Choice boxed beef prices saw an increase of $1.22 cents on Wednesday to hit $205.17. The 27-day average price now rests at $214.08. Select boxed beef prices also rose slightly from $193.12 on Tuesday to $193.42 on Wednesday. The 30-cent jump brought the 27-day average price to $204.92.
Upon unanimous vote by the board of directors of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB), Dennis Laycraft, executive vice president of the Canadian Cattlemen’s Association, was elected as the 2016 president of the global organization. Also voted in to GRSB leadership positions were Carlos Saviani, World Wildlife Fund, elected as vice president, and Cameron Bruett, JBS, elected as an Executive Committee member-at-large.
A few basic steps can help you with hay feeding to make the most of this important feedstuff. A wet spring across many areas tested even the most experienced haymakers, creating an abundance of lower-quality hay.
By John Hutcheson, Ph.D., Director, Nutrition Technical Services, Merck Animal Health Marshall Streeter, Ph.D., Ruminant Nutritionist, Merck Animal Health
The recent Drovers' article, “Fatigued Cattle Syndrome: The Search for Solutions,” highlights an opportunity for the entire industry to continue to improve on practices that positively impact cattle health and well-being.
Live cattle prices saw a dip of $1.93 on Tuesday, hitting $130.25. The 27-day average price now rests at $135.20. Feeder cattle prices saw a 72-cent fall to $164.68 on Tuesday, bringing the 27-day average price to $182.24.