DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 02/24 07:45
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 02/17-02/21
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,000 120.00 .
NE 3,500 119.00-120.00 190.00
TX 2,500 120.00 .
CO 1,000 120.00 .
IA 1,000 120.00 190.00
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: Trade was light to moderate. It started
as early as Wednesday in Nebraska and Iowa. Kansas and Texas
followed up on Thursday. In the North dressed deals ranged
from $188 to $191, mostly $190, generally steady with the
prior week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Live deals
ranged from $117 to $121, mostly $119 to $120, steady to $1
higher. Southern live trade was at $120, $1 higher than the
prior week's weighted averages. Private sources reported live
trade in Colorado at $120, $1 higher than last week.
According to the Friday afternoon Mandatory reports weekly
trade volumes were as follows: KS 19,584; NE 23,542; TX
7,479; IA 20,248; CO not available due to confidentiality.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is typically quiet this
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 February 15, 2020, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 34,693, 92.78% of the previous week
and 91.15% 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 trends and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
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