Live Cattle Futures PricesTue, Sep 2nd, 2014
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Cattle futures closed $1 to $1.45 higher today. Feeders were also higher by triple digits. Wholesale beef prices were reported higher this morning but faded in the pm report. Choice boxes were down19 cents, and select boxes were off by 56 cents. Last week, cash cattle trade was stronger at $155-156 and northern carcass trades were reported between $243 and 245. Estimated week to date slaughter at 121,000 head is down 9,000 from the same Labor Day Tuesday a yeara ago. Pasture conditions were UNCH from last week, with 48% good/excellent.
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