Multimedia Library - Audio http://beefmagazine.com/media/audio en Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Cattle markets darted sharply in both directions this week, on mostly the same information, as traders tried to determine how much room is left, if any, for prices to grow. Feeder cattle and calves traded steady to mostly $5 lower at the start of the week, amid the lingering hangover from the previous week’s crumbling cattle futures and scant cash fed cattle trade. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/04/use-one_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINAL-CNW-04-18-15.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3768549">FINAL-CNW-04-18-15.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:38:00 +0000 88571 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cattle markets darted sharply in both directions this week, on mostly the same information, as traders tried to determine how much room is left, if any, for prices to grow.<br /> <br /> Feeder cattle and calves traded steady to mostly $5 lower at the start of the week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), amid the lingering hangover from the previous week&rsquo;s crumbling cattle futures and scant cash fed cattle trade.</p> <p>Calf and feeder prices strengthened to steady money&mdash;instances of $3-$5 higher&mdash;after the middle of the week as cattle futures regained some traction.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 4, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-4-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Calves and feeder cattle traded mostly $2-$5 per cwt. higher this week as markets built on the previous week's strength in wholesale beef values and cash fed cattle prices. Receipts are currently made up of growing-lot yearlings and fall-born calves, both carrying considerable flesh, but there seems to be plenty of buyers eagerly bidding on all classes of beef. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-4-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/04/use-one.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW040415.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6292431">FINALCMW040415.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-4-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-4-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 04 Apr 2015 06:42:00 +0000 88161 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Calves and feeder cattle traded mostly $2-$5 per cwt. higher this week as markets built on the previous week&#39;s strength in wholesale beef values and cash fed cattle prices.<br /> <br /> &quot;Receipts are currently made up of growing-lot yearlings and fall-born calves, both carrying considerable flesh, but there seems to be plenty of buyers eagerly bidding on all classes,&quot; say analysts with the Agricultural marketing Service.&nbsp;&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of $2.49 higher week-to-week ($1.35 to $5.65 higher) through Thursday of the holiday-shortened week.<br /> <br /> Cash fed cattle gained $2-$5 this week, bringing $167-$170 per cwt. on a live basis. Dressed sales were $3-$5 higher at $265-$268 per cwt.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report </strong>every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF </em>magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Apr. 4, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 28, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-28-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">The second week of spring and trade was very active and demand very good as buyers were extremely aggressive to own all weights and classes of cattle," explained the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reporter on hand for Thursday's sale at Pratt Livestock Auction in Kansas. Feeder steers sold $8-$12 per cwt higher and feeder heifers sold firm to $8 higher.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-28-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ishmael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/03/use-one_2.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW032815.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6792053">FINALCMW032815.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-28-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-28-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:21:00 +0000 87881 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>&quot;Trade was very active and demand very good as buyers were extremely aggressive to own all weights and classes of cattle,&quot; explained the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) reporter on hand for Thursday&#39;s sale at Pratt Livestock Auction in Kansas where feeder steers sold $8-$12 per cwt higher and feeder heifers sold firm to $8 higher.<br /> <br /> The same observation serves to describe market strength across the country this week as farmer-feeders joined the fray in search of cattle for summer grass.<br /> <br /> Overall, yearling feeder cattle traded firm to $5 per cwt higher, with instances of $6-$8 higher, according to AMS. Calves traded mostly steady to $5 higher. AMS analysts note that direct sales were also very active with the full price advance on feeder cattle.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report </strong>every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Mar. 28, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-21-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Calves and feeder cattle traded mostly steady to $5 on either side of steady this first week of spring, depending on location, weight, and buyer, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Eager bidders were abundant marking what could be a good start to the spring cattle markets.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-21-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/03/use-one_1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW032115.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7232109">FINALCMW032115.