Calf Prices Higher, Yearling Feeders Lower

Author: Kristy

FEBRUARY 14, 2014
By: Greg Henderson, Beef Today Editorial Director
Heavy steer and heifer calves sold steady to $5 per cwt. higher this week, while yearling feeder cattle over 800 pounds were steady to $2 lower. Lower feeder steer prices were most apparent on the Southern Plains as farmer-feeders in the Northern Plains kept prices steady.

“Yearling heifers over 700 lbs were unevenly steady with feeder heifers wanting to be lower, but unprecedented demand for replacement quality heifers in the auction markets aided the feeder heifer market,” says USDA Market News reporter Corbitt Wall. ”Nebraska and other northern states have mostly secured their replacement heifers (many reportedly for export), but in Kansas, Missouri and states southward, producers are looking for top quality females to grow through the spring and then turn in with the bulls.”  READ MORE

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