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Friday, May 15,2009

Fed cattle market turns steady to higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle markets were looking steady to slightly higher last week as buyers came to the table looking to secure cattle to fill Memorial Day production needs. The demand has been on the increase from wholesale buyers to meet the holiday weekend sale needs.

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Friday, May 8,2009

Fed trade turns lower

by WLJ
A sagging boxed beef cutout and lackluster demand helped to pull cash cattle prices lower last week. Trade was started on Wednesday with some light volume in Texas and Colorado at $85, but much of the trade looked to be done by Thursday afternoon after Texas and Kansas feeders traded cattle at $84 live basis.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Fed market slips

by WLJ
Fed cattle markets were expected to trade lower last week although the competition between feedlots and packers remained deadlocked at midday last Thursday. Trade was predicted at $87 live and $140-142 dressed, down $1-2 from the prior week when cattle traded at $87.

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Friday, April 24,2009

Feeder cattle prices move sharply higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade developed last Thursday with live trade at $88 in Texas and dressed trade at $143-144 in Nebraska, $1 higher than the prior weeks action.

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Friday, April 17,2009

Cut-out helps create surge in fed prices

by WLJ
Fed cattle prices got a good boost last week as buyers were aggressive in their search for the last remaining pens of yearling cattle as calf-fed cattle begin to come to market, according to analysts.

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Friday, April 3,2009

Dairy cull expected to cut into beef market

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade was sluggish at midweek last week, with little activity in the market as of midday Thursday. Analysts said they expected trade to come in at least steady with the previous week. However, a surge in the futures markets last Thursday had improved feedlot optimism.

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Friday, March 27,2009

Fed cattle steady to higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle markets looked to be moving higher again last week as market analysts predicted late week trade would come at prices $1 above the previous week when trade unfolded. A strong late-winter storm predicted for the southern Plains had feedlot managers sticking to prices in the $85 range, and analysts called for trade in a range of $83-84 live and $133-134 dressed when it finally got underway last week, prices which would be steady to $1 higher than the prior week?s trade.

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Friday, March 20,2009

Fed cattle up $1-2

by WLJ
The fed cattle market appeared to be gaining again last week ahead of any serious trade volume. Although there was some light trade early, most significant volume looked to be waiting for the end of the week and the cattle on feed report before getting started.

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Friday, March 13,2009

Fed cattle trade steady to $1 lower

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade was starting to unfold early last week in Nebraska and Colorado at $80-80.50, or 50 cents to $1 lower than the prior week. In the southern Plains, a few dressed cattle were sold at $130 in Texas, while Kansas dressed cattle sales came in at $127 on Wednesday, lower than the previous week.

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Friday, March 6,2009

Fed cattle prices rise

by WLJ
Some early fed cattle trade last week added $1 to the previous week prices in Nebraska where a handful of cattle traded to a regional packer at $131 dressed.

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