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The cows may not notice anything different, but just about every aspect of cattle markets is behaving unusually these days.

It’s strange times in cattle markets – and normal seems a long ways off

Prices, feeder cattle movement, and the basis are all behaving strangely this year, says analyst

If you’re confused about the cattle market, you’re not alone — it is not behaving normally. “We’ve got some interesting things going on,” said Anne Wasko, market analyst with Gateway Livestock. “Over the last six to eight months, we’ve had feeder cattle moving north since last fall. This year, we’ve got feeder cattle going south. […] Read more