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Cattle Market Trending up
April 29, 2018 Idaho Farm Bureau
Idaho Farm Bureau's Podcast

Cattle Market Trending up

April 29, 2018

Idaho Farm Bureau

Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with most nearby contracts $2.65 higher. April gained 4% on the week to keep up with the higher cash trade, with June up 3%. Feeder cattle futures were up a quarter to $1.75. The CME feeder cattle index was up 50 cents on April 26 at $139.99. Wholesale boxed beef values were mixed on Friday afternoon. Choice boxes were up $1.59 at $221.74, with Select boxes lower at $204.32.
Live cattle futures ended the Friday session with most nearby contracts $2.65 higher. April gained 4% on the week to keep up with the higher cash trade, with June up 3%. Feeder cattle futures were up a quarter to $1.75. The CME feeder cattle index was up 50 cents on April 26 at $139.99. Wholesale boxed beef values were mixed on Friday afternoon. Choice boxes were up $1.59 at $221.74, with Select boxes lower at $204.32.
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