Both live and feeder cattle prices dropped on Thursday. Live cattle prices sank dipped 25 cents to $158.93, bringing the 27-day average price to $155.40. Feeder cattle prices sank 55 cents to $202.55. The 27-day average price fell to $206.63.

While cattle prices are down, lean hog prices jumped $2.82. Hog prices have been volatile of late, but Thursday prices were up to $67.05. The 27-day average price is now $67.88.

Crops prices were fairly stagnant on Thursday. Wheat prices were unchanged from Wednesday's $5.28. Corn prices rose 6 cents to $3.90. Soybean prices made an 11 cent gain to $10.07.

Morning Farm Report
 
 
Board Prices Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Live Cattle 160.00 160.00 158.60 159.18 158.93 -0.25 Report
  Feeder Cattle 203.85 203.85 201.45 203.10 202.55 -0.55 Report
  Lean Hogs 66.03 66.03 64.00 64.23 67.05 2.82 Report
  Corn 3.87 3.87 3.90 3.84 3.90 0.06 Report
  Wheat 5.33 5.33 5.35 5.28 5.28 0.00 Report
  Soybeans 9.91 9.91 10.08 9.96 10.07 0.11 Report
  Soybean Meal 332.30 332.30 342.30 338.60 347.50 8.90 Report
  DJIA 1,798,200 1,798,200 1,800,100 1,799,300 1,799,300 0 Report
Corn Prices Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Kansas City 3.74 3.78 3.80 3.74 3.82 0.08 Report
  Minneapolis 3.56 3.60 3.62 3.56 3.62 0.06 Report
  So. Iowa 3.75 3.79 3.80 3.75 3.82 0.07 Report
  Omaha 3.73 3.77 3.80 3.74 3.80 0.06 Report
Wheat Prices Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Kansas City 5.54 5.62 5.62 5.48 5.44 -0.04 Report
  Minneapolis 5.89 6.02 6.02 5.95 5.89 -0.06 Report
  Portland 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 Report
  St. Louis 5.27 5.39 5.40 5.33 5.33 0.00 Report
Soybean Prices Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Kansas City 9.93 10.05 10.22 10.10 10.22 0.12 Report
  So. Iowa 9.70 9.77 9.94 9.82 9.93 0.11 Report
  Central Illinois 9.96 10.03 10.20 10.08 10.20 0.12 Report
Boxed Beef: Afternoon Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Choice 237.68 238.22 239.12 239.78 239.92 0.14 Report
  Select 233.95 233.04 233.20 235.85 236.71 0.86 Report
  Ch/Se Spread 3.73 5.18 5.92 3.93 3.22 -0.71 Report
  Loads 185.00 173.00 142.00 176.00 135.00 -41.00 Report
Pork Cutout: Afternoon Thu
Feb 12
Fri
Feb 13
Tue
Feb 17
Wed
Feb 18
Thu
Feb 19
Change Report
  Carcass 73.16 72.99 71.98 73.00 72.83 -0.17 Report
  Loin 83.77 82.77 84.08 85.03 84.71 -0.32 Report
  Butt 76.46 79.33 78.90 79.62 79.90 0.28 Report
  Loads 126.10 152.76 186.37 267.70 235.16 -32.54 Report