Live Cattle Commodity Update for the Week Ending May 05, 2023

The week of May 01, 2023 saw the price of live cattle end at 161.925. Compared to last week’s ending price of 165.475 the price of live cattle dropped by 2.1%.

The lowest price point for live cattle during the week occurred on May 04, 2023 when the price was at 161.575.

Between Apr 05, 2023 and May 05, 2023 the price of live cattle rose by 1%. At this time last month, prices for live cattle were at 160.3 and have now jumped to 161.925.

Live cattle has also seen an improvement from last year. At this time in 2022, the price was at 151.625. The change in prices from a year ago represents an increase of 6.8%.

On Jan 18, 2022, live cattle had its worst day as far as markets go when it was at 142.

Live cattle’s total volume for the week was 154588. Its worst performing day came on May 01, 2023, when the commodity saw its weekly low of 24373.

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