On Friday, negotiated cash trade light on light to moderate demand in the Northern Plains and Kansas. Compared to last week in Kansas, live purchases 1.00 higher at 126.00 on a very light test. In Nebraska compared to last week, live purchases mostly 1.50 higher on a light test from 126.00-126.50, bulk at 126.50. Dressed purchases 2.00 higher at 202.00. Live purchases in Colorado ranged 126.00-126.50, bulk at 126.50. Trade and demand moderate in the Western Cornbelt. Compared to last week, live purchases .50-2.00 higher at 124.50-128.00. Dressed purchases 2.00-3.00 higher at 202.00. Trade inactive on light demand in the Texas Panhandle. The latest established market in the Texas Panhandle was last week, with live purchases at 125.00.
Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, St. Joseph, Mo.