Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Pacific Coast labor agreement positive for beef http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/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/cattle-prices/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef#comments Cattle Prices 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 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-prices/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Yearlings traded $2-$5/cwt. lower and calves traded unevenly steady amid lighter auction receipts due to winter weather, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. Resurgent wholesale beef values were a bright spot, lending optimism for stronger cash fed cattle trade.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices 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> Great Plains leads cow herd expansion http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">“The Great Plains followed the national trend of downsizing over the 1996-2010 period, yet its relative role as home to beef cows and heifers being retained was growing prior to the drought and remains higher than 2010," says Glynn Tonsor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion#comments Cattle Prices Business Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:40:00 +0000 86631 at http://beefmagazine.com Red ink flows for cattle feeders http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders <div class="node-body article-body">High calf and feeder prices, in tandem with softer fed cattle prices, are driving cattle feeding breakevens toward deeper losses. The Livestock Marketing Information Center estimates cattle feeding losses (basis the Southern Plains) at $200 per steer in January and February. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Business Tips For Profit Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:31:00 +0000 86621 at http://beefmagazine.com Grass prospects lift cash calf and feeder prices http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-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. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grass-prospects-lift-cash-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices Pasture Range Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:25:00 +0000 86611 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Wholesale markets see a decline http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-wholesale-markets-see-decline <div class="node-body video-body">The Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout was $5.60 lower for the week ending Saturday, February 14. Additionally, the cutout saw declining sales volume of 6,102 loads, down 499 loads for the week. The exports and out-front sales also saw a dip. </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-wholesale-markets-see-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-wholesale-markets-see-decline#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 19 Feb 2015 16:54:00 +0000 86591 at http://beefmagazine.com