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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 135 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for October 23rd

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Friday, negotiated cash trading in the Southern Plains has been at a standstill. In Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt, negotiated cash trading has been mostly inactive on light demand. Not enough purchases in any region for a full market trend. The last reported live market in the Southern Plains was on Tuesday at 106.00. In Nebraska, the last reported market was on Wednesday with live purchases from 104.00-105.00 and dressed purchases from 162.00-165.00. In the Western Cornbelt, the last reported market was on Wednesday with live purchases from 103.00-105.00 and dressed purchases from 163.00-165.00.

   

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:        1,668

Week Ago:         6,006

Year Ago:         12,846

      

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:  13,900

Weighted avg. weight:       882 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:    172.41

        

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Friday (est)                       103,000

Week ago (est)                  116,000

Year ago (act)                    109,000

Week to Date                    583,000

Same Period Last Week   592,000

Same Period Last year     581,000

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  95,000

Cows & Bulls:        25,000

                                                                                                               

Boxed Beef:

Cutout Values:

Choice: 207.49… -1.37

Select:  191.40… +0.32

Choice/Select Spread: 16.09

Total Load Count: 148

            

Cutter Cow Cutout:

163.31… +1.54

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index for October 21st:

135.53… -2.83

            

Futures Settlements…

Live Cattle:

October: 103.35… +0.03

December: 103.57… +0.10

February: 106.62… -0.15

   

Feeder Cattle:

October: 133.52… -0.30

November: 129.65… -0.77

January: 125.55… -0.65

     

December Hogs: 67.02… +0.82

December Crude Oil: 39.85… -0.79

   

December Corn: 4.1925… +0.0300

December Wheat: 6.3275… +0.1000

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 4.13… +0.03

Kansas City Wheat: 5.38… +0.10

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 28,335.90… -27.76

S & P 500: 3,465.44… +11.95

NASDAQ: 11,548.28… +42.27

U.S. Dollar Index: 92.74… -0.21