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23 April 2014
Beef Quality Under Microscope Again
ANALYSIS - Two recent studies have put more meat on the bones of two continual debates in beef quality....
Analysts Expect Cattle on Feed Figure to Edge Higher, Friday
US - Friday's 'on feed' report may surprise many by edging higher than a year ago after a period of aggressive feedlot placements, is the message of Steve Meyer and Len Steiner's daily livestock report. ...
14 April 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: Exports Confirmed as Remaining High as WASDE Report Predicts 4.5 per cent Output Drop
US - March was the tenth consecutive month seeing cattle exports outstrip imports, an encouraging sign considering record beef prices, say Professors Ron Plain and Scott Brown at the University of Missouri. ...
11 April 2014
Cattle Futures: Market Turns Neutral to Bullish, Thursday
US - Indicators suggest prices could go sideways to higher in live and feeder cattle, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
08 April 2014
Cattle Futures: Market Top Suggested by Friday's Lower Boxed Beef Prices
US - A sharp drop in boxed-beef prices on Monday suggest the market has 'topped-out', reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff....
03 April 2014
Cattle Futures: Volatility is Not Bullish
US - Volatility at higher prices levels is not a bullish signal, according to TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff after cattle futures settled higher. ...
31 March 2014
Australian Cattle Markets Move Higher
AUSTRALIA - Australia's cattle price yard stick - the Eastern Young Cattle Indicator - closed higher last week, finishing on A$321.75/kg....
28 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Advantage Bulls, Thursday
US - Prices returned near to last week's high for June live cattle, reports TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff....
27 March 2014
Cattle Futures: June Live Cattle Lifts $1.17, Wednesday
US - Prices closed near mid-range yesterday with June live cattle closing up $1.17 at $137.60 on Wednesday, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff. ...
26 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Feeders Continue Four Week Uptrend, Tuesday
US - Feeder bulls continued their solid run yesterday, taking the uptrend run to four weeks. ...
25 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Bearish Cattle on Feed Mixes With Bullish Cash Fundamentals, Monday
US - While a market top appears to be in place, the bulls still have the technical advantage, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
24 March 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: Slaughter Running 6 Per Cent Below Last Year
US - Beef cow slaughter is 6.4 per cent below year ago levels through the first two months of 2014, report Ron Plain and Scott Brown from Missouri State University. ...
21 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Contract Highs Indicate a Market Top, Thursday
US - Heavy profit taking featured in Thursday's cattle futures and fresh contract highs indicate a market top is in place, reports Jim Wyckoff TheCattleSite analyst. ...
19 March 2014
Cattle Futures: May Feeder Cattle Close Higher, Tuesday
US - The next downside price breakout objective for the bears is to push and close prices below solid technical support at $175.00, writes TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff. ...
One of Two Egyptian Slaughterhouses Fails Australian Welfare Check
EGYPT – One out of two Egyptian abattoirs accused of mistreating Australian cattle was in breach of international animal welfare standards in May 2013, a joint slaughter review has found....
18 March 2014
Growth in Cattle Weights Compensates Fall in US Herd Numbers
ANALYSIS - The drop in US beef production is not as deep as it might have been, despite the dramatic fall in the national beef herd numbers, writes Chris Harris....
17 March 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: January Beef Exports Down, Imports Down Too
US - January US beef exports slipped 5.3 per cent compared to the prior January and imports also fell, report Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri. ...
13 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Contracts Settle Higher, Wednesday
US - Prices closed near the session high on Wednesday, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
06 March 2014
Cattle Futures: Bulls Still Have Advantage Despite Losses, Wednesday
US - Prices hit a fresh contract high before backing sharply off seeing April live cattle close $1.95 lower at $143.67, writes TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
04 March 2014
Cattle Futures: No Gains For April Contracts, Monday
US - April cattle contracts closed lower with feeder unchanged at $173.03 on Monday, according to TheCattleSite analyst, Jim Wyckoff. ...
03 March 2014
Cattle Outlook: Historical Week as Fed Cattle Break $150/cwt
US - New records were established by fed cattle and futures highs last week, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown of the University of Missouri....
27 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Wednesday's Upside Move Is a 'Game Changer'
US - April live cattle closed up $2.12 at $144.52 which suggests more upside price action in the near term, reports Jim Wyckoff TheCattleSite analyst. ...
25 February 2014
Maltese Meat Production, Value Down in Fourth Quarter of 2013
MALTA - The National Statistics Office (NSO) of Malta reports that in the fourth quarter of 2013, meat production and the producer value declined by 2.0 and 1.5 per cent respectively when compared to the corresponding period in 2012....
24 February 2014
Cattle Outlook: On Feed Report Shows 2.8 per cent Decline
US - USDA's February Cattle on Feed report said the number of cattle on feed at the start of the month was down 2.8 per cent compared to February 2013, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown, University of Missouri....
21 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Modest Profit Taking, Friday
US - April live cattle closed seven cents lower at $141.75 on Thursday as contracts closed mid-range among quieter trades, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Cattle Futures: Modest Profit Taking, Friday
US - April live cattle closed seven cents lower at $141.75 on Thursday as contracts closed mid-range among quieter trades, reports Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
20 February 2014
Cattle Futures Are We Near A Major Market Top?
US - Cash fundamentals are more bullish this week and the market appears close to, or already at, a major market top, writes TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff....
19 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Prices Close Higher And Turn Bullish, Tuesday
US - TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff reports higher prices for fed and feeder cattle and that a major market top is in place. ...
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