Livestock prices end the week with a large drop across the board, with feeder cattle seeing the worst of it. Feeder cattle decreased from $212.45 on Wednesday to $203.58 on Thursday. The $8.87 decrease will bring the 27-day average to $217.53. Lean hogs saw the next largest drop by $2.98, hitting $68.55.
After increasing steadily this week, live cattle also saw a drop, though not as steep. Live cattle prices fell from $153.95 on Wednesday to $153.53 on Thursday, bringing the 27-day average to $157.06.
Grain commodities remained steady, with corn bringing $3.73, wheat bringing $5.08, and soybeans holding at $9.68.