DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 07/26 07:55
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 07/19-07/23
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,000 119.00 .
NE 3,500 120.00-123.00 195.00-197.00
TX 1,500 119.00 .
CO 0 . .
IA 1,000 . 195.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: A little light trade started on Tuesday
in the North last week, but the bulk of transactions were
done on Wednesday and Thursday. Northern dressed business had
a full range of $194 to $202, mostly $195, about $3 lower
than the previous weeks weighted average basis Nebraska.
(Note that many of the dressed sales in Nebraska were set for
delivery the weeks of August 2nd and August 16th). Southern
live deals had a full range of $117 to $120, mostly $119,
roughly $1 lower than the prior week's trade. 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
$119.02($119.86); NE $195.69 ($198.32); TX $118.78($119.64);
IA $197.96($197.25); CO not available due to confidentiality.
According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were as follows: KS
12,882; NE 23,712; TX 6,182; IA 20,575, CO not available due
to confidentiality. Friday's slaughter totaled 114,000 head,
4,000 less than the prior week but 3,000 more than the
previous year. Saturday's kill was estimated at 71,000 head,
bringing the weekly total to 652,000 head, 1,000 below the
week before, but 7,000 greater than 2020.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: Another 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 higher with generally light box
For the week ending July 17, 2021, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 43,770, 110.58% of the previous week
and 100.91% 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.
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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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