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Live Cattle Jun '18 (LEM18)

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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Settle Higher on Wednesday

Live cattle futures ended 22.5 to 87.5 cents higher on Wednesday. Feeder cattle futures settled Wednesday showing 90 cents to $1.575 gains. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was 8 cents lower on August 20 at $137.18. Wholesale boxed beef prices were higher on Wednesday. Choice boxes were up 4 cents at $241.74, with Select boxes $1.43 higher @ $215.70. The USDA estimated the week to date FI cattle slaughter through Wednesday at 347,000 head, the same as the previous week, and 5,000 head below the same week last year. Little cash action has taken place this week, with FCE showing asks of $108.25 in the North and $107 in the South on Wednesday, both passed by packers. AUG 19 Cattle closed at $102.675, up $0.875 OCT 19 Cattle closed at $100.225, up $0.225 DEC 19 Cattle closed at $105.300, up $0.475 AUG 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $137.375, up $1.075 SEP 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $135.300, up $1.575 OCT 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $134.550, up $0.900 -- provided by Brugler Marketing & Management
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