There have been disruptions within the cattle markets as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. In particular, cattle futures are taking the hardest hit as traders anticipate a slowdown in beef demand with the possibility of a global recession. CattleFax Vice President of Industry Relations Kevin Good says there is still a lot of market clarity to be obtained in the coming weeks. “It’s a timing issue and we need to not only get confidence back in the cattle markets, but also in the financials and across the board.” From a big-picture standpoint, Good says the industry has done an adequate job of harvesting cattle. “There has been good product movement and demand remains strong, but the markets are building in softer demand levels.” Listen to the full RRFN story here.