Captive Supplies

Captive Supplies

Trade as of Wednesday, November 1, 2000 showed no cash trade with packers bidding $68, feeders asking $71 to $72. Captive Supplies for the week, as of Wednesday November 1, 2000 are:

Texas – 100%
Kansas- 100%

FARM-PACKER-RETAIL SHARE OF THE
 CONSUMER BEEF DOLLAR

Year Farm Share Packer-Retail Share
1950 68% 32%
1975 65% 35%
1996 45% 55%
1998 44% 55%

Data Source: USDA and ERS:

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