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18 June 2014
Too Much Beef And Not Enough
GLOBAL - A rift has opened up between prime cattle prices each side of the Atlantic....
Cattle Futures: Strong Selling Pressure Would Indicate Bearish 'Key Reversal'
US - If there is strong follow-through selling pressure on Wednesday then a bearish “key reversal” down on the daily bar chart would be confirmed, which would be one early technical clue that a market top is in place....
16 June 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: Strong Beef Demand Supports Record Cattle Futures
US - Traders witnessed new all-time record futures prices last week with feeder and live contracts higher. ...
12 June 2014
Cattle Futures: August Contracts Close Lower, Wednesday
US - Live and Feeder contracts for August both closed lower but the bulls remain in control, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff. ...
11 June 2014
Fewer Cattle and Lighter Weights
US - Finished weights are not offsetting lower cattle slaughter numbers in the US, leading market analysts have gauged....
09 June 2014
Argentinian Forage Needs a ‘Green Revolution’
ARGENTINA – Cattle must be fed higher quality forage, the ministry of agriculture has advised farmers....
05 June 2014
Beef Prices Cause For Concern
UK - The dramatic fall in the beef price over the past few months is a major concern for the livestock industry, the NFU reiterated today....
Sustainability Welfare Central to New UK Beef Plant
UK - A state of the art slaughterhouse and meat processing plant was opened by the UK’s Secretary for Environmental, Food and Rural Affairs Owen Paterson on Monday....
03 June 2014
Cattle Futures: Signs of A Market Top Developing in Live Contracts
US - Things are set bullish in the feeder market while a market top may be appearing in live cattle, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
02 June 2014
Shrinking Economy Ominous for Meat Demand
US - News of the US economy shrinking one per cent will do no favours to meat demand, according to leading market analysts. ...
29 May 2014
Cattle Futures: Cattle Closed Up Wednesday
US - August live cattle closed up $0.35 at $137.10 Wednesday, writes analyst Jim Wyckoff for TheCattleSite. ...
23 May 2014
Veterinary Body Splits With Badger Trust on Cull Review
UK – The British Veterinary Association (BVA) will not be supporting the Badger Trust in its application for a judicial review on the pilot badger cull....
Weekly Australian Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
19 May 2014
Cattle Outlook: April Beef Down From March Highs But Up $19 on Last Year
US - Market reports tell a story of tight cattle supplies through April as feedlot placements and sales lowered and retail values hit record highs. ...
15 May 2014
Cattle Futures: Prices Close Higher, Wednesday
US - Bulls will shoot for around $138.70, while the Bears push down to $136.00, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
14 May 2014
How to Keep Feedlots Efficient
US - Maximising cattle performance as they progress through feedlots relies heavily on feed efficiency, which can be tinkered with at any level....
12 May 2014
Cattle Outlook: Remarkable Month Sees Beef Exports 5.2 per cent Higher
US - Record beef prices have not impeded progress on the exports front this spring, according to Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
09 May 2014
MLA: Weekly Cattle Summary
AUSTRALIA - The following report is a collection of market summaries from the previous week across Australia's territories from analysts at Meat and Livestock Australia (MLA)....
08 May 2014
Feedlotters Caught In Price Squeeze
BRAZIL – A rise in feeder cattle and a dip in slaughter prices has squeezed the Brazilian feedlot sector and left farmers with no buying power....
Italian Beef Price Drop Hits in April
ITALY – Deadweight cattle prices took a tumble through the first half of April, official European Commission data has revealed....
07 May 2014
Tapping into the Benefits of Net Feed Efficiency
UK - Net feed efficiency identifies steers that can save over £100 at finishing compared to less efficient animals, a Scottish Agricultural College (SAC) study has found....
06 May 2014
Cattle Outlook: Could Herd Expansion Be Taking Shape?
US - Fewer heifers on feed in the April survey and female slaughter plummeting 8.1 per cent has left cattle analyst Ron Plain feeling that herd expansion must be taking shape. ...
02 May 2014
Cattle Futures: August Feeders Jump the $3 Limit, Thursday
US - Feeder cattle prices are going to topple after a period of extension, with bearish traders looking at $186, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
01 May 2014
Cattle Futures: Notable Difference Between Live and Feeder Cattle, Wednesday
US - Two very different markets are in place in the cattle futures, with traders more bullish about feeders than live cattle, according to Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
29 April 2014
British Beef Sees 'Disappointing' Price Drop
UK – The National Farmers Union has hit out at retailers over recent levy board figures showing the shrinking margins farmers are receiving for beef....
28 April 2014
Cattle Outlook: On Feed, Marketing, Placement Figures All Down For March
US - There were 0.6 per cent fewer cattle overall, marketings were 3.7 per cent lower and placements were down 4.7 per cent say Ron Plain and Scott Brown in their summary of the US Department of Agriculture's Cattle on Feed Report. ...
24 April 2014
Cattle Futures: Price Action Features 'Tepid' Short Covering, Wednesday
US - Live cattle are neutral to bearish, while feeders look bullish this week, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff....
New Zealand Lamb Export Volumes Fall while Values Rise
NEW ZEALAND - Greater volume to South Asia and the Middle East kept beef and veal exports steady as trading dropped elsewhere, market analyst have revealed. ...
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