Feeder Cattle Aug '18 (GFQ18)
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+1.550 (+1.07%)since 05/25/18
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+4.175 (+2.93%)since 03/23/18
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+6.475 (+4.63%)since 08/31/17
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Agricharts Market Commentary
Live cattle futures finished mixed on Friday, with nearby June down 37.5 cents. Feeder cattle futures were up 45 to 72.5 cents. The CME feeder cattle index was up 36 cents from the previous day at $142.57 on June 21. Wholesale boxed beef values were mixed on Friday afternoon. Choice boxes were down 25 cents to $217.25, with Select boxes 41 cents higher at $203.93. That tightened the Ch/SE spread to $15.14. Cash sales on Friday were $109-110 in most regions. Weekly FI cattle slaughter is estimated at 664,000 head through Saturday, a 10,000 increase from last week. Friday afternoon’s USDA Cattle on Feed report put June 1 on feed at 11.553 million head, up 4.12% from last year. Placements were slightly larger than a year ago at 2.124 million head, higher than most trade estimates, with marketings at 2.056 million head and up 5.38%. Beef in cold storage at the end of May totaled 465.387 million pounds, down 1.19% from April but 2.74% larger than last year.
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