On Thursday, trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. Thus far for the week, in the Western Cornbelt, a few live and dressed purchases traded at 117.00 and 187.00, respectively. However, not enough for a full market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains and Nebraska live purchases traded mostly at 119.00 with dressed purchases in Nebraska at 187.00. For the prior week in the Western Cornbelt live purchases traded mostly at 116.00 with dressed purchases ranging 185.00-187.00.
Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, St. Joseph, Mo.