Cull Market Weaker than Anticipated, Yet Small Uptick Gives Producers Short Window to Sell Higher

Cull Market Weaker than Anticipated, Yet Small Uptick Gives Producers Short Window to Sell Higher

Oklahoma Farm Report

According to market watcher Jim Robb of the Livestock Market Information Center, several factors are currently at play which have driven cull cow prices lower. “We’ve seen a cull cow market that’s been weaker than anticipated,” he said, pointing out that January prices were even more depressed than those seen the month before in December across the Southern Plains. “What we think has happened here is we have an increased number of beef cows coming to slaughter and that’s been up year to date 12 percent year-over-year.”

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