US cattle herd at lowest level since 1951
Declan O’Brien
Two years of severe drought across much of the US has severely hit livestock numbers, with inflated fodder prices and a shortage of grazing forcing ranchers to offload stock.
7 February 2024 Markets
Beef Trends: quotes steady as kill remains high
Adam Woods has the latest on this week’s beef trade, including the latest factory quotes for finished animals.
7 February 2024 News
Cattle prices hit US factory profits
Factory beef prices are soaring in the US, but it is driven by scarcity of cattle supply, not market strength.
US beef exports to Asia slump
Higher cattle cost and increased competition in Asian markets means a fall in US beef exports in 2023.
14 January 2024 News
Review of major beef exporters in 2023
Part 1: US fails to match record beef export pace of 2022.
30 December 2023 News
World’s biggest meat processors stung by US cattle slowdown
Margins hit, as shrinking American herd reduced animal availability and increases costs
15 November 2023 News
US beef exports squeezed in Asian markets
US loses ground in beef exports, especially to Asian markets as Australia recovers
12 November 2023 News