DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 04/22 07:50
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 04/15-04/19
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,500 126.00 .
NE 4,000 129.00-130.00 208.00
TX 2,500 126.00 .
CO 1,500 130.00 .
IA 2,500 130.00-133.50 208.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Following the trend of the last couple of
weeks a light to moderate trade developed in the South on
Wednesday with most sales marked at $126, about $2 higher than
the prior weeks weighted averages. The North held out until
Thursday when a light to moderate trade was reported with
dressed deals at mostly $208, generally $3 higher than the
prior week, while live trade ranged from $129 to $133.50,
mostly $130, roughly $3 higher than the prior week's weighted
average basis Nebraska.
According to the Friday afternoon Mandatory reports weekly
trade volumes were as follows: KS 21,824; NE 41,272; TX 12,732;
CO Not available due to confidentiality; IA 35,898. Keep in
mind that Northern trade volume totals are somewhat light due
to delayed trading.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is typically quiet this
Monday morning with bids and asking prices not established as
of yet. Significant trade volume will likely be delayed until
the second half of the week. Beef cutouts are expected to be
higher with generally light box movement.
For the week ending April 13, 2019, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 39,486, 102.61% of the previous week
and 98.27% of the prior 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 or 1-402-399-6402. 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 page.