DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 04/09 08:00
HEAD SOLD LIVE STEERS DRESSED LIVE HEIFERS DRESSED
KANSAS . . . . .
NEBRASKA . . . . .
TEXAS . . . . .
COLORADO . . . . .
IOWA . . . . .
DTN COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning, and so far no bids have
been renewed. Asking prices are around $110 on a live basis, and $175
dressed. A light to moderate trade has been reported in some areas this week
at $105 live, $4 lower than last week's weighted average basis the South,
while a light Northern dressed trade was reported yesterday at mostly $168,
$6 lower than the prior week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Beef cutouts
are expected to be lower, with light to moderate box movement.
NOTE: 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. All live sales are FOB and set for 1-9 day delivery.
General trends and summaries from this data will also be posted on the Daily
Sales Reported to DTN page.
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