DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 12/17 08:10
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 12/10-12/14
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 4,000 119.00 .
NE 3,500 118.00-119.00 188.00
TX 1,500 119.00 .
CO 1,000 119.00 .
IA 1,000 . 187.00-188.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: A light to moderate trade developed in
most areas late Friday afternoon. Northern dressed deals ranged
from $185 to $188, mostly $188, generally $1 higher than the
previous week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Southern live
business ranged from $118 to $119, mostly $119, generally
steady with the previous week. According to the Friday
afternoon Mandatory report totals weekly trade volumes were as
follows: KS 13,095; NE 6,455; TX 3,251; CO 0; IA 7,715. Keep in
mind that significant trade volume was still coming in after
the Mandatory report cutoff time.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with
business limited to the collection of new showlists.
Significant trade volume will likely be delayed until the
second half of the week. Beef cutouts are expected to be mixed
with generally light box movement.
For the week ending December 08, 2018, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 37,320, 135.72% of the previous week
and 106.48% 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, 1-402-399-6402, or 1-402-462-8897. 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.
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