Cotton planting is on pace and markets are searching for fundamental reasons to keep prices elevated.
Speculation is running rampant surrounding the second round of China tariff aid for producers and ranchers.
Cash cattle prices $3 to $4 lower means cattle feeding margins declined another $33 per head last week.
In spite of generally favorable living conditions, preweaned calves often suffer losses from BRD.
President Trump is delaying any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto part imports for now.
Feeder cattle that provide options or flexibility are far more appealing.
Feedyards only saw one active packer bidding on cattle in the south last week.