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Cash cattle to go higher

Box beef to go down

We might finally be caught up

Will we rally after October 1?

A little bit of sales earlier in the week

Big margins for the packers

  • Low week on the cash cattle
  • Some cattle trading at 102-does that mean a turn?
  • Are people to bearish on the cattle market
  • Hogs still traded higher at weeks end
  • Positive boar overseas with ASF
  • China continues to windrow the hogs, corn & beans
  • WASDE & Acre report numbers


  • Weakness in the cash
  • Weakness in the box beef
  • Boxes can go down a long way and the packer still make money
  • Cattle bought cheaper on Monday…Wednesday though turned into a wild ride
  • Is this market oversold?
  •  Grain prices should producers be locking in purchases
  • Show list this week around cattle country
  •  Are we getting caught up?
  • Feeder cattle starting to break

Brad Kooima with Kooima, Kooima & Varilek looks at the cattle market this week and the long term trade past Labor Day on this weeks Cattle Call with Susan Littlefield

  • Cash Market sees some encouragement
  • Boxed Beef prices exceed current expectations
  • Balance sheet-Short term fundamentals vs. the outlook

  • Cattle are acting tired
  • Deliveries moved
  • Cash market saw some 107 but not enough to rally. North has seen some light trade
  • Slaughter level struggles
  • Feeder cattle acted a bit better
  • Funds are buying the cattle
  • Hogs were horrible
  • Gave back what we had gained on Monday
  • Worst is over for the hogs
  • ProFarmer Crop tour…so far, a rosy picture
  • Markets okay on the grains