There’s been plenty of chatter, some of it wrong, about packer profits and the live-to-cutout price spread.
The cash market was $1 to $2 lower while volume increased slightly.
So far, fed cattle harvest has stayed near year-ago levels. Can packers sustain the pace? That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines.
Feeder cattle finally start to regain some of their big declines after the August packing plant fire, convincing more cattle to come to town.
Ed Czerwien, market analyst based in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of last week's beef trade.
The cash market for fed cattle improved while dressed prices shot higher.
How will Tyson’s Kansas beef plant fire affect the company going forward?
Deal removes 38.5% tariff on U.S. beef.
Very few feeder cattle came to town this week as prices work there way back from last week's decline.
The Choice boxed beef cutout hit $241.70 mid-week, a new high for 2019.