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The fed cattle market continued higher again last week, after clawing its way out of the deadlock in the low $120’s for multiple weeks. The $1…

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Without question, the talk amongst cattle producers in recent days has been about the upturn in fed cattle prices. All parties upstream of the…

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The federally inspected cattle harvest was boosted by 20,000 head last week over the prior week. This was within the trade expectation, albeit…

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Fed cattle prices remain locked within a range of $120 to $125/cwt in what has become an extremely long 16-week period. The fact of the matter…

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The Labor Day holiday shortened last week’s slaughter production to a total of 577,000 head of federally inspected harvest facilities. The dai…

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Last week’s fed cattle slaughter was curtailed due to infrastructure issues at two separate packing plants. The steer and heifer head count on…

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The sideways trade in the fed cattle market continues as the weekly average price last week is yet again $123/cwt. This marks the 10th week in…

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The estimated weekly slaughter total last week was 623,000 head, a significant reduction from the prior week, thanks, in part, to the three-da…

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The fed cattle market has been an arduous grind for this year as prices have failed to reflect historic highs in cutout values. With seven wee…

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After a year of virtual events, the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand will host the 16th annual Feeding Quality Forum in Fort Collins, Colo.…

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