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Perception shift: Livestock to the rescue

Imagine walking into a room to find 300 people glued to their seats, fixated by a speaker with a microphone and a slideshow. Imagine these hundreds of people have come from four different countries and all over the U.S. Imagine them ranging from hipster naturalists to handlebar-mustached cowboys.

 

 
 
 
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Ag antibiotics on the radar again

An antibiotic bill written to remove some antibiotics from agriculture use, previously introduced in June 2013, was reintroduced last week by some persistent politicians.

 

 
 
 
Markets

What's in a trade?

According to data by the USDA’s Economic Research Service, in 2014 the U.S. imported 2.95 billion pounds (lbs.) of beef and veal. This compares to 2.57 billion lbs. exported in the same year, making a trade deficit of 380 million lbs. The most recent World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report projects trade this year will be 2.

 

 
 
 
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Check the validity of your VCPR for future needs

— Impending standards for antibiotic use requires vets Quick; what is a VCPR and do you have a valid one? If you didn’t mentally rattle off “veterinary-client-patient-relationship” as you read that, you might want to give your vet a call. If you don’t have a vet, it would behoove you to find one soon.

 

 
 
 
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USFWS reinstates ESA protection for wolves

On Feb. 19, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service officially reinstated protections under the federal Endangered Species Act for the gray wolf in Wyoming and nearby states after a federal judge in December struck down the agency’s decision to remove protections.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; Feb 13

From Friday to Friday livestock futures scored the following changes: Feb LC, Up 3.93, Apr LC, Up 2.20; Mar FC, Up 4.40; May FC, Up 2.85; Feb LH, Off 1.80: Apr LH, Off 3.25.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

DAILY FED CATTLE; Feb 16

Thus far for Monday trading has been inactive on very light demand. Not enough sales for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sales sold at 162.00, with a very light test in both regions

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; Feb 13

Compared to last week, the feeder cattle market was following through on the support that was shown late last week to be steady to 5.00 higher with the Southeast complex more in the 4.00 to 8.00 higher range as backgrounders are looking to succeed in acquiring their grass cattle now.

 

 
 
 
 
 

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