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U.S. livestock: CME hogs limit down on U.S.-China trade jitters

Chicago | Reuters — Chicago Mercantile Exchange hog futures fell their daily limit on Monday, declining for a fifth straight session as an aggressive slaughter pace and uncertainty about this week’s U.S. trade talks with China overshadowed rising pork cut-out values, traders said. The selloff came as U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators launched a […] Read more

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