Pete Crow

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The beef packing business has gone through many trials and tribulations since the early 2000s. Most of the big packers changed hands in the early to mid-2000s.

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Cattle markets were up and down on the CME futures, and down on negotiated fed trade. Beef values are falling, and packers are trying to protect their margins, which are approaching $400 per head.

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I’m not one to throw red flags in the air but last week, Food Safety News ran a story about Mexican beef sickening 54 folks in Mexico because there was clenbuterol in the meat.

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Cattle markets met some resistance after the latest Cattle on Feed report that showed placements up 11 percent over last July; about 5 percent higher than the average analyst’s guess.

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