Brazil Cattle Prices Stumble Following Meat Inspection Scandal

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Cattle prices in Brazil are posting the biggest losses in a decade to start a year following this springs investigation into a meat inspection scandal. Bloomberg News reports that since the scandal, JBS SA, Brazil’s largest cattle buyer, is purchasing fewer cattle due to a financial squeeze on the company. Even worse, JBS no longer offers cash upon delivery of …

A Cattle Market that is Not Quite as Volatile

Dan Cattle

While cattle market prices have seen their ups and downs over the past couple of years, producers may be able to see something this year that’s a bit different. One of the speakers during last week’s Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Convention was CattleFax CEO Randy Blach. And he told producers they should see a market this year that’s not quite so …