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Large Specs Rolling Out of May



Slaughter for week ending April 13th dropped by 10,000 from previous week and year to date slaughter is down 481,498 head. Compared to a week ago, the CME Boxed beef Index is down $2.82


August 2024 Feeder Cattle are now the contract with the most speculators as larger speculators are rolling out of May and into August.  As of Friday the difference between April and August was $7.90.



Trade volume was moderate Friday as Lean Hogs continued to sell off  the earlier week contract highs for June 2024 through October 2024  Lean Hogs and February 2025 Lean Hogs.  The spread between April and June narrowed this week to $11.20.  A week ago the spread was $18.17.

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