Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Best risk strategy options for cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">How do you manage price risk amid gut-wrenching volatility? Preserve and add value to your calf-crop. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/best-risk-strategy-options-cattle-producers#comments Ranch Management Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Cattle Economics Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:16:00 +0000 102551 at http://beefmagazine.com If price discovery is a public good, should private industry pay? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/if-price-discovery-public-good-should-private-industry-pay <div class="node-body article-body">Solving the conundrum of price discovery in fed cattle will be neither easy nor quick. Part 4 of a multipart series. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/if-price-discovery-public-good-should-private-industry-pay" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/if-price-discovery-public-good-should-private-industry-pay#comments Cattle Industry Structure Ranch Management Cattle Markets Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:48:00 +0000 102601 at http://beefmagazine.com Weekly Cattle Market Wrap-Up | Normal seasonal declines continue http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-normal-seasonal-declines-continue <div class="node-body audio-body">Feeder cattle runs continue their normal seasonal declines with 10,000 head less than the previous week. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-normal-seasonal-declines-continue" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="weekly cattle market outlook" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-upproof1r5.jpeg" 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/beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 23.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3102928">beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 23.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-normal-seasonal-declines-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-normal-seasonal-declines-continue#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:11:00 +0000 102491 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Feeder cattle runs continue their normal seasonal declines with 10,000 head less than the previous week. There were 24,600 head at the test auctions but that was still 5,000 head over last year. Prices were $2-$10 lower with instances steady on just a few items.</p> Meat Market Update | Sales volume sees huge boost from Father's Day weekend http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-sales-volume-sees-huge-boost-fathers-day-weekend <div class="node-body video-body">Sales volume was very good with 7,073 total loads sold -- the largest volume since October of last year. That big increase in volume indicates that beef movement for last week's big grilling holiday was good.</div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-sales-volume-sees-huge-boost-fathers-day-weekend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-sales-volume-sees-huge-boost-fathers-day-weekend#comments Beef Quality Cattle Markets Thu, 23 Jun 2016 14:27:00 +0000 102481 at http://beefmagazine.com Why the Choice-Select spread matters to you http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Choice-grading cattle bring premiums back to the ranch.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you#comments Cattle Prices BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:44:00 +0000 102381 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Quality grade premiums are available and profitable even in a down market.</p> Weekly Cattle Market Wrap-Up | Feeder cattle runs continue to be big http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-runs-continue-be-big-0 <div class="node-body audio-body"><p>The feeder cattle runs to continue to be big and were 35,000 hd, which was 2000 hd over the previous week and 7000 hd over last year. The falling prices probably encouraged more movement since prices declined 3-10 dollars on the heels of the CME Live Cattle and Feeder cattle collapse on Monday.</p></div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-runs-continue-be-big-0" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="weekly cattle market outlook" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-upproof1r5.jpeg" 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/Beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 16.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3330715">Beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 16.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-runs-continue-be-big-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-runs-continue-be-big-0#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Fri, 17 Jun 2016 01:11:00 +0000 102291 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Volume and prices up http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-volume-and-prices <div class="node-body video-body"><p>We have been in the Father's Day shipping period since retailers were getting product to distribute for this big grilling holiday. We have a good increase in volume along with the increase in prices, which really shows how good the demand has been. Ribeye steaks continue to be a big item for Father's day. </p></div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-volume-and-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-volume-and-prices#comments Beef Quality Cattle Markets Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:27:00 +0000 102281 at http://beefmagazine.com Choice beef rules the consumer’s shopping cart http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/choice-beef-rules-consumer-s-shopping-cart <div class="node-body article-body">The beef complex is producing more beef that’s grading more favorably than ever. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/choice-beef-rules-consumer-s-shopping-cart" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/choice-beef-rules-consumer-s-shopping-cart#comments Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:59:00 +0000 102221 at http://beefmagazine.com Weekly Cattle Market Wrap-Up | Feeder cattle receipts down from last year http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-receipts-down-last-year <div class="node-body audio-body">Feeder cattle receipts at the test auctions were 33,000 head, which was about double last week because of the Memorial Day holiday, but last year there were 42,000 head. The prices were steady to $5 higher.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-receipts-down-last-year" class="imagecache imagecache-med_crop imagecache-linked imagecache-med_crop_linked"><img alt="weekly cattle market outlook" src="http://beefmagazine.com/site-files/beefmagazine.com/files/imagecache/med_crop/uploads/2015/06/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-upproof1r5.jpeg" 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/Beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 09.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3278888">Beef Mag fdr ctl and cow audio 2016 06 09.mp3</a></div> </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-receipts-down-last-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weekly-cattle-market-wrap-feeder-cattle-receipts-down-last-year#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Fri, 10 Jun 2016 01:11:00 +0000 102151 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Rib, loin sales keep cutout from dropping http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-loin-sales-keep-cutout-dropping <div class="node-body video-body"><p>The weekly average Choice cutout dropped 1.59, but Choice Rib and Loin steak sales continue to help keep the cutout from dropping lower. The Choice Select spread ended the week to over 24 dollars last Friday, which is double of last year and indicates good demand for steaks for grilling. </p></div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-loin-sales-keep-cutout-dropping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-loin-sales-keep-cutout-dropping#comments Beef Quality Cattle Markets Thu, 09 Jun 2016 14:27:00 +0000 102131 at http://beefmagazine.com