Calves and stocker-weight cattle traded mostly steady to firm with instances of $5 per cwt higher this week. Yearling feeder cattle weighing more than 800 pounds sold unevenly steady from $3 higher to as much as $4 lower....More
On the cow slaughter end of things, there was another good run at the test auctions with 6,200 head. Prices were either side of steady from $1 lower to $1 higher. Meat prices continue to improve....More
Buyers continued their aggressive pursuit of calves and feeders for spring and summer grazing amid active trade and heavy receipts in the major marketing areas. Calves sold steady to $5 per cwt higher, while yearling cattle brought mostly steady money to $3 more....More
The grilling season rally has begun on the heels of the increased prices for middle meats (Choice Loin and Rib primal) for grilling and 50% trimmings used in hot dogs and sausage products aimed at the baseball season....More
For the first time, BEEF magazine’s Seedstock 100 offers a gallery of photos that illustrate the best seedstock and top seedstock operations the industry has to offer. You will see a wide variety of photos from the Southeast to the mountains of Montana. In between, you will see the familiar site of a cattle drive down a country road.