DTN Livestock Close: Feeder Cattle Futures Rally in Late Trade

🕔May 25, 2018Buyer support moved back into the cattle complex late Friday. The support developed following the early release of the cattle on feed report, which posted a 92% cattle placement compared […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Fade in Late Day Trade

🕔May 24, 2018Moderate to strong support in cattle trade quickly faded late in the session as strong market losses developed in nearby live cattle futures. This quickly shifted the tone of all […]

DTN Livestock Close: Strong Market Gains Develop

🕔May 23, 2018Triple-digit gains were seen in cattle and hog futures Wednesday. This helped draw additional buyer support back into the market early in the session. This support continues to hold as […]

DTN Livestock Close: Lean Hog Contracts Sharply Lower

🕔May 22, 2018Lean hog futures settled significantly lower with all 2018 issues suffering triple-digit losses. Cattle futures closed modestly higher, though forward progress was generally modest. GENERAL COMMENTS The cash cattle trade […]

DTN Livestock Close: Beef Futures Finish Week in the Red

🕔May 18, 2018The cattle complex tried to stabilize early Friday, but late-selling caused both live and feeder contracts to settle significantly lower. Lean hog contracts also closed lower, pressured by long liquidation […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Finally Bounce Higher

🕔May 17, 2018The cattle complex closed higher thanks to short-covering and the correction of oversold charts. Lean hog futures settled mixed as late-summer issues lost ground on both spot June and deferreds. […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Just Can’t Stop Bleeding

🕔May 16, 2018The cattle complex once again closed sharply lower, hammered again by long liquidation, commercial-selling and signs of cash weakness. On the other hand, lean hog futures managed to recover some […]

DTN Livestock Close: Beef Futures Suffer Another Round of Large Losses

🕔May 15, 2018The cattle complex collapsed further Tuesday, falling triple digits again thanks to commercial-selling, technical concerns and beef demand worries. Lean hog contracts aggressively retreated from Monday’s rally, pressured by profit-taking, […]

DTN Livestock Close: Cattle Futures Implode on Long Liquidation, Technical-Selling

🕔May 14, 2018The cattle complex is off to a rough start this week with triple-digit losses dominating both live and feeder contracts. On the other hand, summer lean hog futures surged sharply […]

DTN Livestock Close: Late-Week Profit-Taking Pressures Lean Hogs

🕔May 11, 2018Lean hog futures closed lower Friday with particular selling pressure noted on summer contracts. On the other hand, the cattle complex settled narrowly mixed with live issues some higher and […]



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