Beef demand vs. cattle demand
Western Livestock Journal
Conversations about demand often devolve into arguments about proverbial apples and oranges. This happens on the topics of beef demand and cattle demand quite frequently. One party is talking about bad (beef) demand while the other party scratches their head, thinking about the record high prices they just got for their calves. Both bad beef demand and good calf demand—for example—can exist side by side, but there are subtleties to be considered.