Brad Hulett

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Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Jan 06, 2020

Positive Start To New Year For Cattle Feeders

Packers were aggressive in obtaining inventory to start the new year, and the result was a cash cattle market that gained $2 in both the north and south.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Dec 22, 2019

Packers have desire to keep inventory

Packers were eager to push their inventory higher last week and prices in all regions responded by moving $1 to $2 higher.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Dec 16, 2019

Late Traders Take Advantage of Market Rally

In anticipation of reduced harvest during the holidays, packers are sitting in a good inventory position going into the next few weeks.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Dec 09, 2019

Cattle Feeders Let Packers Off Easy

Last week was one of the last chances for cattle feeders to push the market up to the $120-plus price range. Three packers were in the market to buy cattle by feeders chose to settle for steady money.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Dec 02, 2019

Board Pushes Cash Cattle Higher

The cash cattle market continues to be the best broken-record producers ever heard of late as three of the four major packer participated in the live trade last week.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Nov 25, 2019

Pre-holiday Cattle Trade Brings Unprecedented Results

Cash cattle traded higher again and all four major packers participated in last week’s trade, including Tyson for the Finney County, Kan., plant.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Nov 18, 2019

Anticipating Market Slow-Down Ahead Of Holiday

Packer market participation wasn’t as robust as it had been in earlier weeks, and packers have slowly added to their inventory ahead of the holidays.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Nov 11, 2019

How Much Higher Can Cash Cattle Go?

Strong wholesale beef prices keep packer margins solidly profitable and encourage packers to be aggressive participants.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Nov 04, 2019

Are Packers Slowly Ceding Leverage To Feedyards?

Packers were still hunting front end cattle late last Friday, knowing that feeders would have their sights set on a higher December board for the trade this week.