Cattle Mixed to Close Tuesday
BRUG - Tue Oct 08, 5:07PM CDT

Live cattle futures ended the Tuesday session with the front months 7.5 to 35 cents lower, as deferred contracts were up 20 to 35 cents. Feeder cattle futures were up 15 to 35 cents in the nearby contracts. The CME Feeder Cattle Index was up 84 cents on Oct. 4 at $144.43. Wholesale boxed beef were sharply higher on Tuesday, widening the spread to $26.54. Choice boxes were up $2.51 to $213.60 and Select boxes $1.15 higher at $187.06. USDA estimated FI cattle slaughter WTD through Tuesday at 233,000 head, down 1,000 head from last year a week ago. A total of 666 head are consigned for Wednesday’s FCE online auction.

OCT 19 Cattle closed at $108.175, down $0.075,

DEC 19 Cattle closed at $110.850, down $0.350,

FEB 20 Cattle closed at $116.700, up $0.300,

OCT 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $142.025, up $0.325

NOV 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $141.250, up $0.325

JAN 19 Feeder Cattle closed at $136.750, up $0.350

--provided by Brugler Marketing & Management




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