June fed cattle prices are typically low. April and May fed cattle prices, however, generally hit or are near the highs for the year. Thus, the name of the game becomes “He who can market finished 2018 spring-born calves in April or May 2019 wins.”
The winter wheat grazing belt has gone from famine to feast, at least as rainfall is concerned. How will the muddy conditions affect feedyard placements? That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines.