Cattle Prices http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Meat Market Update | Exports and out-front sales push volume higher http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-exports-and-out-front-sales-push-volume-higher <div class="node-body video-body">The Comprehensive Choice cutout was $1.20 lower but volume jumped up almost 500 loads. The boost in volume was led by exports and out-front sales. </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-prices/meat-market-update-exports-and-out-front-sales-push-volume-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/meat-market-update-exports-and-out-front-sales-push-volume-higher#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Thu, 26 Mar 2015 16:24:00 +0000 87821 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: How much additional market risk can cattle feeders absorb? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-how-much-additional-market-risk-can-cattle-feeders-absorb <div class="node-body article-body">Feeder cattle pricing versus historical average indicates a slowing of the market surge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-how-much-additional-market-risk-can-cattle-feeders-absorb" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/industry-glance-how-much-additional-market-risk-can-cattle-feeders-absorb#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 26 Mar 2015 13:41:00 +0000 87781 at http://beefmagazine.com Weak El Niño arrives http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">El Niño—long predicted and longer anticipated by many—is officially here, according to forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:47:00 +0000 87681 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattle prices tread water http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-prices-tread-water <div class="node-body article-body">With grazing demand at its peak, calves and feeder cattle traded mostly steady to $5 on either side of steady this week, depending on location, weight, and buyer, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-prices-tread-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-prices-tread-water#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:38:00 +0000 87671 at http://beefmagazine.com High dollar and increased competition pressure beef exports http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/high-dollar-and-increased-competition-pressure-beef-exports <div class="node-body article-body">Beef export value averaged $271 per head of fed slaughter in January, $20.26 more than last year, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/high-dollar-and-increased-competition-pressure-beef-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/high-dollar-and-increased-competition-pressure-beef-exports#comments Cattle Prices Beef Exports Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:17:00 +0000 87491 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing demand sparks calf and feeder prices http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-demand-sparks-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Yearlings traded firm to $5 per cwt higher and calves sold up to $10-$15 higher as producers took advantage of the first week of weather—out of several—conducive to widespread marketing.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-demand-sparks-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/grazing-demand-sparks-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices Pasture Range Sat, 14 Mar 2015 13:04:00 +0000 87481 at http://beefmagazine.com McDonald’s announces new antibiotic policy http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/mcdonald-s-announces-new-antibiotic-policy <div class="node-body article-body">McDonald’s says that, within two years, it intends to source only chickens raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/mcdonald-s-announces-new-antibiotic-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/mcdonald-s-announces-new-antibiotic-policy#comments Cattle Prices Beef Quality Sustainability Sat, 07 Mar 2015 15:28:00 +0000 87211 at http://beefmagazine.com Winter weather continues disrupting markets http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Demand for grass cattle helped yearling cattle sell firm to $5 per cwt. higher. Surging cattle futures helped cattle feeders bargain for higher fed cattle prices in late-week trade. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Sat, 07 Mar 2015 15:06:00 +0000 87191 at http://beefmagazine.com Pacific Coast labor agreement positive for beef http://beefmagazine.com/beef-exports/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/beef-exports/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-exports/pacific-coast-labor-agreement-positive-beef#comments Cattle Prices Beef Exports Business Cattle Markets 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">There are challenges to U.S. meat exports, for one thing. Part of it has to do with the strongest U.S. dollar in years, making domestic products more expensive abroad, even if the inherent price remained the same.</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 Beef Quality Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:44:00 +0000 86871 at http://beefmagazine.com