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-21-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-21-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 21 Mar 2015 04:15:00 +0000 87691 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Calves and feeder cattle traded mostly steady to $5 on either side of steady this first week of the spring season, depending on location, weight, and buyer, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Grass cattle buyers were eager bidders as the recent gains in the futures market have buoyed their confidence in the market for this fall,&rdquo; explained the AMS reporter on hand for Thursday&rsquo;s sale at Napoleon Livestock Auction in North Dakota, where feeder steers and heifers sold steady to $3 higher. &ldquo;Cattle feeders are being much more cautious in how they chase the market, especially for cattle that will finish during the summer months.&rdquo;</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Mar. 21, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-14-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Yearling feeder cattle sold firm to $5 per cwt higher this week, according to the Agricultural marketing Service (AMS). Calves sold as much as $10-$15 higher compared to the most recent broad market test. Grazing demand, cattle moving from wheat pasture in the South Central Plains, and the first week of weather out of several conducive to widespread marketing, helped push the market ahead. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-14-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/03/use-one_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW031415.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6907907">FINALCMW031415.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-14-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-14-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:50:00 +0000 87501 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Yearling feeder cattle sold firm to $5 per cwt higher this week, according to the Agricultural marketing Service (AMS). Calves sold as much as $10-$15 higher compared to the most recent broad market test.</p> <p>Grazing demand, cattle moving from wheat pasture in the South Central Plains, and the first week of weather out of several conducive to widespread marketing, helped push the market ahead.</p> <p>&quot;It is currently prime time for the stocker market during the narrow window between the end of wintry weather and the beginning of warmer weather and green grass in the major cattle production areas,&quot; AMS analysts say.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Mar. 14, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-7-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">In the Midwest and Northern Plains where feeder cattle had good receipts, analysts with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) say buyers were aggressive in getting ready for spring pastures. There were instances of $6-$8/cwt. for yearlings in these areas, while the overall market was mostly firm to $5 higher.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-7-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ishmael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/03/use-one.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW030715.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6991349">FINALCMW030715.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-7-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-mar-7-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 07 Mar 2015 04:19:00 +0000 87181 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>In the Midwest and Northern Plains where feeder cattle had good receipts, analysts with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) say buyers were aggressive in getting ready for spring pastures. There were instances of $6-$8/cwt. for yearlings in these areas, while the overall market was mostly firm to $5 higher.<br /> <br /> &quot;Longtime-weaned and fully vaccinated, froze-out short yearlings that are showing a bit more age than size, along with feeders that are thin-fleshed and empty usually fit the bill. By the time green grass gets here these types of feeders will be long gone, so buyers are collecting them while they are available,&quot;€AMS analysts note. Trading was most active on feeders weighing 550-850 lbs., with lightweight calves narrowly tested nationwide but trading mostly steady to $5 higher in the Southeast.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Mar. 7, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">In a week of weather-curtailed receipts, especially in the Southeast and Southwest, yearlings traded $2-$5/cwt. lower. Calves sold unevenly steady. Pressure still looms over the market with neither buyers nor sellers content. About the only market participant satisfied is someone who sold cattle two months ago. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ishmael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/02/use-one_1.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINALCMW022815.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6309853">FINALCMW022815.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-28-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:49:00 +0000 86851 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>In a week of weather-curtailed receipts, especially in the Southeast and Southwest, yearlings traded $2-$5/cwt. lower according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Calves sold unevenly steady.</p> <p>&quot;Pressure still looms over the market with neither buyers nor sellers content. About the only market participant satisfied is someone who sold cattle two months ago,&quot; AMS analysts explained.</p> <p>Through Friday afternoon, cash fed cattle trade had been scattered through the week at $1-$4 lower than the previous week, but there were too few transactions to trend.</p> <p>Yet, resurgent wholesale beef values ended up being a significant bright spot during the week, helping to pull Live Cattle futures an average of $1.73 higher week-to-week.