Noon Report

This is the Beef Farmers of Ontario's mid-day market report for Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Prices are reported on a "per one hundred pound" basis, unless otherwise stated.

Ontario Live Cattle Trade

Updated daily as the information is submitted, completed by 12:00 noon.


Today at Ontario Livestock Exchange, there are 500 veal and 250 cows on offer.

Veal is currently selling at barely steady prices.


Today at Brussels Livestock there are 300 fed steers and heifers and 250 cows on offer.

Fed steers and heifers are selling on a strong active trade at prices $1.00-$2.00 cwt higher.

Livestock Range Top
Choice fed steers & heifers 143.00-148.00 154.00
Second cut fed steer & heifers 140.00-143.00  

VIEW INDIVIDUAL AUCTION MARKETS FOR CURRENT PRICES AND TRENDS

Ontario auction sales on Monday saw weighted average prices for:

Livestock Range Avg. Top Price
Cows (all weights) 55.20-73.59 62.44 86.06
Bulls under 1600 lbs 76.19-114.06 96.42 140.00
Bulls over 1600 lbs 92.80-129.20 103.06 136.00
Veal 600 lbs and over 95.62-129.31 112.84 157.00
Veal under 125 lbs 122.43-285.12 176.53 340.00

U.S. Trade (U.S. funds)

U.S. cash cattle trade is very quiet this morning and is expected to remain that way until the second half of the week.  This week's offering is smaller than last week in volume, especially in Nebraska and Texas. Asking prices are around $125.00 plus live in the south, however asking prices in the north are currently unestablished.

     
Choice and select steers and heifers: (2/3 choice) live N/T
  rail N/T

On the Chicago Mercantile Exchange midsession trade on Tuesday April 24th saw:

Live Cattle futures for:

Date $/cwt US  
Apr 121.57 -0.15
Jun 105.87 +1.00
Aug 105.72 +0.65
Oct 109.22 +0.12
Dec 113.55 -0.02
Feb 115.10 -0.05

Feeder Cattle futures for:

Date $/cwt US  
Apr 139.57 +0.55
May 141.20 +0.60

Corn futures for:

Date $/bu US cents
May 3.78 3/4 + 1/4
Jul 3.87 3/4 + 1/4

Soybean futures for:

Date $/bu US cents
May 10.17 3/4 -3
Jul 10.29 1/4 -3

Canadian Dollar futures for:

Date    
Jun 78.04 +0.14
Sep 78.21 +0.15

 This concludes the Tuesday mid-day Cattle Market report.

 


 Ontario Auction Sales

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