Lean hog futures mixed on Thursday

Lean hog futures mixed on Thursday

Chicago Mercantile Exchange live and feeder cattle futures were lower, waiting for the week’s widespread direct business. June live was down $.80 at $182.55 and August was $.42 lower at $179.77. August feeders were $1.17 lower at $259.07 and September was down $1.12 at $260.67.

Cash cattle country had some light trade reported on Thursday in parts of the South at $186, $1 lower than last week’s weighted averages. There are a few bids on the table in parts of Nebraska at $300 dressed, with some Southern asking prices remaining firm from $189 to $191.

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