DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 11/29 07:55
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 11/22-11/26
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 3,200 138.00-140.00 .
NE 3,800 138.00-140.00 218.00-220.00
TX 2,700 138.00-140.00 .
CO 900 137.00-140.00 .
IA 1,600 138.00-140.00 218.00-220.00
DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: The majority of last week's trade took
place on Tuesday and Wednesday, with just a little cleanup on
Friday. Southern live trade had a full range of $135 to $140
mostly $138 to $140, roughly $6 higher than the previous
week's weighted averages. Northern dressed business had a
full range of $210 to $220, mostly $218 to $220, generally
$7.50 higher than the prior week's weighted average basis
Nebraska. According to Wednesday's Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle Summary reports the accumulated weekly average price
totals are as follows (the prior week's weighted averages are
listed in parentheses): KS $139.20($133.05); NE
$217.07($209.53); TX $138.83($133.14); IA $214.75($209.73);
According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were: KS 19,540; NE
34,877; TX 11,881; IA 25,116, CO 1,676. Friday's slaughter
totaled 119,000 head, 2,000 less than the prior week but
7,000 more than the previous year. Saturday's kill was
estimated at 81,000 head, bringing the weekly total to
566,000 head, not comparable to the non-holiday week before,
but 2,000 higher than 2020. The weekly averages for boxed
beef cutouts and boxed beef cuts: choice $279.25(-0.42),
select $263.04(-1.95), with an average choice select spread
of $16.21(+1.52), and a total load count including cuts,
trimmings, and grinds of 497(-260). Changes from the prior
week are listed in parentheses.
For the week ending November 20, 2021, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 49,558, 104.74% of the previous week
and 106.21% of the 4-week average.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: We are expecting a typically quiet Monday
morning with both buyers and sellers busy taking inventory.
Bids and asking prices have yet to be established. Significant
trade volume will likely be delayed until Wednesday or later.
Beef cutouts are expected to be mixed with generally light box
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 volumes and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
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