Live cattle prices saw an incredibly large drop on Thursday, falling from $160.80 on Wednesday to $149.70. This $11.10 drop brings the 27-day average price to $160.13. Feeder cattle prices saw a less dramatic fall, hitting $212.98 after a $3.55 drop. The 27-day average for feeder cattle is now $215.89.

Lean hogs did better, rising 23 cents to hit $81.43.

Crop prices fell. Wheat and soy saw the highest drops at ten cents. Thursday wheat prices were at $4.67 and soybean prices were at $9.79. Corn only fell once cent to $3.63.

Morning Farm Report
 



 
Board Prices Fri
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Apr 30
Change Report
  Live Cattle 161.18 160.48 161.00 160.80 149.70 -11.10 Report
  Feeder Cattle 214.85 214.90 215.98 216.53 212.98 -3.55 Report
  Lean Hogs 79.45 79.40 79.90 81.20 81.43 0.23 Report
  Corn 3.65 3.61 3.61 3.64 3.63 -0.01 Report
  Wheat 4.86 4.70 4.72 4.77 4.67 -0.10 Report
  Soybeans 9.70 9.73 9.78 9.89 9.79 -0.10 Report
  Soybean Meal 314.60 315.10 318.70 324.20 318.90 -5.30 Report
  DJIA 1,801,700 1,799,000 1,805,800 1,795,400 1,795,400 0 Report
Corn Prices Fri
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Change Report
  Kansas City 3.68 3.64 3.65 3.67 3.67 0.00 Report
  Minneapolis 3.50 3.46 3.47 3.49 3.49 0.00 Report
  So. Iowa 3.65 3.62 3.63 3.65 3.63 -0.02 Report
  Omaha 3.66 3.62 3.62 3.66 3.65 -0.01 Report
Wheat Prices Fri
Apr 24
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Apr 30
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.07 4.95 5.02 5.05 5.04 -0.01 Report
  Minneapolis 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  Portland 6.04 5.97 5.96 5.97 5.92 -0.05 Report
  St. Louis 4.86 4.70 4.71 4.77 0.00 -4.77 Report
Soybean Prices Fri
Apr 24
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Apr 30
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.89 9.93 9.97 10.08 9.98 -0.10 Report
  So. Iowa 9.71 9.76 9.82 9.90 9.82 -0.08 Report
  Central Illinois 9.88 9.92 9.96 10.07 9.97 -0.10 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Fri
Apr 24
Mon
Apr 27
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Apr 28
Wed
Apr 29
Thu
Apr 30
Change Report
  Choice 256.99 256.89 257.72 258.55 256.90 -1.65 Report
  Select 247.62 247.98 247.98 246.06 244.05 -2.01 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 9.37 8.91 9.74 12.50 12.85 0.35 Report
  Loads 150.00 150.00 152.00 221.00 180.00 -41.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Fri
Apr 24
Mon
Apr 27
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Thu
Apr 30
Change Report
  Carcass 69.38 70.30 70.44 72.32 73.06 0.74 Report
  Loin 85.48 87.48 84.95 87.09 88.63 1.54 Report
  Butt 82.97 85.84 84.50 88.57 90.09 1.52 Report
  Loads 142.95 167.81 203.81 239.47 180.69 -58.78 Report