Cattle Prices http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6618/more en Projections of cow herd expansion vary in depth and breadth http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/projections-cow-herd-expansion-vary-depth-and-breadth <div class="node-body article-body">The Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute projects the U.S. beef cow herd growing 1.7 million head in the next four years before trending lower again. USDA's 10-year projections call for steady growth and more cows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/projections-cow-herd-expansion-vary-depth-and-breadth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/projections-cow-herd-expansion-vary-depth-and-breadth#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 28 Mar 2015 01:04:00 +0000 87871 at http://beefmagazine.com Calf and feeder prices surge ahead http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-and-feeder-prices-surge-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">Calves and feeder cattle gained more ground this week as farmer-feeders joined the fray in search of cattle for summer grass. Yearling feeder cattle traded firm to $5 per cwt higher, with instances of $6-$8 higher, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS). Calves traded mostly steady to $5 higher. AMS analysts note that direct sales were also very active with the full price advance on feeder cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-and-feeder-prices-surge-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-and-feeder-prices-surge-ahead#comments Cattle Prices Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:52:00 +0000 87861 at http://beefmagazine.com 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