Cattle Marketing http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6620/more en 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 2014 – It was truly a year to remember http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are BEEF editors’ picks of the top 10 industry happenings of 2014, with a bonus 10 thrown in.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Retail BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:03:00 +0000 84811 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: 18 years of Kansas data show herd size is increasing http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing <div class="node-body article-body">A series of five-year moving averages beginning with 1996-2000 and updated annually through 2008-2012 indicate that Kansas cow-calf producers are increasing their cow herd size and the marketing weight of calves has plateaued.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-marketing/industry-glance-18-years-kansas-data-show-herd-size-increasing#comments Cattle Marketing Business Sectors Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:12:00 +0000 83391 at http://beefmagazine.com 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