Livestock futures and options

Respond to market fundamentals and capitalize on price movements in livestock.

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Protect against market volatility and price fluctuations

Manage the inherent price risk of livestock production and processing with Live Cattle, Feeder Cattle, Lean Hogs and Pork Cutout futures and options. 

Why trade Livestock products?

Hedge along the supply chain

Manage your unique livestock exposure when market conditions and seasonal trends impact the U.S. supply chain.

Tap into a liquid market

Over 180,000 Livestock futures and options trade daily with approximately one million contracts of open interest.

Exchange-traded benefits

Secure your futures trades on a regulated exchange with transparent pricing, set trading hours and CME Clearing backing each transaction.

Tools for your trading strategy

Build and refine your trading strategies with free pricing and analytics tools for CME Group Livestock products.

Daily Livestock Report

Get the latest news, prices, fundamental indicators and trading activity on the CME Group Livestock complex with the Daily Livestock Report.

Livestock insights

Get our experts’ perspectives on current trends.

Master the Livestock market

Take self-guided courses on Livestock products

If you’re new to futures, the courses below can help you quickly understand the Livestock market and start trading today.

Contact a Livestock expert

Connect with a member of our expert Livestock team to get more information about our products, find a broker or to contact a market maker.

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