Chris Prevatt

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Name: Chris Prevatt
Date registered: November 9, 2016

Latest posts

  1. September Florida Cattle Market Price Watch — October 6, 2017
  2. July Florida Cattle Market Price Watch — August 4, 2017
  3. 2017 U.S. Cattle Inventory Report — July 28, 2017
  4. April Cattle Market Price Watch — May 5, 2017
  5. March Cattle Market Price Watch — April 7, 2017

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September Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2018 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $5.95/cwt. during September. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $47.60/head ($5.95/cwt. * 8.0 cwt.) on an 800-pound feeder steer, which amounts to $2,975.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/10/06/september-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

July Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $0.08/cwt. during July. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $0.60/head ($0.08/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $40.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/08/04/july-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

2017 U.S. Cattle Inventory Report

The semi-annual U.S. Cattle Inventory Report was released on July 21, 2017 by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) after a one-year absence. This report continued to confirm that U.S. cattle herd expansion is still active. The report saw significant increases in every category except the category of Beef Replacement Heifers, which declined by 100,000 …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/07/28/2017-u-s-cattle-inventory-report/

April Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $21.35/cwt. during April. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $160.13/head ($21.35/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $10,675.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/05/april-cattle-market-price-watch/

March Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $8.32/cwt. during March. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $62.40/head ($8.32/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $4,160.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/04/07/march-cattle-market-price-watch/

At What Weight Should I Sell My Feeder Calves?

Chris Prevatt, UF/IFAS Livestock Economics Regional Agent

A commonly asked question around sale barns and at extension programs is “Should I sell light-weight feeder calves now or hold them and sell them when they are heavier?” The answer to this question depends on your individual situation. A number of factors including market …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/03/at-what-weight-should-i-sell-my-feeder-calves/

February Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $4.58/cwt. during February. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $34.35/head ($4.58/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $2,290.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/03/03/february-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

January Florida Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $1.20/cwt. during January.  Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $9.00/head ($1.20/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $600.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/02/10/january-florida-cattle-market-price-watch/

Cattle Market Price Watch: December 2016

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract decreased by $0.22/cwt. during December.  Based on this futures price decrease, August Feeder Cattle revenues decreased by approximately $1.65/head ($0.22/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $110.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/01/06/cattle-market-price-watch-december-2016/

November Cattle Market Price Watch

The August 2017 Feeder Cattle futures contract increased by $7.66/cwt. during November. Based on this futures price increase, August Feeder Cattle revenues increased by approximately $57.45/head ($7.66/cwt. * 7.5 cwt.) on a 750-pound feeder steer which amounts to $3,830.00/truckload (50,000 lbs.). The August Feeder Cattle futures contract high, contract low, and price range …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2016/12/16/november-cattle-market-price-watch/

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