Live cattle prices increased 73 cents on Thursday to $153.23. This jump brought the 27-day average price to $152.11. Feeder cattle prices jumped from $221.90 on Wednesday to $222.58 on Thursday, a 68 cent increase, bringing the 27-day average price to $218.69.
Lean hogs fell hard on Thursday $1.35 to $82.20.
Corn prices increased five cents on Thursday to hit $3.64. Wheat jumped on Thursday to $5.24, a 13 cent increase that brought the 27-day average price to $4.93.