Feeder and live cattle prices both saw a jump from Wednesday to Thursday. Live cattle increased from $158.35 to $161.13 on Thursday. This $2.78 jump put the 27-day average at $156.02. Feeder cattle fared even better, rising $3.32 on Thursday to settle at $200.30. The 27-day average jumped to $203.36.

Lean hogs saw a dip of about $2.18, with the price Thursday rounding out to $67.15. The 27-day average saw a slight decrease to $66.70.

Crop prices rose slightly, with corn and wheat raising 4 and 5 cents respectively. Soybeans had a jump of 16 cents, bringing the Thursday price to $10.24.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Live Cattle 156.70 156.03 156.65 158.35 161.13 2.78 Report
  Feeder Cattle 199.18 198.08 195.60 196.98 200.30 3.32 Report
  Lean Hogs 67.40 68.33 68.58 69.33 67.15 -2.18 Report
  Corn 3.85 3.79 3.78 3.76 3.80 0.04 Report
  Wheat 5.10 5.06 5.06 4.98 5.03 0.05 Report
  Soybeans 9.99 9.99 10.16 10.08 10.24 0.16 Report
  Soybean Meal 347.50 348.30 356.90 350.50 354.60 4.10 Report
  DJIA 1,810,400 1,808,500 1,818,600 1,819,400 1,819,400 0 Report
Corn Prices Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.78 3.72 3.73 3.73 3.79 0.06 Report
  Minneapolis 3.58 3.57 3.56 3.54 3.59 0.05 Report
  So. Iowa 3.78 0.00 3.71 3.70 3.70 0.00 Report
  Omaha 3.76 3.72 3.72 3.70 3.78 0.08 Report
Wheat Prices Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.33 5.31 5.40 5.33 5.32 -0.01 Report
  Minneapolis 5.82 5.83 5.83 5.71 5.71 0.00 Report
  Portland 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  St. Louis 5.16 5.11 5.11 5.03 5.08 0.05 Report
Soybean Prices Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Kansas City 10.14 10.14 10.31 10.22 10.34 0.12 Report
  So. Iowa 9.85 9.85 10.03 9.95 10.12 0.17 Report
  Central Illinois 10.12 10.12 10.27 10.18 10.34 0.16 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Choice 240.31 241.08 244.24 246.49 247.03 0.54 Report
  Select 237.79 239.38 242.65 244.93 244.90 -0.03 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 2.52 1.70 1.60 1.56 2.13 0.57 Report
  Loads 167.00 97.00 123.00 123.00 123.00 0.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Fri
Feb 20
Mon
Feb 23
Tue
Feb 24
Wed
Feb 25
Thu
Feb 26
Change Report
  Carcass 70.84 72.48 70.66 69.64 67.89 -1.75 Report
  Loin 81.57 84.27 82.36 80.25 79.98 -0.27 Report
  Butt 79.61 81.25 80.83 80.50 80.66 0.16 Report
  Loads 153.74 169.81 224.20 318.49 237.25 -81.24 Report