Paul Dykstra

Articles By Paul Dykstra

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Nov 06, 2019

Cattle And Beef Markets Post Significant Gains

Cattle and boxed beef markets have posted significant gains over the past two weeks in a continuation of what has been an impressive recovery since the unsettled markets of August/September.
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Oct 23, 2019

CAB Insider: Squaring Carcass Value and Calf Prices

The past two weeks have featured fed cattle prices in a slowly increasing trend with the 5-area weighted average in the range of $109-$110/cwt.
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Oct 09, 2019

CAB Insider: Fall Carcass Weights and CAB Trends

From a seller’s perspective, the fed-cattle trade continues to improve, with last week’s numbers making it the third straight week of higher prices since September 9th.
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Sep 11, 2019

CAB Insider: September Setback, Seasonal?

Seasonality and the conclusion of the Labor Day holiday were easy indicators that the market would be weaker in both the live cattle and boxed beef segments.