Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Meat Market Update | Higher prices result in lower sales volume http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume <div class="node-body video-body">The Choice box beef cutout jumped $2.86 this week in price, but the volume was the lowest non-holiday week in well over a year. During the previous week, trade saw slightly higher prices with sales volume that jumped and was higher in every category. However, this week's much higher prices brought lower sales volume in every single category.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-higher-prices-result-lower-sales-volume#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 05 Mar 2015 16:01:00 +0000 87171 at http://beefmagazine.com Has the beef market’s winning streak come to an end? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end <div class="node-body article-body">It’s clear that 2015 is shaping up to be a very different cattle marketing year than 2014. There were key reasons for 2014’s success – the surge was partially supply-driven, but was fundamentally underpinned by solid beef demand, both domestically and internationally. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:43:00 +0000 87111 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s the value of a bred beef heifer in 2015? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Harlan Hughes projects that the economic value of a crossbred heifer born in 2013, bred in 2014, and calving in the spring of 2015 will be record-high. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Market Advisor Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86951 at http://beefmagazine.com Perfect cattle market storm weakens http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/perfect-cattle-market-storm-weakens <div class="node-body article-body">2015 cattle prices should challenge record highs, but with more volatility and uncertainty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/perfect-cattle-market-storm-weakens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/perfect-cattle-market-storm-weakens#comments BEEF Vet Cattle Markets Tue, 03 Mar 2015 21:58:00 +0000 87061 at http://beefmagazine.com Pacific Coast labor agreement positive for beef http://beefmagazine.com/beef-exports/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef <div class="node-body article-body">The Pacific Maritime Association and the International Longshore and Warehouse Union reached a tentative agreement to resolve the labor dispute which has hampered the flow of U.S. exports and imports through Pacific Coast ports since last May. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-exports/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-exports/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef#comments Cattle Prices Beef Exports Business Cattle Markets Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:50:00 +0000 86881 at http://beefmagazine.com Challenges converge on U.S. meats http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/challenges-converge-us-meats <div class="node-body article-body">“...the pressure for higher beef prices that accompanies limited supplies is running headlong into weaker export demand, aggravated by the strong dollar; domestic market disruptions and growing pork and poultry supplies that sharpen the competition among meat in the domestic market,” says Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/challenges-converge-us-meats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/challenges-converge-us-meats#comments Cattle Prices Beef Quality Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:44:00 +0000 86871 at http://beefmagazine.com Weather and bearish sentiment pressure calf and feeder prices http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-body">The week began with plenty of reasons for the market bears to cheer. There were more cattle placed on feed in January than expected, according to the monthly Cattle on Feed report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:34:00 +0000 86861 at http://beefmagazine.com 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> Meat Market Update | Choice cutout gains ground ahead of spring grilling season http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season <div class="node-body video-body">News regarding the Choice box beef cutout was positive in all respects. The Choice cutout was higher with improved volume in all segments on the heels of the steady improvement that we have been watching on the daily cutout during the last week. </div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-gains-ground-ahead-spring-grilling-season#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 26 Feb 2015 17:40:00 +0000 86841 at http://beefmagazine.com 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>