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    Cattle Futures Fall Short in May

    Live Cattle Futures have come short of expectations throughout the month of May. While the May fed cattle basis tends to be […]

    May 24, 2022
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    Cattle Futures Declines to Seven-Week Low

    Cattle futures have continued to decline to what now is a seven-week low. While fed cattle trade saw steady to firm prices […]

    May 3, 2022
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    Cattle Feeding Margins Improve, Pork Profits Decline

    According to the Beef Profit Tracker, average cattle feeding margins exceeded $206/head the last week of March, $28/head higher than the previous […]

    April 8, 2022
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    Current Explosive Cattle Prices Likely to Stick Around

    The cattle price market has exploded, with fed cattle prices near $140 per cwt, up $25 from last year. Feeder calves are […]

    February 4, 2022
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    USDA Cattle on Feed Estimates Down, Market Up

    USDA’s November Cattle on Feed estimate was 11.9 million head, down slightly from October. Market leverage has pushed some renewed strength toward […]

    November 23, 2021
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    Cow Processing Outpacing 2020 Totals

    Attributed to processing plants operating at higher capacity than fed cattle plants, cow and bull slaughter is outpacing 2020 totals. U.S. cow […]

    November 5, 2021
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    Recent Cattle Sales Show Steady Demand

    Fed cattle trades stayed solid last week give or take $1. Northern cattle sold for $123-$125 lives with dressed cattle going for […]

    July 14, 2021
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    Beef Prices, Margins See Extraordinary Levels

    Volatility within the beef market has been on full display since April — particularly among fed cattle, feeder cattle and calf prices […]

    June 17, 2021
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    Strong Beef Demand Pushing Fed Cattle Prices Higher

    As the U.S. continues to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, beef demand looks to be higher than normal heading into the already […]

    May 4, 2021
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    Cattle Feeders Searching for Lower-cost Feed Rations as Price Surges Continue

    Though $6.00/bushel corn prices are reason to cheer for Midwestern corn farmers, the story’s different for cattle feeders in the southern Plains […]

    April 6, 2021