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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 207 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for March 31st

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Wednesday in Nebraska, negotiated cash trading has been limited on light demand. A few live purchases traded at 118.00. In the Southern Plains negotiated cash trading has been mostly inactive on light demand. Not enough purchases in any of these regions for a full market trend. In Colorado and Western Cornbelt negotiated cash trading has been at a standstill. Last week in the Southern Plains live purchases traded at 115.00. For the prior week in the Northern Plains live purchases traded mostly at 116.00 and dressed purchases, in Nebraska, traded at 185.00. For the previous week in the Western Cornbelt live purchases traded from 115.00-117.00 and dressed purchases traded at mostly at 185.00.

 

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:      2,821

Week Ago:     32,705

Year Ago:       47,013

 

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:   16,600

Weighted avg. weight:        840 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:     186.53

       

        

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Wednesday (est)                119,000

Week ago (est)                    121,000

Year ago (act)                      117,000

Week to Date                      358,000

Same Period Last Week    354,000

Same Period Last Year      355,000

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  95,000

Cows & Bulls:        25,000

                                                                                                              

Boxed Beef:

Cutout Values:

Choice: 247.12… +2.29

Select:  238.13… +2.21

Choice/Select Spread: 8.99

Total Load Count: 116

            

Cutter Cow Cutout:

187.88… +0.02

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index for March 30th:

139.91… +0.16

            

Futures Settlements…

Live Cattle:

April: 120.97… Unchanged

June: 122.90… +0.68

August: 121.97… +0.72

   

Feeder Cattle:

April: 143.87… -2.95

May: 149.40… -2.80

August: 157.27… -3.03

     

April Hogs: 101.05… +0.13

May Crude Oil: 59.16… -1.39

   

May Corn: 5.6425… +0.2500

May Wheat: 6.1800… +0.1625

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 5.61… +0.25

Kansas City Wheat: 5.46… +0.17

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 32,981.49… -86.58

S & P 500: 3,973.03… +14.24

NASDAQ: 13,246.87… +201.47

U.S. Dollar Index: 93.24… -0.06