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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 128 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for October 30th

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Friday, negotiated cash trading has been mostly inactive on light demand in Kansas and at a standstill in the Texas Panhandle. In Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt negotiated cash trading has been limited on light demand with a few live purchases in Nebraska at 106.00. Not enough purchases in any region for a full market trend. The last reported market in the Southern Plains was on Thursday with live purchases at 106.00. In Nebraska on Thursday, live purchases traded at 103.00 and last week dressed purchases traded from 162.00-166.00. In the Western Cornbelt on Thursday, live purchases traded from 101.00-103.00 and last week dressed purchases traded from 163.00-165.00.

   

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:        8,131

Week Ago:         1,668

Year Ago:         30,170

      

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:   5,700

Weighted avg. weight:       886 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:    170.02

        

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Friday (est)                         114,000

Week ago (est)                  103,000

Year ago (act)                    118,000

Week to Date                    574,000

Same Period Last Week   583,000

Same Period Last year     583,000

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  84,000

Cows & Bulls:        26,000

                                                                                                              

Boxed Beef:

Cutout Values:

Choice: 208.10… +0.78

Select:  191.24… +0.01

Choice/Select Spread: 16.86

Total Load Count: 106

            

Cutter Cow Cutout:

161.99… +0.13

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index for October 29th:

136.76… +2.42

            

Futures Settlements…

Live Cattle:

December: 108.30… +0.33

February: 110.40… +0.03

April: 113.65… +0.13

   

Feeder Cattle:

November: 137.40… +1.68

January: 134.12… +2.77

March: 133.52… +2.55

     

December Hogs: 65.57… -0.05

December Crude Oil: 35.79… -0.38

   

December Corn: 3.9850… Unchanged

December Wheat: 5.9850… -0.0525

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 3.93… Unchanged

Kansas City Wheat: 5.11… -0.01

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 26,503.50… -156.07

S & P 500: 3,270.50… -39.64

NASDAQ: 10,911.59… -274.00

U.S. Dollar Index: 94.03… +0.07