Direct Slaughter Cattle - Formulated Purchases - Morning
LM_CT107 St. Joseph, MO Fri, Jan 21, 2011 USDA Market News NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES - For Primarily FULL STORY »
Direct Slaughter Cattle - Committed and Delivered Cattle - Summary
LM_CT106 St. Joseph, MO Fri, Jan 21, 2011 USDA Market News Service NATIONAL DAILY SLAUGHTER CATTLE - COMMITTED AND DELIVERED CATTLE - Summary For Primarily FULL STORY »
5 Area Daily Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
LM_CT100 St Joseph, MO Fri Jan 21, 2011 USDA Market News Service 5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico FULL STORY »
Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report
SJ_LS831 St. Joseph, MO Fri Jan 21, 2011 USDA Market News Service Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report as of 10:50 AM Today FULL STORY »
Schwieterman: Has The Cattle Market Reached Its Top?
The cattle charts are very concerning. Tuesday huge move up and then massive failure make for a very ugly chart pattern. Wednesday and Friday’s action wasn’t much better and I expect to see follow through selling next week. FULL STORY »
US CATTLE: Profit Taking Weighs On Futures Prices
Cattle futures markets Friday ended lower amid active profit taking ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's monthly cattle-on-feed report.
February live cattle settled at $1.0795 a pound, down 0.70 cent a pound, or 0.64%, on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, while April was off 0.77 cent, or 0.69%, at $1.1267. FULL STORY »
Cattle Outlook: Retail Beef Prices Dip, Boxed Beef Moves Higher
As usually happens, retail beef prices dipped in December. The average grocery store price of choice beef last month was $4.438 per pound, down 4.6 cents from November, but still 15.3 cents higher than 12 months earlier. December beef production was up 6.5% compared to a year earlier.
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US CATTLE: Trading Nearly Flat Ahead Of USDA Report
Concerns about rising feed costs in overnight trading are giving way to more ambivalent attitudes among traders Friday morning ahead of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's cattle-on-feed report due for release at 3:00 p.m. EST. FULL STORY »
Schwieterman: Feeder Cattle Activity Mixed Ahead Of Feed Report
Feeder cattle futures separated from the fats on Thursday’s close, feeling the pressure of the strong reversal higher in the corn pit. Overnight activity in front of this afternoon’s on feed report is narrowly mixed as is the corn market. FULL STORY »
Pork Production Increases, Heavier Hog Weights
Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 4.36 billion pounds in December, up 5 percent from the 4.15 billion pounds produced in December 2009.
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