Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 23, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week higher. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $130.00 for live sales, and $207.10 for dressed; respectively, up $6.80 and $8.54. Total volume sold was down 17,000 head from … Continue reading

October Cattle on Feed Report Recap

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA, NASS) released their monthly Cattle on Feed report Friday afternoon (October 23, 2015). The report revealed that 10.218 million head of cattle were in U.S. feedlots with a capacity of 1,000 … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 16, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week higher. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $123.20 for live sales, and $198.56 for dressed; respectively, up $4.68 and $8.56. Total volume sold was up 19,000 head from … Continue reading

Latest USDA reports reveal smaller harvests for most major crops

The corn balance sheet for the 2015/16 crop saw only minor changes from the September release. Ending stocks for the 2015/16 crop were revised down by 31 million bushels as a result of lower production. Acreage was lowered by 400,000 … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 9, 2015

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 9, 2015   Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week mixed. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $118.52 for live sales, and $190.00 for dressed; respectively, down $0.09 and … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 2, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week at $118.61 for live sales, and $187.51 for dressed; respectively, down $9.86 and $14.96. Total volume sold was down 3,000 head from … Continue reading