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Wes Ismael
Sep 19, 2014

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014

Prices for cash calves and feeder cattle strengthened again this week while fed cattle prices and wholesale beef values kept softening. Yearling feeders traded fully steady to $5/cwt. higher. Most of the gain came in the Northern Plains as the supply of grass yearlings is running out....More
Sep 18, 2014

The Shape Of Today’s Cow Nutrition

From a mindset of lowest-cost cow production, the U.S. beef industry is increasingly moving to optimizing inputs. Ron Scott, director of beef research for Purina Animal Nutrition, says research shows that proper nutrition of the cow in all trimesters of gestation is not only more cost-effective in the long run, but critical for the health, well-being and development of the fetus and eventual calf. A better plane of nutrition for the cow throughout her pregnancy means a healthier, better-performing calf when it hits the ground....More
Sep 17, 2014

Meat Market Update | Total Sales Volume Tops 7,000 Loads Again

Another strong week of out-front beef sales pushes the total sales volume over 7,000 loads for the fourth straight week....More
Sep 15, 2014
Pasture To Pounds

PASTURE TO POUNDS: Ionophores and Proper Pen Management Work Together

Elanco Technical Consultant, Bruce Hoffman, discusses bovine coccidiosis and how to best manage the cattle disease....More
how to prevent coccidiosis
Sep 15, 2014
Feeder Focus

FEEDER FOCUS: Understanding Coccidiosis And It’s Impacts

Elanco Technical Consultant, Bruce Hoffman, talks about the increasing problem with parasites and the need for treatment for bovine coccidiosis and the best ways to manage the cattle disease....More
Wes Ishmael
Sep 13, 2014

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014

Snug supplies and the previous week’s spike in cash fed cattle prices helped yearling feeder cattle trade $3-$8/cwt. higher this week. Calves traded at steady money to $5 higher. In cattle futures, though, bears and bulls continued their volatile game of chicken: near limit-up futures moves and contract highs to start the week spurred by cash optimism the previous week....More
Sep 11, 2014

Meat Market Update | Labor Day Beef Sales Volume Supports Fed Cattle Prices

The hot topic this week was that the declining prices promoted sales volume during the Labor Day weekend as well as out-front sales....More

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