Slaughter cattle trade very light last week in all feeding regions and no trend is available. Boxed Beef prices as of Friday afternoon averaged 206.96 down 3.03 from last Friday.  The Choice/Select spread is 16.48.  Slaughter cattle on a national basis for negotiated cash trades through Friday afternoon totaled 97,6391.  Last week’s total head count was 92,521.
Source: USDA-Oklahoma Dept of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, Okla.