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Mar
05
2020

Texas Daily Market News Summary

Posted 4 years 138 days ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for March 5th

  

The Daily Market News Report is brought to you by The Cattle Range. 



Slaughter Cattle:
As of 3:00 PM Thursday, negotiated cash trading and demand have been moderate in the Southern Plains and Nebraska. In the Southern Plains, compared to the last market on Wednesday, live cash trades moved steady at 113.00. In Nebraska, compared to last week, the bulk of live cash trades moved 2.00 lower at 113.00. A few dressed cash trades moved at 182.00. However, not enough trades for a full market trend. Last week dressed cash trades moved from 185.00-187.00. Thus far for Thursday in the Western Cornbelt trading has been slow on moderate demand. A few live and dressed trades ranged from 113.00 to 114.00 and 180.00 to 182.00, respectively. However, not enough trades for a full market trend. For the prior week live cash trades moved from 112.00-117.00 and dressed cash trades moved from 180.00-187.00.
    
Negotiated Sales:
Confirmed:      42,894
Week Ago:         9,817
Year Ago:         35,727
     
Formula Net
Dressed Steers & Heifers:
Head count priced today:  32,300
Weighted avg. weight:       868 lbs.
Weighted avg. net price:   187.05
         
Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:
Thursday (est)                   123,000
Week ago (est)                  122,000
Year ago (act)                    116,000
Week to Date                    490,000
Same Period Last Week   487,000
Same Period Last year     469,000
Previous Day (est)
Steers & Heifers:  95,000
Cows & Bulls:        27,000
                                                                                                               
Boxed Beef:
Boxed beef cutout values firm on Choice and weak on Select on light to moderate demand and offerings. Choice rib, round, and loin cuts steady to firm. Choice chuck cuts firm while Select lower.
Cutout Values:
Choice: 207.25… +0.43
Select:  201.06… -0.45
Choice/Select Spread: 6.19
Total Load Count: 102
     
Cutter Cow Cutout:
174.32… -0.07
    
CME Feeder Cattle Index for March 4th:
133.83… +0.08
    
Futures…
Live Cattle:
April: 108.65… -2.62
June: 102.65… -1.87
August: 103.77… -0.78
    
Feeder Cattle:
March: 133.62… -1.23
April: 133.65… -1.90
May: 134.45… -1.97
      
April Hogs: 65.37… +1.07
April Crude Oil: 45.90… -0.88
    
May Corn: 3.8175… -0.0325
May Soybeans: 8.9700… -0.1025
May Wheat: 5.1875… +0.0050
    
Grain Cash Bids:
Kansas City Corn: 3.93… -0.03
Kansas City Soybeans: 8.92… -0.10
Kansas City Wheat: 5.11… Unchanged
    
Financial Markets:
DJIA: 26,121.28... -969.20
S & P 500: 3,023.94... -106.15
NASDAQ: 8,738.60... -279.49
U.S. Dollar Index: 96.62... -0.72





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