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">The cattle market is trying to sort out strength of beef demand and how consumers will respond to pricey beef products as more chicken and pork become available, says Penton market analyst John Otte. Futures markets are currently in the process of re-pricing forward fed and feeder cattle in light of the changing demand picture.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/02/use-one_0.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINAL022115.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=6476405">FINAL022115.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-21-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 21 Feb 2015 06:16:00 +0000 86641 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The cattle market is trying to sort out strength of beef demand and how consumers will respond to pricey beef products as more chicken and pork become available, says Penton market analyst John Otte. Futures markets are currently in the process of re-pricing forward fed and feeder cattle in light of the changing demand picture. In the very short term, exports remain a key wild card.€<br /> <br /> Calves and feeder cattle built on the previous week&#39;s gains, trading steady to $5 higher, and instances of $10 higher on calves, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-14-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Cash, calf and feeder markets continue to build on the previous weeks gains with calves and feeders bringing steady money to $5 higher. Trade in the Southeast was more in the range of $4-$8/cwt higher as stocker operators look to lock up grass cattle sooner rather than later. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-14-2015" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ishmael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/02/use-one.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINAL021415.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=4674816">FINAL021415.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-14-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-feb-14-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 14 Feb 2015 08:52:00 +0000 86401 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cash, calf and feeder markets continue to build on the previous weeks gains with calves and feeders bringing steady money to $5 higher. Analysts at the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) note that trade in the Southeast was more in the range of $4-$8/cwt higher, as stocker operators look to lock up grass cattle sooner rather than later.</p> <p>Many of these purchases are being made so producers can acquire inventory at a little lower price than what may be seen in a month or so and to ensure enough cattle are available to stock pastures, The largest price gains have been seen on light weight calves that will be efficient in converting grass to pounds. Many of these calves have gained $6-$7/cwt in the past two weeks, and the expectation is for prices of grass cattle to continue to surge until the middle or the later part of March.</p> <p>This is largely viewed as a positive price movement for cow/calf producers as prices have slipped $20-$27/cwt from the first week of December to the last week of January. AMS analysts also note the demand for replacement heifers continues to be strong.</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015.</p> Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-dec-6-2014 <div class="node-body audio-body">Cash calf and feeder cattle continued riding tight supplies to stronger prices this week. Calves sold steady to $5/cwt. higher with plenty of instances of $10-$15 higher, compared to the last fully established market two weeks ago. Yearling feeders traded unevenly steady with the most price advance early in the week.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-dec-6-2014" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="Wes Ismael" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2014/12/use-one.jpg" title="" height="200" width="355" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop" /></a> </div> <div class="field-audio-file"> <span>Audio File:&nbsp;</span> <div class="filefield-file"><img class="filefield-icon field-icon-audio-mpeg" alt="audio/mpeg icon" src="http://beefmagazine.com/sites/all/modules/contrib/filefield/icons/audio-x-generic.png" /><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/podcast/audio/FINAL-12-06-14.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=5948741">FINAL-12-06-14.mp3</a></div> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-dec-6-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-dec-6-2014#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 06 Dec 2014 05:49:00 +0000 83041 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cash calf and feeder cattle continued riding tight supplies to stronger prices this week.<br /> <br /> Calves sold steady to $5/cwt. higher with plenty of instances of $10-$15 higher, compared to the last fully established market two weeks ago. Yearling feeders traded unevenly steady with the most price advance early in the week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS).<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The feeder cattle market had an astounding movement up this fall which has been stimulated by record fat cattle prices, low numbers and low corn prices,&rdquo; AMS analysts explained on Friday. &ldquo;Many farmer-feeders continue to attend and buy cattle after a record corn crop leaves them looking for additional profit opportunities. The feeder cattle market has had very few corrections and no one knows what the future holds but so far this feeder market has been pretty much bullet proof.&rdquo;</p> <p>Listen to the <strong>Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report</strong> every Saturday morning on the <em>BEEF</em> magazine website. This is your report for Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014.</p>