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18 February 2014
Canada Export Opportunity Opens Up in Four States
MEXICO – Mexico’s beef industry could receive a boost after hearing it’s veterinary inspections are on a par with Canadian veterinary standards....
Australian Beef Production Hits Record High
AUSTRALIA - During 2013, total Australian beef and veal production reached 2.4 million tonnes cwt, up 10 per cent on the previous year and 11 per cent on the five-year average – the largest annual volume of beef produced on record according to figures...
17 February 2014
Weekly Cattle Summary: WASDE Steers Slaughter Forecast $2.50 Higher
USDA's February WASDE increased their forecast of slaughter steer prices in 2014 by $2.50/cwt, write Ron Plain and Scott Brown from the University of Missouri. ...
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). ...
14 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Markets To Move Higher and Sideways, Thursday
US - Market signals suggest sideways and higher prices are possible in the near term for both live and feeder contracts, reports Jim Wyckoff TheCattleSite analyst. ...
13 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Major Market Top Still in Place, Analyst Suspects, Wednesday
US - Bulls still have an overall advantage in live and feeder cattle markets, reports Jim Wyckoff TheCattleSite analyst, who suspects a major market top is still in place. ...
Lowest Cattle Numbers Since 1951
US - The annual decline in inventory is likely nearing an end, writes Ron Plain, after analysing the lowest USDA Cattle Inventory Report since 1951. ...
12 February 2014
Cattle Futures: Cattle Values Up to Three Week High, Tuesday
US - Prices closed nearer the session high on Tuesday and hit a three-week high, writes TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff. ...
10 February 2014
Germany Records Small Increase in Meat Production in 2013
GERMANY - In 2013, commercial meat production was just under 8.1 million tonnes, an increase of 0.4 per cent over the previous year, according to provisional but official German statistics, writes Jackie Linden. ...
04 February 2014
Tyson Foods Reports Higher Gross Profit in Latest Quarter
US - In its first quarter results, Tyson Foods reports sales to 28 December of $8.761 billion, up from $8.366 billion the previous year. While the cost of sales was also higher - up from $7.827 billion to $8.076 billion - gross profit reached $685 million...
31 January 2014
Cattle Futures: Could a Market Top Be in Place?
US - Clues are hinting that a short-term top might be in or is close, reports TheCattleSite analyst Jim Wyckoff, following Thursday's trading. ...
30 January 2014
Cattle Futures: Major Market Top Could Come From Selling, Wednesday
US - If there is some more selling pressure late this week, then a major market top could be in place, writes Jim Wyckoff for TheCattleSite....
How Long Can Prices Stay Strong?
US - High US cattle and beef prices have not abated over the past week, although analysts are asking how long the current high can continue amid small losses since the weekend....
29 January 2014
Cattle Futures: Bulls Still Have Market, Tuesday
US - If there is some more selling pressure this week, then a major market top could be in place. But right now the live cattle futures bulls are still in technical control....
Will Beef Prices Have Trouble Sustaining Current Levels?
US - Beef prices were sharply higher last week, although there is a lot of speculation that boxed beef prices may have trouble sustaining current levels in the next few weeks, write two leading economic analysts....
28 January 2014
Cattle Futures: Major Market Top Could Be Ahead If More Selling Pressure Builds, Monday
US - Price action last week produced a spike top and then prices backed off sharply. If there is some more selling pressure this week, then a major market top could be in place, writes Jim Wyckoff, TheCattleSite analyst....
27 January 2014
USDA Cattle-on-Feed Report Deemed Slightly Bearish
US - Department of Agriculture showed all three categories slightly favouring the bearish camp as U.S. cattle on feed as of January 1 came in at 95 per cent of the year-ago level, reports Jim Wykoff, TheCattleSite analyst. ...
Buyers Criticised For Bull Beef 'Crisis'
IRELAND - Beef factories have been accused of leaving farmers 'high and dry' after increasing penalties on the age of bull beef. ...
Weekly Cattle Summary: Sky High Beef Smashes Record Highs
US - Last week, slaughter and carcass prices 'blew away' record highs of the week before once again, report Ron Plain and Scott Brown in their weekly analysis. ...
23 January 2014
Feedlots Expected to Be Down 6 Per Cent
US - Feedlot capacity expectations at the start of the year are for a 6 per cent drop compared to 2013, report Len Steiner and Dr Steve Meyer. ...
Why The Spike In US Beef?
US – Historical beef and cattle highs have been reported across the US and, although not a huge surprise, have been more intense than anticipated....
21 January 2014
New 16 Month Bull Penalty Could Affect Finishing Methods
UK – Few farmers will feed bulls beyond 15 months of age should Northern Irish plants continue to apply hefty penalties on bulls, says the Livestock and Meat Commission....
Northern Irish Beef Trade Back Slightly
UK - Plants were inundated with young bulls following the over 16 month penalty rule introduced in the New Year, report Livestock and Meat Commission (LMC) analysts. ...
20 January 2014
Weekly Cattle Outlook: Record Week For Beef Sees Choice Carcasses up $40 on Year Ago
US - Last week was a record one for prices, and not by small margins, write agricultural economists Ron Plain and Scott Brown. ...
17 January 2014
Nashville Cattle Convention to Break Records
US – Nashville hosts the 2014 National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Convention next month which is boasting a further 30 exhibitors....
15 January 2014
Cattle Futures: February Closes Up $1, Tuesday
US - February live cattle prices closed nearer the session high, hitting a fresh contract high, writes Jim Wyckoff for TheCattleSite....
10 January 2014
USDA Reports Push Corn Sharply Higher, Soybeans Up, Wheat Sinks
ANALYSIS - Corn futures rallied strongly after smaller-than-expected grain stocks and production figures, and a record first-quarter usage pace, writes Jim Wyckoff for 5m. ...
CME Group Hosts Analysts Outlook of USDA Reports
ANALYSIS – Three grain analysts shared corn, soybean and wheat industry expectations ahead of the group of USDA reports to be released on Friday, reports Sarah Mikesell, TheCattleSite senior editor....
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