DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 09/28 08:00
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 09/21-09/25
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 2,500 105.00 .
NE 2,500 105.00 165.00
TX 1,500 105.00 .
CO 500 105.00 .
IA 1,000 108.00 165.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Trade took place on Thursday and was
said and done in quick time, just a small amount of clean up
was reported Friday. Southern live business had a full range
of $102 to $105, mostly $105, generally $2 higher than the
prior week's weighted averages. Northern dressed deals had a
full range of $163 to $167.25, mostly $165, roughly $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
$104.95(103.07); NE $164.95 ($163.58); TX $105.00($103.30);
IA $164.78($162.79); CO Not available due to confidentiality
(private sources reported trade in CO at $105.00)
The Friday afternoon Mandatory reports showed weekly trade
volumes as follows: KS 24,383; NE 26,604; TX 13,344; IA
34,557; CO not available due to confidentiality. Friday's
slaughter was estimated at 112,000 head, 1,000 more than the
prior week, but 2,000 less than last year. Saturday's kill
was estimated at 57,000 head, bringing the weekly total to
651,000 head, 6,000 greater than the prior week, and 1,000
head above 2019.
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 Wednesday or
later. Beef cutouts are expected to be mixed with generally
light box movement.
For the week ending September 19, 2020, Imported Beef Passed
for Entry in the U.S. totaled 43,255, 118.87% of the previous
week and 101.14% 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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