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Texas Daily Market News Summary

Posted 4 years 191 days ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for November 21st

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Slaughter Cattle:
As of 3:00 PM Thursday, negotiated cash trade was light on moderate demand in Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt. However not enough purchases for an adequate market test. Trade was inactive on light demand in the Southern Plains. The latest established market in any feeding region was on Wednesday, with live purchases in the Southern Plains at 116.00. On Wednesday, in Nebraska live purchases traded from 115.00-117.00 with dressed purchases at 184.00. In the Western Cornbelt on Wednesday, live purchases traded from 115.00-117.00, bulk from 115.00-116.00 with dressed purchases at 184.00.
Negotiated Sales:
Confirmed: 10,073
Week Ago:  17,160
Year Ago: None
Formula Net
Dressed Steers & Heifers:
Head count priced today: 23,500
Weighted avg weight:       904.00
Weighted avg net price:   185.25
Alberta Beef Producers Daily Report: Alberta CA
Alberta direct cattle sales Wednesday saw no new trade to report. Dressed bids have been reported 245.00-247.00 delivered. Bids are 2.00-5.00 higher than the previous week. There have rumblings US buyers are once again looking for cattle. Canfax released the November 1st cattle on feed report last Friday. Placements and marketings for the month of October were up over 20% compared to last year. November 1st cattle on feed inventories are larger than last year and larger than the five-year average.  
Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:
Thursday (est)         118,000   
Week ago (est)       118,000
Year ago (act)             2,000
Week to date (est)  471,000
Last Week (est)       467,000
Last Year (act)         365,000
Previous Day (est)
Steers & Heifers: 90,000
Cows & Bulls: 27,000
Boxed Beef:
Boxed beef cutout values sharply lower on light demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice round and loin cuts weak to lower. Choice rib and chuck cuts lower while Select steady. Beef trimmings sharply lower on light demand and heavy offerings.
Cutout Values:
Choice: 234.86… -3.35
Select:  213.86… -0.91
C/S Spread: 21.00
Total Load Count:  127
Cutter Cow Cutout:
185.67… -0.41
CME Feeder Cattle Index:
Live Cattle:
Dec: 119.32… +0.02
Feb: 125.05… -0.42
April: 125.77… -0.48
Feeder Cattle:
Nov: 145.52… -1.08
Jan: 142.60… -1.47
Mar: 142.80… -1.35
Dec Hogs: 60.65… +0.20
Dec Crude Oil: 58.58… +1.57
Dec Corn: 3.6850… +0.0175
Jan Soybeans: 9.0100… -0.0400
Dec Wheat: 5.0900… -0.0650
Grain Cash Bids:
Kansas City Corn: 3.75… +0.02
Kansas City Soybeans: 8.69… -0.04
Kansas City Wheat: 4.99… -0.07
Financial Markets:
Dow Jones: 27,766.02… -55.07
S & P 500: 3,103.47… -4.99
NASDAQ: 8,506.21… -20.52
U.S. Dollar Index: 98.00… +0.07