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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 11 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for February 14th

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Friday, trade was mostly inactive on light demand in Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt. Trade was inactive on light demand in the Southern Plains. Not enough purchases in any region for an adequate market test. On Thursday in Nebraska dressed purchase traded at 190.00, with live purchases on Wednesday at 119.00. On Thursday in the Western Cornbelt, live and dressed purchases traded at 119.00 and 190.00 respectively. The latest established market in the Southern Plains was on Wednesday with live purchases mostly at 119.00.

   

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:    1,564

Week Ago:   36,150

Year Ago:       2,042

    

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:  22,500

Weighted avg. weight:       854 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:   192.75

        

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Friday (est)                        111,000

Week ago (est)                  115,000

Year ago (act)                    114,000

Week to Date                    593,000

Same Period Last Week   601,000

Same Period Last year     581,000

 

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  95,000

Cows & Bulls:        26,000

                                                                                                              

Boxed Beef:

Boxed beef cutout values higher on good demand and moderate offerings. Select and Choice rib, round, and loin cuts steady to firm while chuck cuts firm to higher. Beef trimmings mostly sharply higher on good demand and heavy offerings.

 

Cutout Values:

Choice: 208.09… +1.64

Select:  205.71… +1.92

Choice/Select Spread: 2.66

Total Load Count: 126

    

Cutter Cow Cutout:

182.76… +1.68

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index:

140.61… +0.09

   

Futures…

Live Cattle:

February: 120.82… +1.37

April: 120.32… +1.80

June: 112.00… +1.38

   

Feeder Cattle:

March: 138.52… +2.20

April: 141.37… +2.42

May: 143.20… +2.38

     

April Hogs: 64.30… +0.23

February Crude Oil: 52.05… +0.63

   

March Corn: 3.7725… -0.0225

March Soybeans: 8.9375… -0.0250

March Wheat: 5.4275… -0.0150

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 3.92… -0.02

Kansas City Soybeans: 8.96… -0.03

Kansas City Wheat: 5.35… -0.02

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 29,397.74… -25.99

S & P 500: 3,380.09… +6.03

NASDAQ: 9,731.18… +19.21

U.S. Dollar Index: 99.13… +0.06