National Slaughter Cattle Summary Week ending Nov. 4th
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 6:00 AM
Slaughter cattle sold mostly steady. Dressed trade in Nebraska was 1.00-2.00 lower. Boxed Beef prices as of Friday afternoon averaged 180.87 up 4.23 from last Friday. The Choice/Select spread is 15.67. Slaughter cattle on a national basis for negotiated cash trades through Friday afternoon totaled about 79,579 head. Last week’s total head count was 148,440 head.
Source: USDA-Okla. Dept. of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, Okla.