Cattle futures fell to the lowest price in almost two weeks on speculation that U.S. beef production is outpacing demand. Hog prices rose.
Cattle futures, trading little changed in Chicago, may rise for a second consecutive day on signs of declining U.S. beef production amid rising meat demand. Hog prices advanced.
Cattle futures rose for the second time in three sessions on mounting concern that U.S. beef output is dropping as demand increases. Hog prices increased.
Feeder-cattle futures rose to a record for the second straight day on speculation that demand from U.S. ranchers will increase as feed costs decline. Hogs dropped.
The cattle-death toll in South Dakota from a blizzard more than a week ago has topped 6,000, and officials say the number will increase as more detailed reports emerge.
Hog futures fell, heading for the first two-day slump since last month, on signs of increasing U.S. pork supplies. Cattle prices rose.
Hog futures headed for the biggest gain in more than a week on signs of climbing demand for U.S. pork amid limited supplies. Cattle prices also rose.
Hog futures climbed for the first time in four sessions on speculation that demand for U.S. pork is rising. Cattle prices fell.
The first U.S. government shutdown in 17 years is curbing the collection of cash-livestock prices and threatening to reduce transparency in the futures market used for price discovery by farmers and meat processors.
Hog futures declined for the first time in four sessions on concern that a plunge in the cost of livestock feed will spur an increase in U.S. pork supplies. Cattle prices gained.