East Texas Ag News: Cattle prices down because of Coronavirus fears

East Texas Ag News

EAST TEXAS (KLTV/KTRE) - Compared to last week all feeder steers and heifers averages ended 7 to 10 dollars lower.

That’s according to the East Texas Livestock report out of Crockett. The fear of Coronavirus spreading has continued to affect the market.

The slaughter cows showed to be 2 dollars lower and slaughter bulls ended 5 dollars lower.

he mixed quality of livestock at the market played a role in the numbers but the imploding financial markets along with decreasing oil prices continue to keep any buyer aggression on the sidelines.

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