The Daily Choice cutout dropped over $4 during the week and were about 11% of total sales. However, the weekly average Choice cutout only dropped 9 cents because of the impact of other types of sales....More
Taking the kind of calves that many folks consider to be high risk, applying a different philosophy of health management and plenty of what may well be the best grass in the world, those calves tell the story of what’s possible through the management that defines this year’s BEEF National Stocker Award winner.
Elanco’s Cattle Vaccines Director, Bruce Hoffman, D.V.M, discusses factors that may lead to increased scours on your ranch and the triple threat it poses to your bottom line from death loss, performance loss and treatment costs....More
Is natural beef right for you? In this month’s Beef Roundtable, third in a series exploring value-added markets, two veterans of the natural beef market describe why they chose to tackle the many twists and turns of selling direct to consumers, retailers and restaurants and what it takes to be successful....More
Steers and heifers traded $4-$7 per cwt lower at auction, with instances of as much as $15 lower, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Heifers earmarked as replacement quality hovered in the $135-$150 per cwt range....More
Steers and heifers traded mostly $2-$10 per cwt lower, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), as calves and feeders followed fed cattle prices lower, while futures prices continued to dredge new depths. Cash fed cattle prices were $2-$6 lower (live basis) earlier in the week at $101-$104/cwt.; as much as $10 lower late-week with sales in Nebraska at $100. Dressed sales were $3-$8 lower at mostly $160-$163....More