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Feeding, packing margins continue improvement

Cattle feeding margins improved for the second consecutive week as cash cattle prices rallied $2 per hundredweight. Pork producers also found improving margins on higher cash bids. FULL STORY »

Margins improve for cattle feeders, packers

Cattle feeding margins improved last week as total feeding costs recorded a $40 per head decline. Pork producers found their margins virtually unchanged despite a decline in negotiated prices. FULL STORY »

Losses increase for cattle feeders and packers

Cattle feeders and beef packers continue to struggle with heavy losses. Both saw their margins take another hit last week as boxed beef prices decline. Pork producers saw their margins improve modestly. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding margins improve, packer margins slip

Cattle feeding margins improved $30 per head last week, but cattle feeders continue to struggle with heavy losses. Beef packer margins eroded as cash cattle bids were $1 per hundredweight higher. Pork producer margins improved modestly. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding losses remain above $100 per head

Cattle feeding margins improved only modestly after last week's price rally. Beef packers saw their margins decline significantly with higher bids and declining boxed beef prices. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding margins slip from bad to ugly

The train wreck for cattle feeders continues as cash cattle prices slip another $2.50 per hundredweight. Pork producer margins are just as ugly with cash prices $5 per hundredweight lower than a month ago. FULL STORY »

Feeding margins decline again, packer margins improving

Cash cattle prices declined for the second consecutive week, producing another decline in cattle feeding margins. Beef packer margins improved, and are nearing the break even point. Pork packer margins are in the black. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding margins steady, packer margins improve

Cattle feeding margins held nearly steady as cash cattle prices showed little movement. Packer margins, however, saw significant gains as wholesale beef prices improved dramatically. Pork producer margins were steady. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding losses remain above $100

Cattle feeding margins improved last week, but losses remain above $100 per head. Cash hog prices dropped more than $5 per hundredweight, pushing per head losses near $30 per head. FULL STORY »

Cattle feeding losses nearly double as cash market drops

A $2 per hundredweight decline in cash cattle prices last week significantly increased losses on harvest-ready cattle. Pork producers also saw losses increase as negotiated cash sales declined nearly $4 per hundredweight. FULL STORY »

Packer losses exceed $100 per head, feeding margins improve

Beef packers saw their losses jump more than $40 per head last week while cattle feeders saw margins improve modestly. Pork producers and pork packers also saw their margins decline for the week. FULL STORY »

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