No big surprises in cattle report

No big surprises in cattle report

Consumers have renewed taste for beef as rib-eye prices set new high.

A SMALL portion of the U.S. was teased with warmer temperatures, which inspired people to fire up the grill and renewed interest in steak.

Last week, the increased interest in rib-eyes came at a unique time when beef supplies remain tight, which resulted in the cut of beef reaching a record-high price of $8.30/lb., Urner Barry noted.

As the price widens between beef and its competing proteins — pork and chicken — consumers n

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