Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 19, 2020

Oklahoma forage conditions update

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold $1 to $5 lower. Trade activity and demand were moderate. Unweaned or fleshy calves were heavily discounted as we head into colder forecasted weather and the drought continues to plague wheat pastures.  

Supply included: 79% Feeder Cattle (49% … Read More

Producers who had the patience to hold out until Friday trade, were rewarded with higher money.  On Thursday, some producers in the South began letting some cattle move at $107-$108.  The majority of the cattle feeders chose not to take the early bids and moved cattle a dollar … Read More

Slightly more than half of Americans in a recent poll from Sports and Leisure Research Group say they already have or plan to stockpile food and other essentials. The chief reason: fears of a resurgent pandemic, which could lead to disruptions such as new restrictions on businesses. -… Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 12, 2020

Cattle slaughter dynamics

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist 

Cattle slaughter for … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | Oct. 8, 2020

Chuck flap, rib-eye filet, tomahawk steak, Denver or Sierra cuts, flat irons and tri tips – the landscape of the local grocery meat case is changing when it comes to beef cuts, according to … Read More

Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers sold mostly steady, with instances $3 lower. Trade activity and demand were moderate to good, with most of the demand being for yearlings going to feedlots. The entire area is still in desperate need of a rain, with the US … Read More

Source: USMEF | Oct. 7, 2020

August exports of U.S. beef and pork muscle cuts were above last year’s strong volumes, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Variety meat exports were lower … Read More

Cow-Calf Corner is a weekly email newsletter by the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Agency. 

Oct. 5, 2020

Lack of moisture threatens winter grazing

By Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist… Read More

Compared to last week, yearling steers and heifers sold steady to $3 higher. Calves sold with mostly a lower undertone especially those with no shots or preconditioning. The area remains extremely dry, but a relief of fall-like cooler temperatures in the forecast.

Supply included 81% … Read More