Klassen: Feeder market holds value

Western Canadian feeder cattle prices were relatively unchanged compared to seven days earlier. Buying interest for yearlings was somewhat stronger while calves in the eastern Prairie regions were softer. Moderate temperatures are in the seven-day forecast for most of Western Canada, so the risk discount due to adverse weather has evaporated. Barley jumped an additional […] Read more


U.S. livestock: Hog futures rally for second day

Chicago | Reuters –– U.S. lean hog futures rallied 3.7 per cent on Monday to their highest level since January, with strength in the cash market leading the way, traders said. But cattle futures weakened, setting back from Friday’s gains amid plentiful supplies. Chicago Mercantile Exchange April lean hogs settled 2.3 cents higher at 62.85 […] Read more