‘Out-of sight’ beef prices pose opportunity
Fri, 2014-07-18 05:00 News Staff
By ROBERT BURNS
Record high cattle and beef prices are actually making rebuilding herds a good bet, at least for some beef cattle producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “’Out of sight’ is a good term for the prices,” said Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension specialist in livestock and food products marketing. “And it doesn’t really matter whether we’re talking about retail prices to
consumers, the wholesale beef market or at sale barns for calves and feeder steers.” Both choice and select wholesale prices continue to set new record highs, with choice taking more than $248 per hundredweight, according to Anderson.
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