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CAB Connection: Select value under pressure

CAB Connection: Select value under pressure

CAB Connection: Select value under pressure So little Select beef, so few care by Paul Dykstra June 14, 2021 Producing what nobody wants is hardly a solid business plan. It seems doubtful anyone knowingly does that, but without paying attention to shifts in the...
CAB Connection: 2020 hindsight

CAB Connection: 2020 hindsight

2020 Hindsight Dichotomies, erratic patterns, stabilization–last year had it all by Paul Dykstra June 10,2021 The late-December ritual of swapping out the prior year’s calendar from the refrigerator or office wall has never been such a unanimously welcome...
Seasonal carcass trends intact

Seasonal carcass trends intact

Seasonal carcass trends intact MARKET UPDATE Fed cattle prices have seen little change since the last edition of the CAB Insider, with the most recent two weeks averaging $119/cwt. With no tie to cutout values, the spot market for fed cattle lies in wait for more...
Cattle, grain and carcass price signals mixed

Cattle, grain and carcass price signals mixed

Cattle, grain and carcass price signals mixed MARKET UPDATE Cash fed cattle prices were lower $1 to $2/cwt. last week, arriving at an average just below $121/cwt. Futures weakness brought prices lower, despite the severe upward trajectory of carcass cutout values. The...