DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 08/08 08:00
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 08/01-08/05
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,000 135.00-136.00 .
NE 3,500 140.00-145.00 225.00-230.00
TX 2,300 135.00 .
CO 500 140.00 .
IA 1,000 143.00 225.00-230.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: A moderate to active trade took place
last week. It started on Tuesday and continued through
Thursday with just a little cleanup on Friday. Southern live
deals had a range of $135 to $138.50, mostly $135 to $136,
steady to $1 higher than the prior week's weighted averages.
Northern dressed business had a rather large range of $224 to
$232, mostly $225 to $227, steady to $2 higher than the
previous week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to
Thursday's Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Summary reports, the
accumulated weekly average price totals were as follows (the
prior week's weighted averages are listed in parentheses): KS
$136.21($135.14); NE $227.55 ($225.10); TX $135.45($135.00);
IA $229.04($226.43); CO $140.00 ($138.00) these Colorado sales
were from a private source and not reported by the USDA due to
The Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle report
lists weekly trade volume totals as: KS 14,361; NE 30,489; TX
10,288; IA 28,820; CO not available due to confidentiality.
Friday's slaughter totaled 115,000 head, 9,000 below the prior
week, but even with a year ago. Saturday's kill was estimated
at 39,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 651,000 head,
18,000 less than the previous week, but 7,000 above 2021.
The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed beef
cuts: choice $267.58(-0.87), select $240.96(-1.79), with an
average choice select spread of $26.62(+0.92), and a total
load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 579(+56).
Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses.
For the week ending July 30, 2022, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 46,243, 102.51% of the previous week
and 104.75% of the 4-week average.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with
buyers and sellers busy taking inventory. Bids and asking
prices are yet to be established. Significant trade volume will
likely be delayed until Tuesday and/or Wednesday. Beef cutouts
are expected to be lower with generally light box movement.
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. A weekly summary from
this data will be posted on the Weekly Cattle Sales Reported
to DTN page.
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