Sales volume has actually been very good the last few months compared to last year and there have been several weeks over 7000 loads. However, we have also produced more product this year, which along with the big drop in 50% beef trimming prices has resulted in larger cold storage supplies...More
Steer and heifer calves sold mostly $5-$10 lower, with discounts commonly running $20 or more for un-weaned calves, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Yearlings traded steady to $5 lower....More
Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo, Ph.D. and Elanco technical consultant, discusses the important issue of cattle well-being and hot button topics facing the beef industry. Watch as she explains Elanco’s efforts and what producers can do to ensure proper cattle well-being....More
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