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Feeder Cattle Jan '24 (GFF24)
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Feeder Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Continue Fading into Month’s End

Nearby cattle futures are down by as much as 55 cents. Feb futures expire at the close, currently $2 under the April contract. April cattle are at a net $5.30 gain for the month’s move. Current feeder cattle futures are sitting another 52 cents to $1.50 in the red at midday. April feeders are up by a net $7.87 on the monthly chart. USDA confirmed some light cash trade on Wednesday near $182-$183, steady with last week. The CME Feeder Cattle Index for 2/27 was $246.80, another 33 cents stronger. 

Export Sales data from the week of 2/22 had 12.2k MT of beef sales. That was a 3% drop wk/wk but was up 26% vs the 4-week average. USDA had Japan as the top buyer for the week. Shipments were 15.9k MT, for a yearly total of 117.4k MT (+8% yr/yr). 

USDA’s Boxed Beef prices increased on Thursday morning with Choice up by 40 cents and Select up by $2.01. FI cattle slaughter for the week through Wednesday was 372k head vs 349k last week and 375k during the same week last year.

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  • Cattle Continue Fading into Month’s End

    Nearby cattle futures are down by as much as 55 cents. Feb futures expire at the close, currently $2 under the April contract. April cattle are at a net...

  • Feeder Cattle Led the Midweek Pullback

    Front month feeder cattle futures were down by $2.72 to $3.85 with losses of as much as 1.5% on the day. Preliminary open interest was up just 263 contracts...

  • Hogs Closed Firm on Wednesday

    Hog futures were in the black at the close, though by more than $1 under the day’s highs. Futures went home 7 to 35 cents higher across the front months....

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