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Live Cattle Jun '24 (LEM24)

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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Close Mixed Despite Strong Start

Live cattle futures were mixed to round out the Monday session, with June being held up by the cash market, up 22 cents. The rest of the front months are down 2 to 37 cents. Cash trade was strong last week, with a few sales at $186 reported in KS by USDA and some up to $195. USDA also indicated $195-198 trade in NE, a record in the cash market. 

Feeder cattle futures were down 12 to 65 cents in the nearbys and other contracts up 5 to 42 cents at the close.  The CME Feeder Cattle Index was down 41 cents on June 14 at $255.72.  Monday’s USDA OKC feeder cattle auction showed 4,000 head sold, with prices $4-9 higher and a few up $15. 

USDA’s Crop Progress report showed a drop to the US pasture ratings, down 3% to 48% gd/ex, with the Brugler500 index, encompassing all 5 USDA categories, down 9 points to 323. A weighted average of major US beef cow states showed a 3 point drop to 345.

USDA reported wholesale Boxed Beef prices extending the strength Monday afternoon. Choi... Read more

  • Cattle Close Mixed Despite Strong Start

    Live cattle futures were mixed to round out the Monday session, with June being held up by the cash market, up 22 cents. The rest of the front months are...

  • Hogs Rally to Begin Monday

    Lean hog futures rallied on Monday with contracts up 37 cents to $1.72 on the day. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 14 cents at $91.44 on June 13. USDA...

  • Hogs Break out of Trading Range

    Hogs start week on a positive note

  • Pure Hedge - Livestock and Grain

    Beans Traded to Expected Levels - Cattle Weak - Time to get Long Corn?

  • Shootin' the Bull about an up tic in commodity inflation

    Commodity inflation has picked up a little the past two weeks.  Starting off this week, the seemingly large break lower in energy prices has ricocheted...

  • Cattle Pulling Back on Monday

    Live cattle futures are mostly lower on Monday, with June being held up by the cash market. The rest of the front months are down 30 to 40 cents. Cash...

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