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Feeder cattle prices rebound

Volume for feeder cattle might be seeing a typical summer slump, but fortunately, prices did rebound.

Ed Czerwien

August 20, 2020

Feeder cattle prices rebounded higher after last week's lower prices and were mostly $3-4 higher, regaining what they lost last week. Feeder cattle numbers continue to drop a little lower, which is normal during the summer months.

As far as slaughter cow numbers, volume was really similiar to the previous week. Prices continue to drop lower on the heels of lower cow meat prices and the slaughter cow prices were mostly $1-3 lower this week.

 

About the Author(s)

Ed Czerwien

Market Reporter

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.

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