The Cattle Market Shows Some Pop

Whether it’s simply spring demand kicking in or tighter numbers catching up to the market, the entire cattle complex showed quite a bit of strength this week. Of course, six months ago, most analysts would have said that the prospects of $90 fats next week would be a big disappointment instead of a positive one. However, a whole lot has changed in the last six months; the one thing that hasn't is that the supply side of the market remains very positive, and demand continues to exceed most expectations.