Fed cattle prices dropped sharply this year because of several forces. The main force was too many fed cattle coming to the market. Most of the weakness in the wholesale beef market has been in the eastern part of the country, which is largely a steer-beef market.
Kutish, Francis A.
Iowa Farm Science: Vol. 17
, Article 9.
Available at: https://lib.dr.iastate.edu/farmscience/vol17/iss11/9