Ed Czerwien is a market analyst in Amarillo, Texas. From the heart of Cattle Feeding Country, Ed follows the cattle and wholesale markets to keep beef producers up-to-date on the market moves that affect them. He previously worked with USDA as a Market News reporter. Ed is now semi-retired and continues to work with cattle trade analysis.
Ed’s Recent activity
Producers played catch up after last week's holiday shutdown as feeder cattle and slaughter cow volume was higher.
The cash market for fed cattle was mostly $3-$4 lower; cash sales numbers trended higher with a larger volume of 15-30 day delivery.