DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 09/21 07:55
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 09/14-09/18
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,000 103.00 .
NE 4,200 103.50 163.00
TX 1,500 103.00-103.50 .
CO 700 103.50 .
IA 1,000 . 163.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Trade started up on Wednesday in the
South, with a full range of $103 to $105, mostly $103 to
$103.50, generally $2 higher than the prior week's weighted
averages. Northern dressed trade took place mostly on
Thursday with a little cleanup on Friday, with a full range
of $162 to $165, mostly $163, generally $2 higher than
previous week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to
Thursday's Mandatory summary reports weekly accumulated
average price totals are as follows (the prior week's
weighted averages are listed in parentheses): KS
$103.11($101.34); NE $163.12 ($160.64); TX $103.30($101.59);
IA $162.72($160.74); CO Not available due to confidentiality
(private sources reported trade in CO at $103.50)
The Friday afternoon Mandatory reports showed weekly trade
volumes as follows: KS 17,239; NE 24,902; TX 12,340; IA
28,705; CO not available due to confidentiality. Friday's
slaughter was estimated at 111,000 head, 8,000 below the
prior week, and 5,000 smaller than last year. Saturday's kill
was estimated at 55,000 head, bringing the weekly total to
645,000 head, 71,000 more than the prior week, and 16,000
below 2019, Note, there were some plants that were scheduled
to be dark on Saturday.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is typically quiet this
Monday morning with both buyers and sellers busy taking
inventory. Bids and asking prices are not established, and
significant trade volume may be delayed until Tuesday or later.
Beef cutouts are expected to be higher with generally light box
For the week ending September 12, 2020, Imported Beef Passed
for Entry in the U.S. totaled 36,388, 84.37% of the previous
week and 81.60% of the 4-week average.
NOTE: The price and volume information listed on this page is
supplied by DTN subscribers in the interest of general cash
market awareness. All cattle feeding subscribers are encouraged
to report sales in a timely fashion in order to compensate for
the systematic delays of mandatory reporting. While all
transactions will be posted on an anonymous basis, callers are
required to identify themselves and the location of the actual
sales. DTN believes this data to be accurate but cannot
guarantee its specific reliability or whether it fairly
represents the larger cash market.
Feedlots are encouraged to call DTN with any cattle sales, at
1-800-369-7675, ext. 3678. All sales will be listed anonymously
and organized by state. General trends and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
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