The lower supply kept boosting the fed cattle prices during the first fortnight of June. Between May 30th and June 13th, the ESALQ/BM&F Index (Sao Paulo state) increased 8.55 percent in Real, closing at 92.02 reals or 56.25 dollars per arroba (15 kilos) on Jun 13th. Compared to the same period of one year ago, the Index is 61.7 percent superior. In the wholesale market of Sao Paulo city, quotations also moved up. Likewise, calf values remained reaching records day by day. From May 30th to Jun 13th, the ESALQ/BM&F Index (Mato Grosso do Sul state) valuated 5.76 percent in Real, at 704.90 reals or 430.87 dollars on Friday.
For the living hog, prices received by farmers averaged 3.18 reals or 1.94 dollar per kilo on June 13th in Sao Paulo state, increasing 2.6 percent in Real over May 30th. In the wholesale market of Sao Paulo capital, the hog carcass upped 1.36 percent in Real during the same period, at 4.46 reals or 2.72 dollars per kilo on Jun 13th.
Likewise, in the poultry market, prices moved up. The frozen meat prices increased 3.26 percent in Real between May 30th and Jun 13th, at 2.85 reals or 1.74 dollar per kilo on Friday; for the chilled one, the raise was of 3.5 percent in Real, at 2.68 reals or 1.62 dollar per kilo, both in the wholesale market of Sao Paulo capital - the most important Brazilian consumer reference. (Cepea - Brazil)