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Wes Ishmael
Oct 25, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Notwithstanding the fact that calf and feeder prices remain amid the historic ether and that supplies remain exceedingly tight, situational economics pressured calf prices this week. For one thing, there is the seasonal increase in auction receipts, comprised of more spring-born calves....More
Wes Ismael
Oct 18, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

Feeder Cattle futures made decent gains Monday, Oct. 14, and limit-up moves Thursday. They were limit-down $3 across most of the board the other three days. Week-to-week, Feeder Cattle futures were an average of $4.67 lower ($2.05 to $5.72 lower)....More
Wes Isnael
Oct 10, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014

Cash calf and feeder cattle markets continued flexing contra-seasonal muscle this week with yearlings trading $3-$7/cwt. higher. As for calves, the spring crop is usually under considerable price pressure this time of year, sold $5-$10 higher this week. Buyers paid the full price advance for steer calves and yearlings, according to analysts with the Agricultural marketing Service....More
Wes Ishmael
Oct 4, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

Calf and feeder cattle prices have continued to strengthen as the fall roundup gets underway. P. Griffith, economist at the University of Tennessee, says There is little to no weakness evident in calf and feeder cattle markets as we head into October....More
Wes Ismael
Sep 26, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

“Calf and feeder cattle prices have continued to strengthen as the engine of the fall roundup starts to rev,” says Andrew P. Griffith, economist at the University of Tennessee in his weekly market comments. “Little to no weakness is evident in calf and feeder cattle markets as we head into October.” Yearling feeder cattle this week traded fully steady to $3 higher....More
Wes Ismael
Sep 19, 2014
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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
Wes Ishmael
Sep 13, 2014
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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
Wes Ishmael
Apr 26, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 26, 2014

In this week's cattle market report, despite the toppy feel to the market and a high percentage of the current offering being new-crop calves, analysts with the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) said Friday that it is hard to call demand any lighter as cattle buyers remain active for all classes of feeders. Feeder calves traded mostly unevenly steady this week, while yearlings feeder cattle continued to march ahead at steady money to $3/cwt. higher....More
Wes Ishmael
Apr 19, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Apr. 19, 2014

Feeder cattle and calves sold mostly steady to $2 lower across much of the country, but mostly steady to $2 higher in the Southeast. Record prices have leveled off the last couple of weeks with the fed cattle market struggling to hold its ground and most of the more aggressive stocker orders having been filled. Get all the details in this week's Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report....More
Wes Ishmael
Apr 12, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 1

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

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