Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en What’s ahead for 2015 on the cow-calf side? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side <div class="node-body blog-body">Generating a profit from finishing cattle in 2015 will be more difficult, thanks to the rapid increase in feeder-cattle prices during 2014.</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-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side#comments Cow-Calf Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:39:00 +0000 85781 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Huge increase in fresh beef imports http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-huge-increase-fresh-beef-imports <div class="node-body video-body">High beef prices and the higher value of the dollar are definitely attracting imports. This year we have seen an enormous increase in imports of fresh beef. The latest report of Imported Meat Passed for Entry into the U.S. for January 17 showed 24,230 metric tons of fresh beef were important. That equates to over 53 million lbs. for that week alone.</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-huge-increase-fresh-beef-imports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-huge-increase-fresh-beef-imports#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 29 Jan 2015 15:50:00 +0000 85751 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 shots at explaining an unexplainable cattle market http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market <div class="node-body blog-body">The current market situation demands an explanation, but the toughest one to swallow might be the most accurate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 85741 at http://beefmagazine.com The black and white on black-and-white cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Prophetic 1979 article shows that perhaps not much has changed in 35 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:50:00 +0000 85701 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Holstein steers on feed</p> Meat Market Update | Both price & sales volume are up in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015 <div class="node-body video-body"> The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $6.70 higher and there were 6,325 total loads sold.</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-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 85541 at http://beefmagazine.com With expansion underway, how big a cowherd does the U.S. need? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/expansion-underway-how-big-cowherd-does-us-need <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a pretty good bet that herd rebuilding is underway, but how much will we expand?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/expansion-underway-how-big-cowherd-does-us-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/expansion-underway-how-big-cowherd-does-us-need#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:13:00 +0000 85531 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Will lower 2015 milk prices trigger beef herd expansion? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-will-lower-2015-milk-prices-trigger-beef-herd-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">The stronger U.S. dollar could pinch U.S. dairy exports, weaken prices, and lead to more dairy cows going to market. Will that provide more opening for beef herd expansion?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-will-lower-2015-milk-prices-trigger-beef-herd-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-will-lower-2015-milk-prices-trigger-beef-herd-expansion#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:05:00 +0000 85491 at http://beefmagazine.com The end of COOL is certain, but it sure is taking a long time to die http://beefmagazine.com/blog/end-cool-certain-it-sure-taking-long-time-die <div class="node-body blog-body">With all the discussion that COOL caused within the industry when it was implemented, it is striking how little discussion there is about it today as it slowly withers on the vine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/end-cool-certain-it-sure-taking-long-time-die" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/end-cool-certain-it-sure-taking-long-time-die#comments Beef Exports Business Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:25:00 +0000 85311 at http://beefmagazine.com Have we seen the top of the cattle market, or is it still ahead? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-seen-top-cattle-market-or-it-still-ahead <div class="node-body blog-body">A number of factors, including global economic growth, the continuing strength of beef demand, and input costs will all be instrumental in the cattle market’s direction and fortunes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-seen-top-cattle-market-or-it-still-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-seen-top-cattle-market-or-it-still-ahead#comments Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:25:00 +0000 85321 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Sales see boost as retailers restock shelves http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-sales-see-boost-retailers-restock-shelves <div class="node-body video-body">Sales are usually good right after the holidays as retailers switch back to more beef items. There were 6,639 total loads sold which was 1,678 loads higher than the previous week. Loads sold was almost exactly the same as last year, as retailers once again aggressively restock shelves after the holidays. </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-sales-see-boost-retailers-restock-shelves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-sales-see-boost-retailers-restock-shelves#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:15:00 +0000 85291 at http://beefmagazine.com