U.S. feedlot sector not repeating 2015

U.S. feedlot sector not repeating 2015

Fed animals being marketed at much higher rate than last year.

So far this year, the U.S. cattle feeding sector is not following last year’s path, which set the stage for the cattle price collapse during the last few months of 2015, according to the Livestock Marketing Information Center (LMIC).

“Cattle feeders are not delaying marketing of slaughter-ready cattle like they did last year. The economic incentives, like very high feeder animal prices compared to the fed animal price, that led to delayed marketing of slaughter cattle are not in pl

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