Cattle and hog
Livestock profitability will be mixed to the end of 2023 as excellent prices support the cattle sector and increased pork consumption comes at a cost.
Feed costs and demand strength lead profitability uncertainty in our 2023 Cattle and hogs outlook update.
The cattle sector features margin upside while Canada’s eastern hog sector deals with the Olymel plant closure.
Inflation is everywhere in agriculture, but not all the inflationary pressures facing hog and dairy farmers get transmitted through the supply chain.
Canada’s recently launched Indo-Pacific Strategy opens the door for exporters of Canadian agriculture commodities and food products. Here’s the low-down on the four top countries in the region.
Analysis, trends and opportunities for the cattle and hog sector in 2023.
We explain why price transmission in Canada’s agri-food supply chains is elusive and offer some context to discussions of food inflation.
Prices remain high for cattle and hogs, but feed costs and global demand destruction limit the outlook for Canada’s red meat sectors.
To start the new year, FCC Economics points to 10 charts you should monitor to understand the operating environment of Canada’s agri-food and agribusiness sectors.
Uncertainty in global red meat markets and high feed prices offsets strengthening beef demand from China and elsewhere.