Seasonal impacts to CAB carcass count

Seasonal impacts to CAB carcass count

Seasonal impacts to CAB carcass count MARKET UPDATE Market discussions in the current environment are challenging with near term pricing on the live cattle side of the business quite serious for many market participants. The fed cattle price last week followed futures...
CAB annual premiums grow

CAB annual premiums grow

CAB annual premiums grow Market Update Last week’s fed cattle market was steady to a dollar higher, depending on the region, with the 6-state regional average up to $120/cwt. The steer/heifer harvest continues with larger head counts than a year ago with last week’s...
Prime seasonality

Prime seasonality

Prime seasonality MARKET UPDATE The fed cattle market over the past two weeks has declined $3/cwt. from the January high of $124/cwt. The late January trend for the past two years saw cash fed cattle prices advancing moderately, yet four factors have recently...
Opportunity cost of occupancy

Opportunity cost of occupancy

Opportunity cost of occupancy MARKET UPDATE A relatively quiet week in the fed cattle market last week with a sideways direction for the cash fed cattle price, now in its 4th week at the $124/cwt. level. Live Cattle futures, in the meantime, have been dramatically...