Cattle Current Market Update with Wes Ishmael

Cattle Current Market Update with Wes Ishmael


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Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 31, 2023
January 30, 2023

Cattle futures gained Monday, supported by higher cash trade in the South at the end of last week, as well as likely positioning ahead of Tuesday's Cattle inventory report (see below). Live Cattle futures closed an average of $1.26 higher (80¢ to $2.52 hi

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 30, 2023
January 29, 2023

Cattle futures mostly edged higher Friday with support from weaker Corn futures. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 40 higher, except for an average of 15 lower in the back two contracts. Live Cattle futures closed an average of 15 higher, exce

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 27, 2023
January 26, 2023

Negotiated cash fed cattle trade was slow on light to moderate demand in Nebraska and the western Corn Belt through Thursday afternoon, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. Dressed prices were steady in Nebraska at $248/cwt. and steady to $2 l

Cattle Curent Podcast—Jan. 26, 2023
January 25, 2023

Cattle futures edged higher Wednesday with fundamental support and simmering ahead of cash direction. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 40 higher, except for 5 lower in the back contract. Live Cattle futures closed an average of 23 higher, exc

Cattle Current—Jan. 25, 2023
January 24, 2023

Cattle futures closed narrowly mixed Tuesday in the face of higher grain futures and the lack of cash direction. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 18 lower, except for unchanged and 32 higher toward the front. Live Cattle futures closed an aver

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 24, 2023
January 23, 2023

Cattle futures extended gains Monday, buoyed by sharply lower Corn futures, and an apparently neutral view of Friday's Cattle on Feed report. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of $1.47 higher (85¢ to $2.30 higher). Live Cattle futures closed an aver

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 23, 2023
January 22, 2023

Cattle futures mainly gained Friday helped along by higher outside markets. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 74 higher (30 to $1.42 higher), except for 17 lower in spot Jan. Live Cattle futures closed an average of 48 higher (12 higher at t

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 20, 2023
January 19, 2023

Cattle futures softened Thursday with the lack of direction in weekly cash fed cattle prices and perhaps with some positioning ahead of Fridays monthly Cattle on Feed report. Feeder Cattle futures closed an average of 82 lower (2 lower toward the back

Cattle Current Podcast — Jan. 19, 2023
January 18, 2023

Weaker Corn futures mostly 1 to 4 lower helped lift Feeder Cattle futures an average of 95 higher Wednesday (42 to $1.55 higher), except for 15 lower in spot Jan. Live Cattle futures closed an average of 17 higher, except for an average of 10 l

Cattle Current Podcast—Jan. 18, 2023
January 17, 2023

Cattle futures closed lower to start the trading week, pressured by last weeks softer cash fed cattle prices, the lack of direction so far this week and stronger Corn futures. Live Cattle futures closed an average of 35 lower. Feeder Cattle futures clos