DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 08/03 08:00
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 07/27-07/31
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 4,000 96.00-97.50 .
NE 3,500 100.00 160.00
TX 2,000 97.00 .
CO 400 97.00-98.00 .
IA 500 100.50 160.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Business started up on Tuesday again
last week and ran through Thursday, with only a little
cleanup on Friday. Northern dressed deals had a full range of
$158 to $162, mostly $160, roughly $2 higher than the
previous week. The Southern live price range was $95 to $98,
mostly $97, about $1 higher than the prior week. Colorado
deals were marked at $97 to $99, steady to $1 higher than the
previous week. According to Thursday's Mandatory summary
reports weekly accumulated totals are as follows (the prior
week's weighted averages are listed in parentheses): KS
$96.87($95.68); NE $160.03($158.15); TX $95.96($96.55); IA
$160.01($158.04); CO $97.85($97.75).
According to the Friday afternoon Mandatory reports weekly
trade volumes were as follows: KS 28,654; NE 21,946; TX
13,464; IA 26,962; CO 1,862. Friday's slaughter was estimated
at 113,000 head, even with the prior week, but 2,000 below
last year. Saturday's slaughter was estimated at 51,000 head,
bringing the weekly total to 638,000 head, 8,000 smaller than
the prior week, but 5,000 larger than 2019.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with
both buyers and sellers busy taking inventory. Bids and asking
prices are not established. Significant trade volume may be
delayed until Tuesday or later. Beef cutouts are expected to be
mixed with generally light box movement.
For the week ending July 25, 2020, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 46,139, 109.33% of the previous week
and 117.36% 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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