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Live Cattle Oct '21 (LEV21)

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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Close Red on Wednesday

At the close for the midweek session, live cattle futures were $0.50 to $0.67 in the red. For December contracts that was the first red candle of the month, though futures are still 98 cents higher MTD. The weekly FCE auction saw no sales for the 1,849 head listed. Feedlots were asking $141 - $143.50, while bids were capped at $139.50. USDA reported additional light $140 - $141 trade in the North for Wednesday, while Southern trade remains unestablished. Feeder cattle closed with triple digit losses on Wednesday, with April down the most showing a $1.70 loss. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was $160.96 on 12/6, up by 53 cents. 

Wholesale Boxed Beef prices were weaker again on Wednesday, as Choice was $3.92 weaker and Select was down $2.59. USDA estimated FI cattle slaughter at 367,000 head for the week through Wednesday. That is 2,000 head more wk/wk and outpaces the same week last year by 13,000 head. 

Dec 21 Cattle  closed at $137.550, down $0.675,

Apr 22 Cattle  clo... Read more

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    Front month lean hog futures traded 45 to 70 cents weaker on Wednesday, with a $1.25 drop in the December contract erasing the premium to cash. For Feb,...

  • Cattle Close Red on Wednesday

    At the close for the midweek session, live cattle futures were $0.50 to $0.67 in the red. For December contracts that was the first red candle of the month,...

  • Livestock Report

    Hogs fall back and recover while cattle markets drift lower

  • Shootin' the Bull

    Cattle trading today was soft.  Packers and cattle feeders have seemingly found a price for which to conduct business.

  • Hogs Continue Lower

    Through midday, lean hog futures are another 15 to 97 cents weaker. December contracts are down another triple digits, but are up 77 cents from the day’s...

  • Wednesday Cattle Market Working Lower

    Fat cattle futures are trading 25 to 55 cents weaker so far. December, down 47 cents, has yet to see any deliveries with the oldest long waiting since...

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