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Mar
18
2022

Texas Daily Ag Market Summary

Posted 314 days ago ago by Administrator Account


Daily Market Summary for March 18th

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As of 3:00 PM Friday in the Western Cornbelt, negotiated cash trading has been slow on light demand. A few live purchases traded at 142.00, however not enough for a full market trend. The last reported market was on Thursday with live purchases at 140.00 and dressed purchases at 222.00. Thus far for Friday in the Southern Plains and Nebraska negotiated cash trading has been mostly inactive on light demand. Not enough purchases for a full market trend. The last reported market in these regions was on Thursday with live purchases at 138.00 and dressed purchases, in Nebraska, at 221.00.
Negotiated Sales:
Confirmed:    8,890
Week Ago:     1,247
Year Ago:       4,532
Formula Net - Dressed Steers & Heifers:
Head count priced today:   28,600
Weighted avg. weight:        863.00
Weighted avg. net price:     221.82
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Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection
Friday (est)                          100,000
Week ago (est)                    111,000
Year ago (act)                       107,000
Week to Date                       600,000
Same Period Last Week     610,000
Same Period Last Year       563,000
Thursday
Steers & Heifers:  95,000
Cows & Bulls:        30,000
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Boxed Beef:
Cutout Values:
Choice: 258.16… +1.11
Select:  250.65… -0.03
Choice/Select Spread: 7.51
Total Load Count: 95
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Cutter Cow Cutout:
230.17… +1.26
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CME Feeder Cattle Index for March 17th:
154.85… +0.62 / +0.40%
1 Year Change: +15.53%
52 Week Range: 130.15 to 165.35
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Futures Settlements…
Live Cattle:
April: 140.50… +1.03
June: 137.07… +1.15
August: 137.60… +0.95
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Feeder Cattle:
March: 157.00… +0.45
April: 162.32… +1.22
May: 167.45… +1.58
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April Hogs: 99.40… -0.95
April Crude Oil: 104.70… +1.72
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May Corn: 7.4175… -0.1275
May Wheat: 10.6375… -0.3425
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Grain Cash Bids:
Omaha Corn: 7.18… -0.06
Kansas City Wheat: 9.97… -0.21
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Financial Markets:
DJIA: 34,749.56... +269.66
S & P 500: 4,462.08... +50.72
NASDAQ: 13,889.78... +281.06
U.S. Dollar Index: 98.21... +0.24