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Daily Market Summary for April 19th

Updated Monday thru Friday around 4:00 PM CT

Cattle/Beef Market Velocity Trendlines +/-

10-Day Index Trendline

Change from Previous Day: -0.69%

Change from 10 Days Ago:  -2.87%

 

 60-Day Index Trendline

Change from 60 Days Ago: -10.45%​

Change from 60 Day High: -20.04%

 
Indexes track daily market values for the past 10 & 60 days.
Each daily value is the weighted total of the Gain/(Loss) for
15 market factors compared to the previous trading day.

Thursday Regional Auction Reports

 

Fed Cattle: 
As of 3:00 PM Friday in the Southern Plains and Nebraska, negotiated cash trade and demand has been moderate. Compared to last week in the Southern Plains live FOB purchases traded steady at 182.00. Compared to last week in Nebraska live FOB purchases traded mostly 1.00 lower at 183.00. Compared to last week dressed delivered purchases traded 1.00 lower at 292.00. In the Wester Cornbelt negotiated cash has been slow on light to moderate demand. Compared to last week live FOB purchases traded 1.00 lower at 184.00. Compared to last week dressed delivered purchases traded 1.00 lower at 292.00, on a light test.
Negotiated Sales:
Confirmed:       43,338
Week Ago:        16,841
Year Ago:          14,814
Formula Net - Dressed Steers & Heifers:
Head count priced today:   30,300
Weighted avg. weight:         866.00
Weighted avg. net price:     294.19
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Cattle Slaughter under Federal Inspection
Friday                  113,000
Week Ago           109,000
Year Ago             108,586
Week to Date     600,000
Last Week           591,000
Last Year             613,584
Thursday
Steers & Heifers:    93,000
Cows & Bulls:          25,000
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Boxed Beef:
Cutout Values:
Choice: 295.67… -0.13
Select:  290.83… +1.56
Choice/Select Spread: 4.84
Total Load Count: 126
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Cutter Cow Cutout:
269.72… +3.67
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CME Feeder Cattle Index for April 18th:
241.73… -0.62 / -0.26%
1 Year Change: +17.21%
52 Week Range: 199.40 to 254.09
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Futures Settlements:
Live Cattle:
April: 181.47… +0.30
June: 175.67… +0.30
August: 173.55… +0.03
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Feeder Cattle:
April: 241.32… -0.28
May: 242.00… -0.55
August: 254.50… -0.80
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May Lean Hogs: 96.22… +1.50
April Crude Oil: 83.21… +0.48
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May Corn: 4.3350… +0.0675
May Wheat: 5.5025… +0.1350
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Grain Cash Bids:
Omaha Corn: 4.38… +0.06
Kansas City Wheat: 5.33… +0.11
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Financial Markets:
DJIA: 37,986.36… +208.55
S & P 500: 4,967.19… -43.96
NASDAQ: 15,282.01… -319.49
U.S. Dollar Index: 106.15… -0.01

Although all information is from sources believed to be accurate & timely, The Cattle Range expressly disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy of any of the contents provided and shall not be liable for decisions or actions taken based on the data, information, and opinions contained within.