Three Factors That Will Impact Cattle Prices in 2017

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Greg Henderson January 11, 2017
Based on expectations for an increase in cattle numbers, most economists expect modestly lower cattle prices this year. Other than the fundamentals of supply and demand, there are three fact…

Taco Bell Is Making a Taco Shell Out of Fried Chicken

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Bloomberg January 11, 2017
With much of the fast-food industry embracing fried chicken despite health concerns about the greasy fare, Taco Bell is making its own foray into the category. The Mexican-themed chain will beg…

Retail Beef off 10% from July 2015

Drovers CattleNetwork, By Greg Henderson January 12, 2017
Retail beef prices have adjusted nearly 10% lower since their peak in July of 2015, and they’re likely to continue lower during 2017. November’s all fresh retail beef price was $5.54 …

WASDE: Higher Meat Production Projections to End 2016

Dorvers CattleNetwork, By United States Department of Agriculture January 12, 2017
The estimate for total red meat and poultry production for 2016 is raised slightly from last month. Beef production is raised on increased fed cattle slaughter and heavier carcass weights. Por…