Perham Stockyards and Tri-County Livestock owner Mitch Barthel reports the cash cattle price is following the futures market and a seasonal pattern lower. Barthel says buyers will wait until the ground freezes and crops are in the bin to fill their lots. “Once we get the northern concrete set in so we can bed pens and cattle are haired up and healthy around the first or second week of December, you’ll see a jump in this market.”
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