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Cash hogs close higher as wholesale demand remains solid

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were lower and feeders finished mixed ahead of this week’s direct business. The live pit did see some profit taking, while the firm corn had a minimal impact on feeders. April live was down $.37 at $187.72... Read More.

Cash hogs mixed on Monday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were higher and feeders were lower ahead of the week’s direct business. Feeders had additional pressure from the higher corn and larger-than-expected placements in last week’s USDA Cattle on Feed report. April live was up $.20 at... Read More.

Cash hogs close higher on Wednesday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live cattle futures were up and feeders were mostly higher, getting ready for the week’s direct business and Friday’s USDA Cattle on Feed report. April live was $.37 higher at $187.70 and June was up $.35 at $183.30. March feeders... Read More.

Cattle futures higher, hogs mostly higher to end the week

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher – supported by the recent trend in boxed beef. April live cattle closed $1.95 higher at $187.55 and June lives closed $.95 higher at $182.82.  March feeder cattle closed $3.92 higher at... Read More.

Cash hogs sharply higher on Wednesday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were mostly lower ahead of widespread direct business and the USDA’s semi-annual Cattle Inventory report, which was out after the close. February live was down $.67 at $117.35 and April was $1.05 lower at $180.70.... Read More.

A strong finish for cattle futures, hogs mostly higher

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle closed higher, supported by the week’s stronger cash business.  Feeders had additional support from the lower move in corn. February live cattle closed $.72 higher at $178.45 and April live cattle closed $.97 higher... Read More.

Cash hogs end week steady to lower

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were mostly lower ahead of widespread direct business and the USDA’s Cattle on Feed report, which was out after the close. February live was $.45 lower at $174.37 and April was down $.27 at $177.37.... Read More.

Hogs mostly higher to start the week

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were lower, and feeders were mixed waiting for the week’s direct business to develop.  February live cattle closed $.62 lower at $169.95 and April live cattle closed $.37 lower at $173.02.  March feeder cattle closed $.92... Read More.

Hog futures higher ahead of Hogs and Pigs report

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live cattle were mostly higher and feeder cattle were higher ahead of the USDA’s On Feed report.  There was also support from the stronger cash trade during the week. Direct cash cattle trade picked up Friday afternoon. Live deals... Read More.