DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 09/20 07:55
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 09/13-09/17
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 2,500 123.00-124.00 .
NE 2,800 125.00 200.00
TX 1,500 124.00 .
CO 0 . .
IA 500 . 200.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: The bulk of trade took place on
Wednesday with just a few scattered deals reported on
Thursday and Friday. Southern live deals were marked at $123
to $125, mostly $123 to $124, steady with last week's
weighted averages. Northern dressed deals had a range of $196
to $200, $1 to $5 lower than last 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
$123.33($123.39); NE $198.90 ($201.00); TX $123.97($123.93);
IA $198.19($200.85); CO not available due to confidentiality.
According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were as follows: KS
8,396; NE 19,287; TX 3,810; IA 15,847, CO not available due
to confidentiality. Friday's slaughter totaled 118,000 head,
3,000 below the prior week but 6,000 above a year ago.
Saturday's kill was estimated at 67,000 head, bringing the
weekly total to 660,000 head, 83,000 greater than the
previous week, and 12,000 more than 2020.
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.
For the week ending September 11, 2021, Imported Beef Passed
for Entry in the U.S. totaled 38,663, 82.62% of the previous
week and 82.80% 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 volumes and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
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