The Markets

The five-area fed steer price ended the week averaging $126.76 for live sales and $204.21 for dressed, down $1.19 and $0.48 from a week ago respectively. Nebraska feeder cattle were lower on the week with 500-600 pound steers down $3.36 averaging $195.64 and 700-800 pound steers down $2.96 averaging $156.40. Corn was up $0.12 on the week trading at $3.60/bu in Omaha on Thursday.

 

 
 
Week of
Week of
Week of
Data Source: USDA-AMS Market News
 
3/2/2018
2/23/2018
3/3/2017
 
 
 
$/cwt
 
5-Area Fed Steer
all grades, live weight
$126.76 
$127.95 
$124.76 
all grades, dressed weight
$204.21 
$204.69 
$199.98 
Boxed Beef
Choice Price, 600-900 lb.
$221.18 
$216.53 
$205.86 
Choice-Select Spread
$6.21 
$5.60 
$4.05 
700-800 lb. Feeder Steer
Montana 3-market
$152.75 
$156.07 
$132.02 
Nebraska 7-market
$156.40 
$159.36 
$134.31 
Oklahoma 8-market
$148.84 
$150.50 
$128.80 
500-600 lb. Feeder Steer
Montana 3-market
$194.46 
$197.67 
$160.84 
Nebraska 7-market
$195.64 
$199.00 
$167.68 
Oklahoma 8-market
$179.75 
$177.79 
$156.63 
Feed Grains
Corn, Omaha, NE, $/bu 
$3.60 
$3.48 
$3.38 
DDGS, Nebraska, $/ton
$144.00 
$143.00 
$100.00 
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