Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending November 20, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week averaging $123.00 for live sales, and $194.50 for dressed; respectively, down $3.27 and $6.97. Total volume sold was up 15,000 head from … Continue reading

November Cattle on Feed Recap

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA, NASS) released their monthly Cattle on Feed report Friday afternoon (November 20, 2015). The report revealed that 10.794 million head of cattle were in U.S. feedlots with a capacity … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending November 13, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week averaging $126.27 for live sales, and $201.47 for dressed; respectively, down $4.17 and $3.27. Total volume sold was down 7,000 head from … Continue reading

Corn, Soybean Yields See Large Boost in Latest USDA Report

The corn balance sheet for the 2015/16 crop saw several changes from the October release. Ending stocks for the 2015/16 crop were revised up by 199 million bushels as a result of both higher production and lower disappearance. Yields were … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending November 6, 2015

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending November 6, 2015   Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week lower. The five-area fed steer price ended the week averaging $130.44 for live sales, and $204.74 for dressed; respectively, down $6.33 and … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending October 30, 2015

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle finished the week higher. The five-area fed steer price ended the week averaging $136.77 for live sales, and $209.79 for dressed; respectively, up $6.77 and $2.69. Friday’s Nebraska daily direct live cattle were averaging … Continue reading