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CME LIVESTOCK: Live Cattle: $88.325 (-4.50); Feeder Cattle: $108.25 (-2.425); Hogs: $40.225 (-4.475); Milk: $13.17 (-0.43)(Fri/1:20pm) 




MEATBOARD:   Boxed Beef Choice: $230.44 (-2.20); Pork Carcass: $57.37 (-1.84); Chicken Breast: $89.78 (-2.59)  (Fri PM)


National Feeder Cattle Report: Roller coaster.  Calving season has been in full swing the past few weeks and ranchers have had to battle an overabundance of moisture in several areas of the country this spring so far 


CATTLE FLASH:   TOTAL receipts reported this week at 197,100 head, compared to 113,400 last week and 377,200 last year.  AUCTION receipts reported this week at 175,100 head, compared to 87,200 last week and 233,200 last year 


CATTLE PRICES:  USDA reports steers (600-700#) in North Central Region at $148.60, compared to $155.66 last week and $167.48 last year.  USDA reports steers (500-600#) in South Central Region at $156.29, compared to $161.30 last week and $174.31 last year.  USDA reports steer calves (500-600#) in Southeast Region at $144.64, compared to $144.15 last week and $158.53 last year



Livestock Comments: Tough nut to crack...The spring flush of grass is strong in the Southeastern United States, but underperforming live cattle futures have feeder cattle futures floundering which means calf prices are going nowhere fast


Estimated Weekly Meat Production: Packers back off the throttle.  The United States has produced 7.16 billion pounds of beef and 7.74 billion pounds of pork so far in 2020


CATTLE FLASH:   Weekly cattle slaughter reported at 626K head, down 7.4% from last week, down 0.2% from last year 




MARKET FLASH:   Ramen sales on Walmart's website rose 578% between Feb. 23 and March 21 


MARKET FLASH:   Walmart to limit the number of shoppers, as part of coronavirus response


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