- Livestock Report
- Daily Livestock Technicals & Fundamentals (10.16.18)
Cattle linger in the middle of the range
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- All Hog Contracts Saw Higher Open Interest On the Rally Yesterday
Lean hog futures volume yesterday, on the impressive rally, was reported at 42,200 with open interest rising by just over 2,600 cars. The impressive rally...
- Grain Markets Rally on Strong Crush Report
Grain Markets Rally on Strong Crush Report
- Livestock Report - Lean Hogs
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cmdty Insider - Ag Market Commentary
Lean hog futures settled Tuesday with gains of 12.5 to 65 cents. The CME Lean Hog Index was down 24 cents from the previous day @ $68.75 on October 12. The USDA pork carcass cutout value was 63 cents lower in the Tuesday afternoon report at $80.87. The national base hog carcass value was 40 cents lower at a weighted average of $59.86 on Tuesday afternoon. FI hog slaughter was estimated at 936,000 head through Tuesday. That was up 12,000 head from last week and 38,000 head more than the same week last year.Dec 18 Hogs closed at $56.875, up $0.125,Feb 19 Hogs closed at $64.250, up $0.350Apr 19 Hogs closed at $69.475, up $0.625--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management, Call (402) 289-2330
Live cattle futures ended Tuesday with mixed trade, as nearby Oct was down 72.5 cents and Feb was up 12.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were mostly lower, with front month Oct down $1.075. The CME feeder cattle index was down 90 cents on October 15 at $155.36. Wholesale boxed beef prices were mixed on Tuesday afternoon. Choice boxes were down 19 cents @ $204.61, with Select up 66 cents to $192.55. FI cattle slaughter through Tuesday was estimated at 234,000 head. That is 2,000 above the previous week and 5,000 head larger than last year. Wednesday’s FCE will have 1,103 head for sale on their weekly auction. Ahead of Friday’s Cattle on Feed report, analysts are expecting to see September placements just 0.1% larger than last year at 2.152 million head. Marketings in that month are seen down 3% at around 1.73 million head.Oct 18 Cattle closed at $112.650, down $0.725,Dec 18 Cattle closed at $117.775, down $0.200,Feb 19 Cattle closed at $121.825, up $0.125,Oct 18 Feeder Cattle closed at $154.025, down $1.075Nov 18 Feeder Cattle closed at $154.225, down $1.000Jan 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $149.950, down $0.575--Call Brugler Marketing & Management @ (402) 289-2330 with questions or news tips.