Cattle Market Notes Week Ending January 27, 2017

Cattle Quick Thoughts The U.S. beef cow herd expansion has been a primary point in the discussion of the decline of cattle prices since 2014. The USDA Cattle Inventory Report will be released this week on January 31st and will … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending January 20, 2017

Cash Cattle: Cattle prices were higher in most markets this week. Cash traded fed cattle were up $1.68 to an average of $120.15 for live sales compared to $118.48 last week. Dressed steers averaged $194.82 this week. Trade volume was … Continue reading

Cattle Market Notes: Week Ending January 13, 2017

Cash Cattle: Cash traded fed cattle were up $0.67 this week to an average of $118.44 for live sales compared to $117.67 last week. Very little volume was reported this week, however, with only 8,680 head reported for the week … Continue reading

Cattle Market Update: Week Ending January 7, 2017

Posted by Brian Williams for Josh Maples First off, let me introduce myself. My name is Josh Maples, a new Assistant Professor & Livestock Extension Economist in the Agricultural Economics Department at MSU. I will be focusing on Livestock economics … Continue reading