Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014

Wes Ishmael
  • You are missing some Flash content that should appear here! Perhaps your browser cannot display it, or maybe it did not initialize correctly.

  • DOWNLOAD AUDIO
  • File size: 4.96 MB  File type: mp3
Apr 12, 2014

Cattle feeder markets prices fell for the first time in months this week. Demand for beef remained steady however and crowds were reportedly sizeable in the few major cattle auction markets that had a good run this week. Overall, feeder cattle and calves sold unevenly steady, mostly from $3/cwt. lower to $3 higher.

“Perhaps feeder markets have reached the point of topping or even tipping as the word ‘lower’ reared its ugly heady in market reports across the country for the first time in months,” said analysts with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Friday.

“Most pressure was seen on heavyweight feeders over 800 lbs. and soft new-crop calves that are progressively making up a larger percentage of receipts,” AMS analysts say. “As a whole, offerings are currently less attractive than usual with receipts mostly made up of growing-lot yearlings and fall-born calves, both carrying considerable flesh.”

Listen to the Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report every Saturday morning on the BEEF magazine website. This is your report for Saturday Apr. 12, 2014.

More articles to enjoy:

NEW Photo Gallery: Readers Celebrate "Man's Best Friend"

Where’s The Beef In School Lunches?

Test Drive A Ram Truck, Raise Money For FFA

15 ATVs and UTVs That Are New For 2014

To Control Parasites In Cattle, It Pays To Think Like A Worm

Battle For Grass Calves Stretches Prices Further

9 Nifty New Products For Cattle Producers

Can The Beef Industry Get Along?

I’m Having An Internal Conversation About Beef’s Future

Skipping The Basics Can Carry A Big Bottom-Line Penalty

Have A Laugh On Us! Check Out These Dick Stubler Cartoons

Will Crossing Two Clones From Prime, YG1 Carcasses Produce Similar Offspring?

80+ Photos Of Our Favorite Calves & Cowboys

Beef Veterinarians Work To Improve Trich Regulations, Testing

What Is Disposition Worth?

8 Steps For Stress-Free Handling Of Cattle On The Range


Discuss this Audio 1

Joshua York (not verified)
on Apr 23, 2014

What laws and what to you need to sell your calfs to the consumer instead of auction

Post new comment
or to use your BEEF Magazine ID
Subscribe to BEEF Daily

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×