Brad Hulett

Articles By Brad Hulett

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
May 11, 2020

Cash Cattle: Is This The Bottom?

The South saw another wide trading range last week as prices ranged from $95 to $115 per cwt. for cash fed cattle with just two packers active in the negotiated cash market.

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
May 04, 2020

Feedlot Struggles Continue

Light cash trade continued with a wide price range. Two of the major packers were active in the market, with one actively making an effort to support prices.

Mar 23, 2020

Disconnect Between Cash, Futures And Packers

Packer margin is significant. However, why is packer profitability the only focus, and we are not as outraged about the other “elephant in the room” issue within our market?

Markey-Alley Brad Hulett Consolidated Beef
Mar 16, 2020

Pandemonium Over Coronavirus Drives Cash Lower

Cattle producers continued to be in the crosshairs of the chaos in the global markets. In the south producers found $110 was the best trade they could get, with cattle trading as low as $105 by the end of last week.

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.