United States: Midday cash livestock markets

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Published Nov 30, 2023

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Direct cash cattle trade activity has been quiet recently, with live deals in the South ranging from $173 to mostly $175, $2 below the previous week's business. Boxed beef prices have been lower due to light demand. Feeder steers and heifers have been selling at lower prices at the Philip Livestock Auction, with demand being light and receipts down from previous weeks.
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Direct cash cattle trade activity is quiet following two days of scattered, light business. Live deals in the South have ranged from $173 to mostly $175, about $2 below the previous week’s business. The North has remained quiet. Bids and asking prices haven’t surfaced yet today. More trade is expected to pick up before the end of the week. Boxed beef is lower at midday on light demand for solid offerings. Choice is $.21 lower at $297.96 and Select is $1.74 lower at $264.61. The Choice/Select spread is $33.35. At the Philip Livestock Auction in South Dakota, feeder steers 450 to 500 pounds were $10 to $12 lower. Steers 550 to 600 pounds were $6 to $8 lower. Steers 600 to 650 pounds were $10 to $12 lower. Steers 700 to 750 pounds were $10 lower. Feeder heifers 400 to 450 pounds were $9 lower, heifers 450 to 500 pounds were $8 lower, heifers 500 to 550 pounds were $6 lower, heifers 550 to 600 pounds were $8 to $10 lower, while heifers 600 to 650 pounds were $5 higher. The ...
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