In this weeks episode of the Beef Market Update, Anne Dunford discusses the need for cattle feeders to see feed prices and Canadian Dollar go lowr based on the calf placement prices. The reality is that this will probably not happen in the short term, which will lead to losses in this turn of cattle feeding. Anne also addresses this weeks fat cattle price and how packers are still buying three weeks out to curb higher prices to the feeder.
This week, winter wheat prices touched a three-year high, but it didn’t last. Chicago SRW wheat prices for September 2018 gained 5 per cent or about 26 cents US/bushel to close at $5.56. While the December 2018 contract was up 5.4 percent — or nearly 30 cents — to finish a tad under $5.80. In…Read more »