Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Industry At A Glance: Relative Beef Imports Aid U.S. Herd Rebuilding http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-relative-beef-imports-aid-us-herd-rebuilding <div class="node-body article-body">Beef imports have risen in recent months – reaching their highest level since mid-2007 at 10.3% of U.S. beef supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-relative-beef-imports-aid-us-herd-rebuilding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-relative-beef-imports-aid-us-herd-rebuilding#comments Beef Exports Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Tips For Profit Mon, 24 Nov 2014 16:39:00 +0000 82551 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Buyers Lock In Holiday Specials; Sales See Boost http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-buyers-lock-holiday-specials-sales-see-boost <div class="node-body video-body">The big increase came in the out-front sales which jumped about 300 loads, a normal seasonal spike during this week. These out-front sales will not be delivered for at least three weeks which will put them between Thanksgiving and Christmas as buyers locked in their post-Thanksgiving advertisement specials.</div> <div class="field-byline"> Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-buyers-lock-holiday-specials-sales-see-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-buyers-lock-holiday-specials-sales-see-boost#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 22 Nov 2014 13:54:00 +0000 82491 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-nov-22-2014 <div class="node-body audio-body">Continued snug supplies and more farmer-feeders in the buying crowd as harvest winds up, helped calf prices trade steady to $5/cwt. higher this week throughout the Southern Plains and Northern Plains. There were instances of $8-$10 higher. Remaining yearling feeder cattle on offer traded fully steady to $3 higher.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-nov-22-2014" 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/2014/11/use-one_2.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/FINAL-11-22-14.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=7095373">FINAL-11-22-14.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-nov-22-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-nov-22-2014#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:46:00 +0000 82481 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Continued snug supplies and more farmer-feeders in the buying crowd as harvest winds up, helped calf prices trade steady to $5/cwt. higher this week throughout the Southern Plains and Northern Plains. There were instances of $8-$10 higher. Remaining yearling feeder cattle on offer traded fully steady to $3 higher, according to the Agricultural marketing Service (AMS).<br /> <br /> &ldquo;The calf market came through the heavy auction offering&mdash;and the October-November deliveries of prior video and direct sales&mdash;relatively unscathed as country deliveries are mostly complete,&rdquo; said AMS analysts on Friday.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Lighter auction runs are upon the market with the onset of holiday schedules and there seems to be plenty of demand to push feeder and stocker cattle prices even higher,&rdquo; AMS analysts say.</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, Nov. 22, 2014.</p> Feedlot Placements Down 1% http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/feedlot-placements-down-1 <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle on feed Nov. 1 was about even with last year, but still about 6% less than the five-year average. Placements in October were 1% less and marketings were 8% less.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/feedlot-placements-down-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/feedlot-placements-down-1#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Gold Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:16:00 +0000 82471 at http://beefmagazine.com Profitability Suggests We’re In A “Livestock Era” http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/profitability-suggests-we-re-livestock-era <div class="node-body article-body">“If the years from 2007 to 2013 could be described as the ‘Grain Era,’ in which crop sector incomes had an extraordinary run, then the coming period may be described as the ‘Animal Era,’ when producers of animal products have strong returns,” says Chris Hurt, Purdue University agricultural economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/profitability-suggests-we-re-livestock-era" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/profitability-suggests-we-re-livestock-era#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Markets Gold Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:11:00 +0000 82461 at http://beefmagazine.com Calf Prices Gain Ground http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-gain-ground <div class="node-body article-body">Snug supplies and more farmer-feeders returning to the market as harvest winds down helped boost calf prices. Wholesale beef values gained on the week, helping lift the cash fed cattle traded reported through Friday afternoon.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-gain-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-gain-ground#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 22 Nov 2014 02:04:00 +0000 82451 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: On-Farm Grain Storage Increases http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/industry-glance-farm-grain-storage-increases <div class="node-body article-body">While total farm numbers declined by just over 46,000 operations between the 2007 and 2012 Ag Census, on-farm grain storage capacity increased nearly 445 million bu. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/industry-glance-farm-grain-storage-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/industry-glance-farm-grain-storage-increases#comments Cattle Feed Prices Business Industry At A Glance Wed, 19 Nov 2014 20:41:00 +0000 82271 at http://beefmagazine.com Market Seasonality Should Return Next Year http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/market-seasonality-should-return-next-year <div class="node-body article-body">Although calf and feeder markets are defying seasonal trends this year, and in recent times, analysts with the Livestock Marketing Information Center expect historically familiar patterns next year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/market-seasonality-should-return-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/market-seasonality-should-return-next-year#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:56:00 +0000 82161 at http://beefmagazine.com Early Winter Blast Helps Lift Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Cash fed cattle prices reached new records this week ($168-$172/cwt.), boosted by slower marketing from feedlots and the winter blast that could dampen gain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Business Winter Weather Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:49:00 +0000 82151 at http://beefmagazine.com Amid High Prices, Cattle Buyers Are Choosier http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/amid-high-prices-cattle-buyers-are-choosier <div class="node-body article-body">Calves sold steady to $5/cwt. higher in the Southern Plains this week. They traded unevenly steady in the Southeast and uneven across a wide range in the Northern Plains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/amid-high-prices-cattle-buyers-are-choosier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/amid-high-prices-cattle-buyers-are-choosier#comments Cattle Prices Tips For Profit Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:37:00 +0000 82141 at http://beefmagazine.com