Ed Czerwien, market analyst based in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the cattle market and beef prices.
Winter weather may be great for kids with a sledding hill, but it’s not much fun for cattle feeders or fed cattle.
Cattle prices this week varied, as tough winter conditions persist for feedlots and sellers anxiously await warm spring
Retention of heifers for replacement suggests a cyclical plateau sooner rather than later.
Winter weather continue to depress cattle performance and help support fed cattle prices.
Heavy volume at auctions this past week indicate slightly lower to slightly higher calf and feeder steers and heifers
Wheat insurance deadline approaches and more and more feeder cattle are coming to test auctions.