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Wes Ishmael
Feb 14, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

After moderating briefly during weather-related market disruptions the past couple of weeks, calf prices took another step forward at auction this week. Steers weighing less than 800 lbs. and heifers weighing less than 700 lbs. traded firm to $5/cwt. higher....More
Feb 7, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 08, 2014

Lower undertones were prevalent on all classes of feeder cattle on reduced receipts with prices ranging steady to mostly $5/cwt. and lower where trends were applicable. Get the latest cattle market audio report from Beef magazine and Wes Ishmael....More
Feb 1, 2014
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Feb. 01, 2014

It wasn’t a free-fall but the wholesale beef market certainly made strides to return to normalcy following the price spike of recent weeks, which was spurred along by short-bought buyers and supply disruptions dues to winter weather. Choice boxed beef cutout value reached a record $240.05/cwt. January 22—it ballooned $40 in less than a month. On Jan. 31, it was $223.39, but still about $23 higher than when the new year began....More
Wes Ismael
Nov 29, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013

Calves and yearlings traded near steady in a holiday-shortened week that was also disrupted by winter weather. Eroding corn prices, pressured by bumper yields continue to support Feeder Cattle....More
Nov 22, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013 1

Between calves dominating the seasonal mix, the holiday week ahead and beef demand pressures, calf and feeder cattle prices faded some this week. Listen to the complete cattle market report for the week ending Nov. 23, 2013....More
Wes Ishmael
Nov 16, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013

In this week's Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, calf and feeder cattle prices continue to run counter to traditional seasonal trends. Steer and heifer calves sold $1-$4/cwt. higher last week, with plenty of instances of prices $8-$10 higher....More
Wes Ismael
Nov 9, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013

In the cattle market report for November 9, 2013, calf and feeder prices continued their counter-seasonal glide this week, but yearling prices edged lower for the first time since May. Tight supplies of true yearling feeders continued mostly steady but there was some weakness noted mid-to-late week....More
Wes Ishmael
Nov 1, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013

Steer and heifer calves sold mostly steady this week with instances of as much as $5/cwt. higher. The advance was primarily in the Southeast and the Southern Plains winter wheat region, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Friday....More
Oct 26, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013.

The contra-seasonal price rally enjoyed by those selling calves and feeder cattle in recent weeks finally spread to fed cattle. In fact, analysts with the agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) explained Friday that fed cattle prices shattered the previous all-time record high achieved in May....More
Oct 18, 2013
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Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013

Calf and feeder prices continued the steep climb higher last week, with few signs of slowing much at auction. Weighted regional feeder cattle prices were $2-$5 higher than when last reported Sept. 27. Price trends for calves were even steamier in parts of the country, although AMS analysts point out 6-weights are under the typical seasonal price pressure that comes with supply outpacing demand....More

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