Fed cattle trades were few and far between last week, with most bids lower and packers seemingly uninterested.
The number of Montana cattle deaths compensated for in 2018 by the LIP exceeded 37,000, a total four times the amount paid out over the previous four years combined.
Sued by a meat company last month alleging fraud, a New Hampshire woman has countersued, alleging a "bad faith" attempt to avoid payment for livestock.
China has lifted its temporary ban on Brazilian beef imports after a 10-day suspension in trade due to the discovery of an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE).
Short supply plus strong demand restored prices for Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers selling Saturday, June 1. The 87 head of bred heifers averaged $1,857 at F&T Livestock Market. High lot sold for $2,100.
The founder of Impossible Foods says "cows aren't getting any better at making meat." He needs to take a closer look at his competition.
Cattle and beef markets have decreased from April highs with uncertainty in a variety of factors weighing on markets the past month.