Beef Market Update: Carcass Weights are Lower While the Live Cattle Futures Go on a Run

The cattle markets have seen two weeks of strong futures gains, which is bringing smiles to the faces of cattle feeders. With carcass weights lower in Canada and the United States, they’re are current and looking to fill empty pens as the cash market rises.

The summer of 2016 is still fresh in cattle feeders minds as the summer of insane losses, but the summer of 2017 is looking very strong for profit margins, at least for now….

Shaun talks to Anne Wasko of Gateway Livestock Exchange about this cattle market and what ranchers and feeders can expect heading into the last week of April:


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