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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 201 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for April 6th

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Tuesday, negotiated cash trading has been limited on light demand in Kansas and mostly inactive on very light demand in the Western Cornbelt. Not enough purchases in either region for a full market trend. Negotiated cash trading has been at a standstill in all other major feeding regions. Last week in the Southern Plains live purchases traded at 117.00. In Nebraska last week live and dressed purchases traded at 118.00 and 190.00 respectfully. In Colorado two weeks ago, live purchases traded at 116.00. Last week in the Western Cornbelt live and dressed purchases traded from 118.00-120.00 and 188.00-190.00 respectfully.

 

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:       1,281

Week Ago:        1,028

Year Ago:          1,433

 

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:   14,900

Weighted avg. weight:        850 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:     186.16

       

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Tuesday (est)                       120,000

Week ago (est)                    120,000

Year ago (act)                      105,000

Week to Date                      225,000

Same Period Last Week     239,000

Same Period Last Year       212,000

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  94,000

Cows & Bulls:        11,000

                                                                                                               

Boxed Beef:

Cutout Values:

Choice: 262.77… +4.10

Select:  251.30… +1.44

Choice/Select Spread: 11.47

Total Load Count: 124

            

Cutter Cow Cutout:

190.41… +0.64

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index for April 5th:

139.70… -0.10

            

Futures Settlements…

Live Cattle:

April: 122.75… +1.38

June: 124.62… +0.20

August: 123.42… +0.12

   

Feeder Cattle:

April: 146.47… +0.02

May: 151.77… Unchanged

August: 160.95… +0.80

     

April Hogs: 102.10… -0.30

May Crude Oil: 59.33… +0.68

   

May Corn: 5.5425… +0.0100

May Wheat: 6.1550… -0.0250

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 5.51… +0.01

Kansas City Wheat: 5.26… -0.07

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 33,430.24… -96.95

S & P 500: 4,073.94… -3.96

NASDAQ: 13,698.38… -7.21

U.S. Dollar Index: 92.34… -0.26