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Posted 4 years 190 days ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for November 22nd

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Slaughter Cattle:
As of 3:00 PM Friday negotiated cash trade was light on light to moderate demand in most feeding regions, however not enough for an adequate market test. The latest established market in Nebraska was on Thursday with live purchases from 115.00-117.50 and dressed purchases at 184.00. In the Western Cornbelt on Thursday live purchases traded from 115.00-117.00, bulk from 115.00-116.00 with dressed purchases at 184.00. On Wednesday in the Southern Plains, live purchases traded at 116.00.
Negotiated Sales:
Confirmed: 8,509
Week Ago:  12,170
Year Ago: 7,354
Formula Net
Dressed Steers & Heifers:
Head count priced today: 2
Weighted avg weight:       9
Weighted avg net price:   1
Alberta Beef Producers Daily Report: Alberta CA
Alberta direct cattle sales Thursday saw light trade develop with dressed sales reported at 244.00 FOB the feedlot. Sales are steady to slightly higher than prices seen on Wednesday. Cattle that were bought this week were being scheduled for the week of December 9th delivery. Light volumes of western Canadian fed cattle traded into the US this week. Depending on freight and dressing percentage sales to the US were working back to the low 150's on a live basis FOB feedlot. Sales to the US were at a premium over local deals. 
Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:
Friday (est)               114,000
Week ago (est)        117,000
Year ago (act)          115,000
Week to date (est)  581,000
Last Week (est)        584,000
Last Year (act)          480,000
Previous Day (est)
Steers & Heifers: 87,000
Cows & Bulls: 27,000
Boxed Beef:
Boxed beef cutout values sharply lower on light demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib and chuck cuts steady to weak while round and loin cuts weak to lower. Beef trimmings weak to lower on light demand and moderate offerings.
Cutout Values:
Choice: 232.57… -2.29
Select:  211.32… -2.54
C/S Spread: 21.25
Total Load Count:  104
Cutter Cow Cutout:
184.38… -1.29
CME Feeder Cattle Index:
145.47… -0.39
Live Cattle:
Dec: 118.67… -0.65
Feb: 123.85… -1.20
Apr: 124.17… -1.60
Feeder Cattle:
Jan: 139.27… -3.33
Mar: 139.60… -3.20
Apr: 141.10… -3.00
Dec Hogs: 61.22… +0.57
Dec Crude Oil: 57.77… -0.81
Dec Corn: 3.6875… +0.0025
Jan Soybeans: 8.9700… -0.0400
Dec Wheat: 5.1525… +0.0625
Grain Cash Bids:
Kansas City Corn: 3.78… +0.03
Kansas City Soybeans: 8.62… -0.07
Kansas City Wheat: 5.05… +0.06
Financial Markets:
Dow Jones: 27,875.62… +109.33
S & P 500: 3,110.29… +6.75
NASDAQ: 8,519.89… +13.68
U.S. Dollar Index: 98.26… +0.26