DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 10/18 08:05
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 10/11-10/15
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 2,800 124.00 .
NE 3,200 122.00-124.00 196.00
TX 2,000 124.00 .
CO 300 124.00 .
IA 1,000 124.00 196.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: Business took place on Wednesday last
week, with a little cleanup on Thursday and Friday. Southern
live deals had a range of $123 to $124.50, mostly $124,
steady with the previous week's weighted averages. Northern
dressed trade had a full range of $193 to $196, mostly $196,
fully steady with the prior week's weighted average basis
Nebraska. According to Thursday's Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle Summary reports the accumulated weekly average price
totals are as follows (the prior week's weighted averages are
listed in parentheses): KS $123.96($123.41); NE
$195.84($195.40); TX $123.95($123.96); IA $195.56($195.28);
According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were: KS 14,095; NE
30,897; TX 5,887; IA 27,834, CO 660. Friday's slaughter
totaled 107,000 head, 9,000 less than both the prior week and
year. Saturday's kill was estimated at 59,000 head, bringing
the weekly total to 646,000 head, 11,000 below the previous
week and 13,000 under 2020.
The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed beef
cuts: choice $280.55(-5.86), select $261.00(-3.61), with an
average choice select spread of $19.55(-2.26), and a total
load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 753(+33).
Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses.
For the week ending October 09, 2021, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 46,223, 97.72% of the previous week
and 104.97% of the 4-week average.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: A typically quiet Monday morning with
both buyers and sellers busy taking inventory. Bids and asking
prices are not established as of yet. Significant trade volume
will likely be delayed until Wednesday or later. 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. General volumes and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
DTN offers additional daily information available free through DTN Snapshot – sign up