Cattle Prices http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en 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 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 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 Beef Exports Continue Record Pace http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-exports-continue-record-pace <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. beef exports increased 6% in volume in September compared to a year earlier and 25% in value, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-exports-continue-record-pace" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-exports-continue-record-pace#comments Cattle Prices Beef Exports Gold Sat, 08 Nov 2014 15:26:00 +0000 81971 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Demand Remain Strong http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-demand-remain-strong <div class="node-body article-body">Although beef consumption is declining due to tightening supplies, the fact is consumers are paying more for available supplies than they would if true demand weren’t increasing. Through the third quarter, the All Fresh Beef Demand Index increased 16 of the last 17 quarters year-over-year, according to Glynn Tonsor, agricultural economist at Kansas State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-demand-remain-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/beef-demand-remain-strong#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Sat, 08 Nov 2014 15:19:00 +0000 81961 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Demand Pulls Calf Prices Higher http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/grazing-demand-pulls-calf-prices-higher <div class="node-body article-body">Dwindling supplies of yearling cattle commanded steady to firm prices this week. Calves in the Southern Plains and Southeast sold steady to $5 higher, bolstered by demand for calves to graze wheat pasture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/grazing-demand-pulls-calf-prices-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/grazing-demand-pulls-calf-prices-higher#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Markets Pasture Range Sat, 08 Nov 2014 15:09:00 +0000 81951 at http://beefmagazine.com