Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en 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 Don’t bid away future profits by overpaying for cows http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-bid-away-future-profits-overpaying-cows <div class="node-body blog-body">The market price of breeding females is responding to last fall’s high calf prices. Ranchers must be careful not to bid away all the future profit in their added beef cows.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-bid-away-future-profits-overpaying-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-bid-away-future-profits-overpaying-cows#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Market Advisor Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:11:00 +0000 87941 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Carcasses grading Prime & Choice hit a record-high http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high <div class="node-body article-body">The percentage of cattle grading Prime and Choice combined to 75% for the first time in recent history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/industry-glance-carcasses-grading-prime-choice-hit-record-high#comments Beef Quality Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Tips For Profit Thu, 12 Mar 2015 13:43:00 +0000 87371 at http://beefmagazine.com Has the beef market’s winning streak come to an end? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end <div class="node-body article-body">It’s clear that 2015 is shaping up to be a very different cattle marketing year than 2014. There were key reasons for 2014’s success – the surge was partially supply-driven, but was fundamentally underpinned by solid beef demand, both domestically and internationally. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/has-beef-market-s-winning-streak-come-end#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:43:00 +0000 87111 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s the value of a bred beef heifer in 2015? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">Harlan Hughes projects that the economic value of a crossbred heifer born in 2013, bred in 2014, and calving in the spring of 2015 will be record-high. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-value-bred-beef-heifer-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Market Advisor Wed, 04 Mar 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86951 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Long-term forward contracts up http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts <div class="node-body video-body">The biggest component this week was the longer term forward contracts which were 1,440 loads. We have not seen numbers this big since February of 2009 and 2010.</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-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-long-term-forward-contracts#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Mon, 09 Feb 2015 16:21:00 +0000 86051 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s ahead for 2015 on the cow-calf side? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side <div class="node-body blog-body">Generating a profit from finishing cattle in 2015 will be more difficult, thanks to the rapid increase in feeder-cattle prices during 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-ahead-2015-cow-calf-side#comments Cow-Calf Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Market Advisor Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:39:00 +0000 85781 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 shots at explaining an unexplainable cattle market http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market <div class="node-body blog-body">The current market situation demands an explanation, but the toughest one to swallow might be the most accurate.</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/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-shots-explaining-unexplainable-cattle-market#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:10:00 +0000 85741 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Both price & sales volume are up in 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015 <div class="node-body video-body"> The Comprehensive or Weekly Average Choice cutout which includes all types of sales was $6.70 higher and there were 6,325 total loads sold.</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-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/meat-market-update-both-price-sales-volume-are-2015#comments Cattle Marketing Cattle Markets Thu, 22 Jan 2015 15:35:00 +0000 85541 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: RFID study tracks cattle; Northwest producers to get packing plant; and there’s an app for that http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Animal disease traceability is in the news as USDA and state animal health agencies move ahead with animal traceability efforts. Here’s a roundup of headlines that made the news. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/6-trending-headlines-rfid-study-tracks-cattle-northwest-producers-get-packing-plant#comments Cattle Marketing Business Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:57:00 +0000 85171 at http://beefmagazine.com