Most Feeder Cattle Price Trends Improve $1-5 Across The Country

JOSEPH, Mo. — (USDA-May 15) — Compared to last week, steers and heifers sold $1-5 higher. Feeder cattle buyers in the sales arenas this week came to the market with moderate to good demand. The best demand by far remains on those light calves suitable for backgrounding. Seller interest has improved somewhat this week as...

Imported Meat Totals 37,456 Metric Tons

DES MOINES, Iowa — (USDA) — Imported meat for the week ending May 9 totaled 37,456 metric tons. The following figures represent metric tons. Totals included the following: Argentina 610, Australia 5628, Brazil 1062, Canada 11,725, Chile 818, Costa Rica 211, Denmark 545, Germany 34, Honduras 38, Hungary 97, Ireland 74, Israel 17, Italy 220,...

Angelo Wooled Feeders, Nannies Trade Steady

SAN ANGELO — (USDA) — Compared to last week, wooled feeder lambs steady. Slaughter hair lambs firm, slaughter ewes $5-10 higher, kids $5-10 higher, nannies steady. Sheep and goat receipts totaled 9833 head. Compared to last week, calves and yearlings steady to $2 higher, slaughter cows and bulls $1-3 higher in medium fleshed fat cows...

Clovis Steer Calves Mostly $2-4 Higher

CLOVIS, N.M. — (USDA-May 13) — Steer calves $2-4 higher except 350-400 pounds $9 higher, feeder steers 600-700 pounds steady, 700-800 pounds $7 higher, over 800 pounds $3 higher, heifer calves under 600 pounds $3-8 higher, feeders over 600 pounds steady to $4 higher, over 750 pounds instances of $10 higher, slaughter cows steady to...

Red Meat Production 2.5% Below A Year Ago

JOSEPH, Mo. — (USDA) — Total red meat production under federal inspection for the week ending May 16 was estimated at 864.6 million pounds. This was 17.7 percent higher than a week ago and 16.4 percent lower than a year ago. Cumulative meat production for the year to date was 2.5 percent lower than last...

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800-284-5268
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PO Box 3306
San Angelo TX 76902