Live cattle prices dropped Friday to $149.18 from $149.70. This 52 cent fall brought the 27-day average price to $159.66. Feeder cattle prices fared better, gaining 65 cents to hit $213.63.
Lean hogs saw an eighteen cent fall to $81.25 on Friday. This brought the 27-day average price to $70.09.
Crop prices were mixed on Friday, with corn losing three cents to hit $3.60 and soybeans seeing a ten cent drop. However, wheat gained three cents to hit $4.70, bringing the 27-day average price to $5.04.