Negotiated cash fed cattle trade ended up mainly steady to $1 lower last week at $111/cwt. in the Southern Plains, $113.00-$113.50 in Nebraska and $114-$116 in the western Corn Belt. Dressed trade was steady at $182-$185.
Cattle futures closed higher Friday, with support from Lean Hogs and perhaps some boost from the potential impact excessive heat will have on production.
Live Cattle futures closed an average of 52¢ higher.
Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 45¢ higher.
Corn futures closed 5¢ to 6¢ higher through Jul ’20 and then mostly 1¢ higher.
Soybean futures closed 15¢ to 20¢ higher through Sep ’20 and then mostly 13¢ higher.
Wholesale beef values were steady on Choice and higher on Select with moderate to good demand and moderate offerings, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service.
Choice boxed beef cutout value was 8¢ higher Friday afternoon at $213.42/cwt. Select was 90¢ higher at $189.51.