Feedlots http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6627/more en Red ink flows for cattle feeders http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders <div class="node-body article-body">High calf and feeder prices, in tandem with softer fed cattle prices, are driving cattle feeding breakevens toward deeper losses. The Livestock Marketing Information Center estimates cattle feeding losses (basis the Southern Plains) at $200 per steer in January and February. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Business Tips For Profit Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:31:00 +0000 86621 at http://beefmagazine.com Time growing short for most antimicrobials in feed and water http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/time-growing-short-most-antimicrobials-feed-and-water <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In 2016, veterinary consultation will be required for 60% of currently used food-animal antimicrobial products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/time-growing-short-most-antimicrobials-feed-and-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/time-growing-short-most-antimicrobials-feed-and-water#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:21:00 +0000 86501 at http://beefmagazine.com Long-time feedlot data firm enters stocker data business http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/long-time-feedlot-data-firm-enters-stocker-data-business <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A new stocker cattle records system overcomes fluid nature of the business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/long-time-feedlot-data-firm-enters-stocker-data-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/long-time-feedlot-data-firm-enters-stocker-data-business#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:39:00 +0000 86251 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Feedyard investment spikes to an all-time high http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-feedyard-investment-spikes-all-time-high <div class="node-body article-body">December 2014 recorded a total $16.5 billion in aggregate spending for a turn of feeder cattle – the highest mark in the historical series. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-feedyard-investment-spikes-all-time-high" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-feedyard-investment-spikes-all-time-high#comments Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Thu, 05 Feb 2015 17:09:00 +0000 85941 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Feedyard heifer population at lowest point in nine years http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-feedyard-heifer-population-lowest-point-nine-years <div class="node-body article-body">USDA’s first quarterly Cattle On Feed report of the year indicates that heifers and heifer calves represent 33.8% of the total feedyard population at the start of 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-feedyard-heifer-population-lowest-point-nine-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-feedyard-heifer-population-lowest-point-nine-years#comments Feedlots Industry At A Glance Mon, 26 Jan 2015 22:03:00 +0000 85661 at http://beefmagazine.com The cattle market found its bottom; where to from here? http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-market-found-its-bottom-where-here <div class="node-body article-body">The cattle market has seemingly found a bottom, but there’s some question about how much upside potential exists.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-market-found-its-bottom-where-here" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/cattle-market-found-its-bottom-where-here#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:42:00 +0000 84801 at http://beefmagazine.com Cargill to study improvements for beef feedyard sustainability http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/cargill-study-improvements-beef-feedyard-sustainability <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Company to partner with consultants to create verified beef chain sustainability assessment program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/cargill-study-improvements-beef-feedyard-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/cargill-study-improvements-beef-feedyard-sustainability#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Sun, 07 Dec 2014 23:16:00 +0000 83081 at http://beefmagazine.com Nothing about the U.S. cattle market should surprise us any more http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/nothing-about-us-cattle-market-should-surprise-us-any-more <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. fed cattle market has been nothing short of incredible this year. But that doesn’t mean feedyard margin concerns have been alleviated.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/nothing-about-us-cattle-market-should-surprise-us-any-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/nothing-about-us-cattle-market-should-surprise-us-any-more#comments Feedlots Business Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:34:00 +0000 82941 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry at a glance: Heifer population in feedyards is slowly declining http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-heifer-population-feedyards-slowly-declining <div class="node-body article-body">All indications are that heifer sales off the ranch are declining – albeit slowly and carefully. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-heifer-population-feedyards-slowly-declining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/industry-glance-heifer-population-feedyards-slowly-declining#comments Feedlots Industry At A Glance Thu, 04 Dec 2014 14:34:00 +0000 82951 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA Cattle on Feed Report Shows Inventory Up 48,000 http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/usda-cattle-feed-report-shows-inventory-48000 <div class="field-byline"> John Otte for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA Cattle on Feed Report: Despite higher slaughter weights, beef supply will stay tight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/usda-cattle-feed-report-shows-inventory-48000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/usda-cattle-feed-report-shows-inventory-48000#comments Feedlots Tips For Profit Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:44:00 +0000 82611 at http://beefmagazine.com