Live cattle prices jumped 45 cents on Thursday to hit $140.13, bringing the 27-day average price to $132.95. Feeder cattle prices did not fare so well, dropping hard from $193.50 to $191.93. The $1.57 drop brought the 27-day average price to $188.27.
Lean hog prices also fell on Thursday to $59.88 after a $1.52 fall. The 27-day average price now rests at $69.30.
Corn prices saw a four-cent increase on Thursday, while wheat jumped nine cents.