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Lean Hogs Apr '22 (HEJ22)

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Selling pressure tests bullish resilience

Kansas wheat tour and Cattle-on-Feed

Cattle Fade into the Weekend

Fat cattle prices ended the day with a 7 cent gain in June to 42 to 57 cent losses in the other nearbys. The spot futures price to Feb ’23 stayed near a $19 deferred premium at the close. Feeder cattle...

LEM22 : 131.575s (+0.06%)
LEQ22 : 131.550s (-0.36%)
LEV22 : 137.425s (-0.42%)
GFK22 : 153.400s (-0.47%)
GFQ22 : 163.925s (-0.77%)
Triple Digit Friday for Lean Hog Rally

Following the mid/late April to mid May weakness, lean hogs have bounced back more than $10 with another $1.10 to $3.57 of that coming on Friday’s trade. The National Average Base Hog price for Friday...

HEM22 : 108.875s (+3.40%)
HEQ22 : 108.175s (+1.93%)
KMM22 : 114.350s (+2.63%)
Shootin' the Bull

In my opinion,  the fat market appears divided into two camps.  Those being, ample inventory to work through into August, and dwindling supplies afterwards.  The futures markets appear priced accordingly...

Cattle on Feed

Cattle on Feed - 2022-05-20

FCQ22 : 163.925s (-0.77%)
GFQ22 : 163.925s (-0.77%)
LCQ22 : 131.550s (-0.36%)
LEQ22 : 131.550s (-0.36%)
Cattle Futures Mixed Mostly Lower

Midday fat cattle prices are 20 cents firmer in June, now a 3 cent premium to August. The other nearbys are 35 to 42 cents in the red with trade cautious ahead of the monthly USDA COF report. Feeder cattle...

LEM22 : 131.575s (+0.06%)
LEQ22 : 131.550s (-0.36%)
LEV22 : 137.425s (-0.42%)
GFK22 : 153.400s (-0.47%)
GFQ22 : 163.925s (-0.77%)
Lean Hog Market Firm for Midday

Hogs have come off their early session losses with 22 to 55 cent gains through midday. The June contract is leading the Friday rally with a $2.25 gain. The National Average Base Hog price was $2.02 higher...

HEM22 : 108.875s (+3.40%)
HEQ22 : 108.175s (+1.93%)
KMM22 : 114.350s (+2.63%)
Cattle Spreads and the May 1 Cattle on Feed Report

Activity in cattle spreads during the month of April told us what was happening with placements and marketings, and ultimately the number of head on feed as of May 1. It doesn't matter if USDA agrees in...

LEM22 : 131.575s (+0.06%)
Cattle Look to Position Ahead of Cattle on Feed Report

Live cattle were up 2 to 32 cents in the nearby contracts on Thursday, with other contracts down 25 to 57 cents. Cash trade has seen a little action at $138 in the south this week, with sales in the north...

LEM22 : 131.575s (+0.06%)
LEQ22 : 131.550s (-0.36%)
LEV22 : 137.425s (-0.42%)
GFK22 : 153.400s (-0.47%)
GFQ22 : 163.925s (-0.77%)
Hogs Look to Close Out the Week

Lean hogs were down 27 cents to $1.72 in the front months on Thursday, with deferred contracts up 7 to 35 cents. The National Average Base Hog price for the Thursday PM report was $110.51 down $1.18 from...

HEM22 : 108.875s (+3.40%)
HEQ22 : 108.175s (+1.93%)
KMM22 : 114.350s (+2.63%)

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Cattle Fade into the Weekend
Fat cattle prices ended the day with a 7 cent gain in June to 42 to 57 cent losses in the other nearbys. The spot futures price to Feb ’23 stayed near a $19 deferred premium at the close. Feeder cattle futures went into the weekend 62 cents to $1.27... Read more

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