Livestock prices were continuing to rise on Thursday. Live cattle prices saw gains of $1.23, bringing prices to $163.03. The 27-day average price reached $157.40. Feeder cattle prices reached $220.38, a price increase of $1.75. The 27-day average price rose to $212.05.
Lean hog prices were also up on Thursday, as prices reached $63.18. The 28 cent price increase pulled the 27-day average price to $63.32.
Crop prices were mixed on Thursday as soybean prices dropped, but corn and wheat prices saw gains. Soybean prices fell 4 cents to $9.86. Corn prices rose 5 cents, to $3.87. Wheat prices reached $5.36, a price increase of 7 cents.