Tag: beef

by Kim Souza -

U.S. cattle inventory reaches a plateau

The July Cattle report shows the inventory of all cattle and calves in the U.S. was unchanged year-over-year at 103 million head as of July 1. The inventory of beef…

by Kim Souza -

Fed cattle prices likely have peaked

Derrell Peel, extension livestock marketing specialist at Oklahoma State University, said Monday (April 15) fed cattle prices have likely peaked on schedule in late March at nearly $129 per hundredweight….

by Kim Souza -

Retail beef, chicken prices to rise in 2019

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Research Service estimates retail beef and chicken prices are poised to rise in 2019, while pork prices could continue to decline. Beef production expanded further…

by The City Wire staff -

High cost of beef crimps demand

Escalating beef prices have corporate giants McDonald’s and Tyson Foods backtracking in recent days. And with the summer grilling season just days away, consumers wanting steaks and premium burgers will…

by The City Wire staff -

Beef, pork exports set record

Exports of U.S. pork  and beef set new records in 2011, reaching all-time highs in both volume and value. According to year-end statistics released by U.S. Department of Agriculture and…

by The City Wire staff -

U.S. live cattle herd declines

Sustained droughts not only pushed more cattle to slaughter in recent years, but has also kept the overall herd numbers down as ranchers retained fewer heifers. The U.S. Department of…

by The City Wire staff -

Tyson Foods shares downgraded

Another Wall Street analyst, Farha Aslam of Stephens Inc., downgraded Tyson Foods shares to a hold or neutral position earlier today (Wed. Jan. 25) on sustained heavy beef losses. Aslam…