Fed cattle trade slips after cutout stalls

Nov 11, 2008
a $40/head difference in fa vor of a 550 lb. calf versus a heavy yearling.” Even so, he adds, the risk in purchasing lightweight calves is high if you are un able to keep a tight lid on feed costs. “Maybe people should be taking a look at these lighter weight calves, but you can’t just throw caution to the wind.

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