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Texas Daily Ag Market News Summary

Posted 162 days ago ago by Administrator Account

Daily Market Summary for April 15th

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Slaughter Cattle:

As of 3:00 PM Thursday in the Texas Panhandle, negotiated cash trading has been slow on light demand. Compared to last week live purchases traded steady at 120.00. In Kansas, Nebraska and Western Cornbelt negotiated cash trading has been slow with moderate demand. In Kansas, when compared to last week, live purchases traded steady to 1.00 higher from 120.00-121.00. In Nebraska, when compared to the prior week, live purchases traded steady to 3.00 higher from 123.00-126.00 and dressed purchases traded 1.00 higher at 196.00. In the Western Cornbelt, when compared to the previous week, dressed purchases traded steady to 1.00 higher at 196.00. Not enough live purchases for a market trend. Last week live purchases traded from 123.00-125.00. So far for Thursday in Colorado negotiated cash trading has been inactive on very light demand. Not enough purchases for a market trend.  Last week live purchases traded from 120.00-123.00.

  

Negotiated Sales:

Confirmed:     39,187

Week Ago:      10,254

Year Ago:         1,936

 

Formula Net

Dressed Steers & Heifers:

Head count priced today:   22,700

Weighted avg. weight:        852 lbs.

Weighted avg. net price:     194.66

       

Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection:

Thursday (est)                     114,000

Week ago (est)                    119,000

Year ago (act)                         90,000

Week to Date                       457,000

Same Period Last Week     464,000

Same Period Last Year       363,000

Previous Day (est)

Steers & Heifers:  88,000

Cows & Bulls:        27,000

                                                                                                              

Boxed Beef:

Cutout Values:

Choice: 276.62… +3.71

Select:  268.43… +1.12

Choice/Select Spread: 8.19

Total Load Count: 103

            

Cutter Cow Cutout:

193.17… +0.50

   

CME Feeder Cattle Index for April 14th:

142.30… -1.26

            

Futures Settlements…

Live Cattle:

April: 121.60… -0.50

June: 119.65… -0.40

August: 119.70… -0.47

   

Feeder Cattle:

April: 140.05… -1.10

May: 144.42… -1.00

August: 155.60… -1.10

     

May Hogs: 103.57… -3.00

May Crude Oil: 63.15

   

May Corn: 5.9000… -0.0400

May Wheat: 6.5375… +0.0575

   

Grain Cash Bids:

Kansas City Corn: 5.87… -0.04

Kansas City Wheat: 5.78… +0.04

   

Financial Markets:

DJIA: 34,036.05… +304.23

S & P 500: 4,170.45… +45.74

NASDAQ: 14,030.24… +172.40

U.S. Dollar Index: 91.65… -0.04