DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 05/20 08:00
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 05/13-05/17
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 2,300 117.00 .
NE 3,100 117.00 186.00
TX 1,500 117.00 .
CO 500 117.00 .
IA 0 . .
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Following the trend of the last
several week's business developed on Wednesday in Kansas and
Texas, and on Thursday in Nebraska and Iowa. Southern live
trade ranged from $114 to $117, mostly $117, generally $3
lower than the prior week's weighted average. Northern
dressed trade had a full range of $184 to $189, (the low end
of the price range was for delayed delivery) it looks like it
was mostly $185, roughly $7 lower than the prior week's
weighted average. According to the Friday afternoon Mandatory
reports weekly trade volumes were as follows: KS 12,821; NE
25,605; TX 5,112; CO Not available due to confidentiality; IA
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 May 11, 2019, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 39,285, 94.71% of the previous week
and 101.13% 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.
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