East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices remain steady this week

East Texas Ag News

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - Compared to last week, feeder steers and heifers price averages from 300 pounds and down, ended mostly steady.

But those weight class averages over 300 pounds ended from 2 to 4 dollars higher, according to the East Texas Livestock Report out of Crockett.

Slaughter cows ended 4 dollars lower, with the slaughter bulls ending around 2 dollars weaker.

The market report says some optimism has appeared both in the commodity markets and in feeder calf purchasing, as a stronger market appeared supported by 20 calf buyers.

Both the live and the feeder board closed up fueling more interest in acquiring inventory.

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