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U.S. livestock: Cattle hit multi-week highs on flat to higher cash trade expectations

Chicago | Reuters — U.S. live cattle futures touched six-week highs and feeder cattle exceeded seven-week highs on Tuesday as traders projected cash prices will remain steady or rise, after strengthening last week. Feeder cattle are trading above where they were before a fire at a Tyson Foods slaughterhouse last month removed a key buyer […] Read more






U.S. livestock: Hog futures set nine-month low on big supplies, China trade tensions

Chicago | Reuters – Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) hog futures extended their decline on Friday, with the most active contract touching its lowest price in nine months under pressure from large supplies and the worsening U.S.-China trade war. Cattle futures also weakened. China on Friday vowed to fight back against U.S. President Donald Trump’s abrupt […] Read more

U.S. livestock: CME hogs drop to five-month low as U.S.-China trade tensions escalate

Chicago | Reuters – Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) hog futures sank on Thursday, with the most-active contract touching its lowest price in more than five months, as U.S. President Donald Trump ratcheted up tensions in a war of tit-for-tat tariffs with China. Feeder cattle futures also slumped, and live cattle traded higher. American hog farmers […] Read more