Closing the books on a rollercoaster year

Closing the books on a rollercoaster year

Closing the books on a rollercoaster year MARKET UPDATE Fed cattle prices have steadily increased since the second week in September, adding roughly $7/cwt. to the short-term low at that time. Last week saw early trade mostly at $108 to $109/cwt., with a small amount...
Prime roars back

Prime roars back

Prime roars back Market Update Last week’s trade featured what cattle feeders hope is a trend reversal, with a $1 to $2/cwt. increase across major feeding regions. The Cattle on Feed Report published last Friday revealed a second consecutive record-high beginning...
CAB carcass specifications expanded

CAB carcass specifications expanded

CAB carcass specifications expanded MARKET UPDATE The past two weeks have brought more weakness in the cash live cattle market. After touching the $106/cwt. mark in mid-August, the upward momentum was lost. Last week’s trade saw prices dip by $1 to $2/cwt., even...