Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en Industry At A Glance: Quarterly Beef Demand Index On The Rise http://beefmagazine.com/business/industry-glance-quarterly-beef-demand-index-rise <div class="node-body article-body">The second quarter of 2014 revealed the highest quarterly beef demand index measurement since the end of 2007.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/industry-glance-quarterly-beef-demand-index-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/industry-glance-quarterly-beef-demand-index-rise#comments Cattle Marketing Business Industry At A Glance Thu, 06 Nov 2014 16:40:00 +0000 81891 at http://beefmagazine.com Merck Releases Zilmax Progress Report; Announces New Label Approval http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval <div class="field-byline"> Merck Animal Health </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Merck Animal Health is announcing significant progress in the implementation of its <a href="http://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/news/2013-8-13.aspx" target="_blank">Zilmax Five-Step Plan</a>. With insights from the company&rsquo;s advisory board, an extensive assessment and analysis of existing, as well as new, product data, was conducted. Additionally, Merck Animal Health obtained the input of industry experts, business partners and customers about the product and its use.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Cattle Marketing Feedlots Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 81811 at http://beefmagazine.com Calf Prices Pressured By Seasonality And Harvest http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-pressured-seasonality-and-harvest <div class="node-body article-body">The seasonal increase in auction receipts, increased percentage of freshly weaned calves and farmer-feeders returning to harvest added pressure to calf prices. Cash fed cattle trade, on the other hand, was at a record $170/cwt.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-pressured-seasonality-and-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/calf-prices-pressured-seasonality-and-harvest#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Marketing Business Gold Tips For Profit Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:34:00 +0000 81361 at http://beefmagazine.com Heifer Development Costs Are Down, But Opportunity Costs Are Up http://beefmagazine.com/blog/heifer-development-costs-are-down-opportunity-costs-are <div class="node-body blog-body">Annual heifer development costs have decreased since 2012 as hay prices have fallen, but heifer opportunity costs have risen dramatically.</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/heifer-development-costs-are-down-opportunity-costs-are" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/heifer-development-costs-are-down-opportunity-costs-are#comments Cattle Marketing Tips For Profit Market Advisor Wed, 08 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80591 at http://beefmagazine.com Placements 3% Lower http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/placements-3-lower <div class="node-body article-body">August cattle placements into feedlots was 3% lower than the previous year and marketings were 10% less. Each represent the lowest levels since the data series began in 1996.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/placements-3-lower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/placements-3-lower#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Marketing Sat, 20 Sep 2014 14:14:00 +0000 80011 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Annual Spot Boxed-Beef Sales by Category http://beefmagazine.com/retail/industry-glance-annual-spot-boxed-beef-sales-category <div class="node-body article-body">Demand for Choice beef product has been on the rise – representing an increase of nearly 9% of the total sales mix during the past 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/retail/industry-glance-annual-spot-boxed-beef-sales-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/retail/industry-glance-annual-spot-boxed-beef-sales-category#comments Cattle Marketing Retail Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 11 Sep 2014 12:55:00 +0000 79601 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Declining Beef & Dairy Cow Slaughter http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter <div class="node-body article-body">Declining beef cow slaughter provides clues to if and when cowherd expansion will happen.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-declining-beef-dairy-cow-slaughter#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Industry At A Glance Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:23:00 +0000 78461 at http://beefmagazine.com How Much More Upside To The Cattle Market Can There Be? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be <div class="node-body blog-body">The cattle market has shot past the price level where pundits expected to see consumer resistance, leaving producers hopeful, but cautious, about future prospects. </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/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-much-more-upside-cattle-market-can-there-be#comments Cattle Marketing Business Cattle Markets Sustainability My View From The Country Wed, 30 Jul 2014 16:19:00 +0000 77881 at http://beefmagazine.com New Stocker Index Prices Stocker Calves More Precisely http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely <div class="node-body article-body">The BeefBasis Stocker Index is new price discovery tool that offers buyers and sellers a more precise look at what calves are worth in their locale at any given time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/new-stocker-index-prices-stocker-calves-more-precisely#comments Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Cattle Markets Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77801 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 Is A Year To Boost Calf Sale Weights http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights <div class="node-body blog-body"> High calf prices and relatively low feed prices make 2014 a year to seriously consider adding pounds and profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-year-boost-calf-sale-weights#comments Cow-Calf Stocker/Backgrounders Cattle Marketing Business Health Tips For Profit Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 29 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 77811 at http://beefmagazine.com