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  • Wes Ishmael
    Apr 12, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, 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....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Apr 4, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 05, 2014

    In this week's Cattle Markey Weekly Audio Report, feeder cattle traded $1-$4/cwt. higher and up to $8 higher near major grazing areas for thinner-fleshed stockers suitable for grass. Direct markets were very active this past week and posted the full advance on feeder cattle, despite CME cattle futures being under pressure early in the week....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Mar 29, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 29, 2014

    Despite what some considered to be a bearish Cattle on Feed report the previous Friday, feeder cattle prices and futures charged ahead again this week. The CME Feeder Cattle Index jumped $4.62 higher week-to-week, closing Friday at $178.55. Feeder Cattle futures increased an average of $3.05 across the board week-to-week....More
  • Mar 21, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 22, 2014

    Cattle and beef markets started showing possible signs of wear this week, but continued to command historically high prices. Calf and stocker cattle sold steady to $5 higher overall. Near the major grazing regions, though, 6-weight grass cattle traded fully $6-$8 higher....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Mar 14, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Mar. 15, 2014

    Stocker cattle and calves traded $2-$6/cwt. higher this week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). The full advance was noted in the Southeast as summer grazers try to get stockers assembled and straightened out before turn-out dates arrive....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Mar 7, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 8, 2014

    Feeder and stocker cattle sold steady to $4 higher this week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. It was a comparatively light test, though, as winter weather curtailed receipts across much of the primary trade areas. Get the latest cattle market report each week on the BEEF magazine website....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Mar 1, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 01, 2014

    Cash fed cattle prices climbed to new record-highs as packer buyers scrambled for tighter cattle supplies, egged on by strengthening wholesale beef values. This week cash fed cattle sales in Nebraska surged to the new record-high price of $152/cwt....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Feb 22, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014

    In this Cattle Market Weekly, the weather allowed significantly more calf and feeder cattle volume to trade at auction this week and buyers were ready. All weights and classes of feeder cattle and calves traded $1-$5/cwt. higher....More
  • Wes Ishmael
    Feb 14, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

    After moderating briefly during weather-related market disruptions the past couple of weeks, calf prices took another step forward at auction this week. Steers weighing less than 800 lbs. and heifers weighing less than 700 lbs. traded firm to $5/cwt. higher....More
  • Feb 7, 2014
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    Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 08, 2014

    Lower undertones were prevalent on all classes of feeder cattle on reduced receipts with prices ranging steady to mostly $5/cwt. and lower where trends were applicable. Get the latest cattle market audio report from Beef magazine and Wes Ishmael....More
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