September 1st Cattle on Feed Report Recap

The latest USDA Cattle on Feed report released Friday showed larger supplies of cattle placed into feedlots than most analysts expected prior to the report. The report showed a three percent increase in the number of cattle placed into feedlots … Continue reading

Feeder Steer Price Behavior

Continuing on with the discussion of seasonal cycles in Mississippi Cattle Prices, this week we are looking at a primary source of revenue for many operations: feeder steers. Feeder steer prices in Mississippi are dependent upon prices around the country. Feedlot … Continue reading

Cull Cow Price Behavior

Cull cow prices are an important factor for many operations in the Southeast. Most operations wean calves in the fall months, and that is also when they select cows for culling and begin to sell them. As we approach the … Continue reading

Total Meat Supply and Disappearance

This week’s article comes from a recent publication by the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC). Total U.S. red meat and poultry production are often cited as “record high,” which is correct this year and last, and LMIC forecasts that situation … Continue reading