Live cattle prices increased from $144.65 on Thursday to $146.53 on Friday. The $1.88 jump brought the 27-day average price to $146.46. Feeder cattle prices also saw an increase of $2.05 to hit $202.40 on Friday, bringing the 27-day average price to $211.73.
Lean hogs did not fare quite as well, dropping 62 cents to hit $66.43. The 27-day average price now rests at $73.40.
Wheat prices faltered Friday, dropping seven cents to $4.77, while corn saw a one-cent drop to $4.77.