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US Trade- Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

US Trade - Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

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January 26, 2021 Inspiration

Living the high life

In the rugged mountains of Austria, we take a closer look at the majestic Highland, one of the oldest registered breeds of cattle in the world. Originating in the west of Scotland, the Highlander has a distinct look with its wavy hair, long horns, and red coat and is one of the most photographed breeds….

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January 15, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | Vaccination of the Beef Herd: Tips to Remember

Vaccines stimulate the immune system of the animal to produce antibodies. Antibodies (or immunoglobulins) are proteins created by cells in the blood or in various lymphoid tissues that can be found in the intestine or upper respiratory tract. These specific proteins help to destroy various infectious organisms that can cause disease. Cattle also produce antibodies…

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January 11, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Cattle Inventory vs. Human Population

The world cattle inventory in 2017 is at 998.3 million head.  The population of the world in 2017 is estimated at 7.4 billion people.  The world’s cattle inventory per capita is .13 head. Uruguay has the most cattle per capita in the world followed by New Zealand & Argentina.  Uruguay has 3.44 head of cattle…

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January 7, 2021 Issues & Insights

What We’re Reading | World Beef Production: Ranking of Countries

The United States is the largest producer of beef in the world followed by Brazil & the European Union.  The United States, Brazil and the European Union produce roughly 47% of the world’s beef.  The United States produces nearly 20% of the world’s beef.  Brazil produces 15% of the world’s beef.  The European Union produces…

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December 7, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | How Agtech can Lead Australia to a Fertile Future

In September of this year, the Australian Council of Learned Academics (or, ACOLA) released its Future of Agriculture Technologies report. Commissioned by Australia’s chief scientist Alan Finkel, on behalf of the National Science and Technology Council, the forward-looking report comes at a crucial time for Aussie farmers. After a decade of what can genuinely be described as…

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November 27, 2020 Innovation & Technology

What We’re Reading | ProForm Foods Launch MEET Plant-based Protein Meat Replacement

A rapidly growing team are producing the food of the future inside of a factory in the outer northern suburbs of Sydney and they think they’ve solved one of the biggest problems facing their surging industry. ProForm Foods, founded by Vogel’s Cereal entrepreneur Stephen Dunn and led now by his triple Olympian son Matthew, is…

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August 8, 2022 Current Markets & Forecasts

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Cattle Report

Updated: 08/08/2022

Steers

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Rail: 293.50-295.50 FOB lot Last week

Heifers

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Choice Steers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX, KN), 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Choice Heifers

Live: 135.00-137.00 (TX,KN) 140.00-144.00 (NE) Last week
Rail: 225.00-232.00 (NE, IA) Last week

Boner Cows

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Livestock Price Insurance Index

Expiry Fed Feeder Calf
31-Oct 174 226 -
28-Nov 172 222 -
23-Jan 184 224 -
20-Feb 184 226 -
20-Mar 184 228 -
17-Apr 192 228 -
Last Updated on August 4, 2022