DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 08/15 08:00
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 08/08-08/12
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 2,500 140.00 .
NE 3,000 144.00-146.00 229.00-230.00
TX 2,000 140.00 .
CO 0 . .
IA 1,000 145.00-146.00 228.00-230.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: A moderate to active trade took place
last week, mostly on Wednesday and Thursday with a little
cleanup on Friday. Southern live deals were marked at $138 to
mostly $140, roughly $3 to $4.50 higher than the prior week's
weighted averages. Northern dressed business had a full range
of $227 to $236, mostly $229 to $230, about $2 to $3 higher
than the previous week's weighted average basis Nebraska.
According to Thursday's Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Summary
reports, the accumulated weekly average price totals were as
follows (the prior week's weighted averages are listed in
parentheses): KS $139.90($136.21); NE $229.96($227.55); TX
$139.86($135.45); IA $230.01($228.87); CO not available due to
The Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle report
lists weekly trade volume totals as: KS 15,664; NE 31,229; TX
6,588; IA 32,014; CO not available due to confidentiality.
Friday's slaughter totaled 118,000 head, 3,000 more than the
prior week, and 2,000 above a year ago. Saturday's kill was
estimated at 33,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 647,000
head, 4,000 below the previous week, but 11,000 greater than
2021. The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed
beef cuts: choice $264.14(-3.44), select $238.14(-2.82), with
an average choice select spread of $26.00(-0.62), and a total
load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 575(-4).
Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses.
For the week ending August 06, 2022, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 43,913, 94.96% of the previous week
and 99.85% of the 4-week average.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with
both packers and producers busy taking inventory. Bids and
asking prices are 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.
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. A weekly summary from
this data will be posted on the Weekly Cattle Sales Reported
to DTN page.
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