins topped $50 per head last week, the Sterling Profit Tracker reveals. Profits were limited by a $33 per head increase in the cost of feeder cattle factored aga

4 years ago
Profit Tracker: Packer margins near $200

Beef packer margins increased $6 per head, resulting in average profits of $198 on every animal processed. Packer margins are about $72 per head better than a month ago.

4 years ago