Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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Texas Cash Market recap, Aug. 24
AUSTIN -- For the week ending Aug. 24, feeder cattle prices reported by Texas auctions were mostly steady to $8 higher per hundredweight (cwt). Texas direct feeder cattle sales were steady to $2 higher, and the Oklahoma City National Stockyards were steady to $3 higher. Tight supplies, lower grain prices than at this time last year, and improved fed cattle prices continued to support the market. Fed cattle cash prices were steady. Wholesale beef prices were higher for Choice, but lower for Select-grade offerings. Weekly beef export sales were up 26 percent from the previous week and 34 percent higher than the prior four-week average, but shipments were lower. . . .
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