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Live Cattle Oct '21 (LEV21)
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Live Cattle Futures Market News and Commentary

Cattle Post New Lows for the Move

The nearby live cattle futures fell another triple digits, led by a $2.05 drop for Feb. Feeders were also red on Monday, closing the session with $3.65 to $3.90 losses of as much as 1.8%. There were no confirmed cash trades on Monday, though trade last week was mostly $174-$175. The 12/1 CME Feeder Cattle Index was $223.27, down by another $2.62.   

Afternoon Boxed Beef prices were weaker on Monday, with a $2.47 drop in Choice and a $2.66 weaker Select. USDA reported cattle slaughter at 125k head for Monday, compared to 123k head last week and 125k during the same Monday last year. 


Dec 23 Cattle  closed at $167.250, down $2.025,

Feb 24 Cattle  closed at $167.075, down $2.050,

Apr 24 Cattle  closed at $169.700, down $1.925,

Jan 24 Feeder Cattle  closed at $210.525, down $3.900

Mar 24 Feeder Cattle  closed at $213.575, down $3.650

On the date of publication, Alan Brugler did not have (either directly or indirectly) positions in any of t... Read more
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