Live Cattle Futures PricesTue, Jun 30th, 2015
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Live cattle futures finished Monday with several triple digit gains. Feeder futures closed with higher prices as well, up $1.825 in August and $2.00 in September. There was definitely some month end rotation of ownership. Cash cattle traded mostly from $147 to $150 last week, dressed sales were mostly $237 - $238. Choice boxed beef prices were quiet, and gained a dime on average up to $253.22. Average select box prices increased by 49 cents from Friday, to $248.64. Estimated Monday FI slaughter of 113,000 head was 5K larger than last Monday but 5K smaller than the same Monday in 2014.
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