Livestock Roundup 12/02/2022

Posted: Dec. 2, 2022, 8:38 a.m.

Cattle Summary

Daily Cutout Values

Choice: 253.57, Down 1.31 from the previous day.

Select: 225, Down .01 from the previous day.

Choice/Select Spread: 28.57

5 Area Average Cattle Price

Live Steer: 155.23

Live Heifer: 155.11

Dressed Steer: 245.00

Dressed Heifer: N/A

Daily Slaughter

Estimated at 128,000. 4,000 more than the same week last year.

Feeder Cattle Index

11/30/2022: 178.40

11/29/2022: 178.40

Live Cattle (February)

Managed Money Position: 60,850

Seasonal Trend in Play:  February live cattle have pulled back from November 27th to December 9th for 14 of the last 15 years, with the average pullback being roughly 3.00.


Feeder Cattle (January)

Managed Money Position: -4,066

Seasonal Trend in Play:  January feeder cattle have pulled back from November 29th to December 9th for 14 of the last 15 years, with the average pullback being roughly 3.00.


Hogs Summary

Daily Direct Hogs Plant Delivered (as of 1:30 PM CT)

Carcass Base Price

Range: 77.00-88.50

Weighted Average: 85.26

Change from Prior Day: -.80

Head Count: 10,542

Daily Hog Slaughter

492,000. 9,000 more than the same week last year.

Lean Hogs (February)

Managed Money Position: 51,747

Seasonal Trend in Play: Coming Soon, December 6th!


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