cattle prices

Steer Price Forecast, This Year And Next
Beef cattle prices are high right now, but not quite as high as had been expected. U. S. Department of Agriculture  Outlook Chairman, Gerry Bange says beef processors are complaining of negative processing margins, so they aren’t bidding as high for cattle. As a result, Bange says, the p…
Beef Prices Continue To Rise In 2012
Wyoming’s cattle inventory is up 5 percent over last year but the rest of the country is down by 2 percent. All this spells out prices that are some 13 percent higher than they were this time last year. Livestock economists say that’s not gonna change and importing beef may not be an o…
Packers Vs Feeders, It Ain’t No Football Game
A big game of chicken is being played in the beef industry for high ‘steaks’. (pun very much intended) Its a battle between the cattle feeders and the packers with each hoping to get the prices they need to lessen their losses. That according to USDA Livestock Analyst, Shayle Shagam, w…
High Prices Tempt Cattle Producers To Sell Breed Stock
Cattle producers are wrestling with whether to hold back female breeding stock or sell at current high prices. That according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture Livestock Analyst Shayle Shagam who says many producers are choosing to sell, but there are multiple factors involved in the decision. &…