Cattle Market News and Commentary
BRUG - Mon Jan 07, 12:15PM CST

Live cattle futures are up 70 to 85 cents in the front months at midday. Feeder cattle futures are trading $1 to $1.30 higher in most contracts on Monday. The CME feeder cattle index was down $.46 on January 3 at $145.60. Wholesale boxed beef prices were mixed on Monday morning. Choice boxes were down 50 cents at $214.01, with Select 58 cents higher at $208.24. USDA estimated this week’s FI cattle slaughter at 520,000 head through Saturday. Cash trade was reported at $123 on Thursday, with a few sales of $122.5-123 live and 195 in the beef on Friday.

Feb 19 Cattle are at $122.775, up $0.850,

Apr 19 Cattle are at $124.775, up $0.775,

Jun 19 Cattle are at $116.400, up $0.850,

Jan 19 Feeder Cattle are at $146.100, up $1.200

Mar 19 Feeder Cattle are at $144.125, up $1.300

Apr 19 Feeder Cattle are at $144.900, up $1.250

--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management




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