Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6617/more en Cow prices face increasing pressure http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cow-prices-face-increasing-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">“Cow prices have continued steady to higher, with anticipated seasonal decreases in cow slaughter,” say analysts with USDA’s Economic Research Service in the monthly Livestock, Dairy and Poultry Outlook. “The prices have held despite increasing boneless cold storage stocks from increased supplies of imported processing beef and hold-over stocks from earlier West Coast shipping issues.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cow-prices-face-increasing-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cow-prices-face-increasing-pressure#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:41:00 +0000 88561 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report for Saturday, Apr. 18, 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015 <div class="node-body audio-body">Cattle markets darted sharply in both directions this week, on mostly the same information, as traders tried to determine how much room is left, if any, for prices to grow. Feeder cattle and calves traded steady to mostly $5 lower at the start of the week, amid the lingering hangover from the previous week’s crumbling cattle futures and scant cash fed cattle trade. </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <a href="/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015" 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/2015/04/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/FINAL-CNW-04-18-15.mp3" type="audio/mpeg; length=3768549">FINAL-CNW-04-18-15.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-apr-18-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-market-weekly/cattle-market-weekly-audio-report-saturday-apr-18-2015#comments Cattle Market Weekly Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:38:00 +0000 88571 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cattle markets darted sharply in both directions this week, on mostly the same information, as traders tried to determine how much room is left, if any, for prices to grow.<br /> <br /> Feeder cattle and calves traded steady to mostly $5 lower at the start of the week, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS), amid the lingering hangover from the previous week&rsquo;s crumbling cattle futures and scant cash fed cattle trade.</p> <p>Calf and feeder prices strengthened to steady money&mdash;instances of $3-$5 higher&mdash;after the middle of the week as cattle futures regained some traction.</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, Apr. 18, 2015.</p> Volatility and uncertainty squeeze prices http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/volatility-and-uncertainty-squeeze-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle markets darted sharply in both directions this week, on mostly the same information, as traders tried to determine how much room is left, if any, for prices to grow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/volatility-and-uncertainty-squeeze-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/volatility-and-uncertainty-squeeze-prices#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 18 Apr 2015 02:31:00 +0000 88551 at http://beefmagazine.com A spirited debate between the bulls & the bears on the market and moisture http://beefmagazine.com/blog/spirited-debate-between-bulls-bears-market-and-moisture <div class="node-body blog-body">Over time, I suppose everything evens out, but I have to admit that the bulls seem to enjoy the ride a whole lot more than the bears. </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/spirited-debate-between-bulls-bears-market-and-moisture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/spirited-debate-between-bulls-bears-market-and-moisture#comments Business Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:40:00 +0000 88531 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Rib and loin continue tremendous rally http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-and-loin-continue-tremendous-rally <div class="node-body video-body">The rib and loin primal cuts continue their tremendous rally and were $12-$13 dollars higher again this week. However the total volume of box beef sales has started to slip compared to previous years.</div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-and-loin-continue-tremendous-rally" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-rib-and-loin-continue-tremendous-rally#comments Cattle Markets Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:04:00 +0000 88511 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: How much higher will slaughter weights go? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-how-much-higher-will-slaughter-weights-go <div class="node-body article-body">Slaughter weights through March 2015 averaged just over 1,360 pounds. How heavier will slaughter weights go before they begin to plateau? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-how-much-higher-will-slaughter-weights-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-how-much-higher-will-slaughter-weights-go#comments Cattle Marketing Feedlots Industry At A Glance Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:48:00 +0000 88501 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Big price rally around grilling season http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-big-price-rally-around-grilling-season <div class="node-body video-body">The grilling season has definitely started in most areas which helped to improve prices especially for steak-type middle meats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-big-price-rally-around-grilling-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-big-price-rally-around-grilling-season#comments Cattle Prices Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:35:00 +0000 88361 at http://beefmagazine.com April cattle futures surge on positive cutout and Fed news http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/april-cattle-futures-surge-positive-cutout-and-fed-news <div class="node-body article-body">While there are headwinds out in the broader economy, beef products’ improved quality and consistency are helping to buffer against significant setbacks in the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/april-cattle-futures-surge-positive-cutout-and-fed-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/april-cattle-futures-surge-positive-cutout-and-fed-news#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Wed, 08 Apr 2015 13:52:00 +0000 88321 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Beef sales are becoming less of a commodity http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity <div class="node-body article-body">In early 2015, the eight-week moving average for sales of Prime and Branded (combined) surpassed the Select category for the first time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity#comments Beef Quality Cattle Markets Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:50:00 +0000 88221 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef herd likely to grow most in the Southern Plains http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-herd-likely-grow-most-southern-plains <div class="node-body article-body">Reports imply total cow herd growth of nearly 9.5% in the next few years. Time and market conditions will, however, determine exactly what the size potential is for the industry. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-herd-likely-grow-most-southern-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-herd-likely-grow-most-southern-plains#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Business Cattle Markets Sat, 04 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 88191 at http://beefmagazine.com