Despite lingering challenges, restaurant sales are poised to grow for the seventh consecutive year, according to the National Restaurant Association’s (NRA) 2016 Restaurant Industry Forecast released Wednesday.
Cash and futures prices showed some spark this week, buoyed by sharply stronger outside markets. Calves and yearlings traded mostly steady to $5 higher at auction, according to the Agricultural marketing Service (AMS).
The longtime recommendation that heifers be at 65% of mature weight at the beginning of breeding season may not necessarily be true. Depending on a variety of factors, heifers can successfully breed at 55% of mature weight.