Tag Archives: Oklahoma State University–Stillwater

2014 Should Reflect Current Market Strength

by Wes Ishmael  via Beef Magazine “Choice boxed beef prices have averaged above $200/cwt. for the last four weeks and fed cattle prices have averaged above $130/cwt. for the same period,” says Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University extension livestock marketing specialist. … Continue reading

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Winter Feed: Do You Have Enough To Feed Your Cows?

What this poor girl doesn’t seem to grasp is that most of this is un-necessary and very expensive folly. — jtl by Amanda  Radke in BEEF Daily Yesterday was my 26th birthday, and lucky gal that I am, my husband Tyler … Continue reading

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Stockers Offer Tremendous Marketing Flexibility

by Wes Ishmael in Cattle Economics If cattle feeding returns are aided by substantially lower feedstuff costs, calf and yearling prices are forecast to post annual increases throughout 2014. “If ever there was a year for cow-calf producers to wean, precondition and background spring-born calves, … Continue reading

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