DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 03/06 07:55
WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 03/30-04/03
STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE
KS 1,200 112.00 .
NE 1,000 112.00 180.00
TX 500 112.00 .
CO 0 . .
IA 0 . .
LAST WEEK'S ROUND UP: A light trade took place on Wednesday
with live deals at $112, roughly $7 lower than the prior
week's weighted averages. A few Northern dressed deals were
reported at $180, generally $9 lower than the previous week's
weighted average basis Nebraska. Thursday a few live deals
were reported by Mandatory in Nebraska at $114, $5 lower than
the prior week's weighted average. Friday the country
remained very quiet without even a token bid surfacing. As
you can see below, trade volume totals were very light.
According to the Friday afternoon Mandatory reports weekly
trade volumes were as follows: KS 6,988; NE 8,949; TX 3,612;
IA 5,590; CO not available due to confidentiality.
DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with
bids and asking prices not established. Significant trade
volume will likely be delayed until the second half of the
week. Beef cutouts are expected to be lower with generally
light box movement.
For the week ending March 28, 2020, Imported Beef Passed for
Entry in the U.S. totaled 42,859, 112.67% of the previous week
and 115.55% 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.
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 trends and summaries from this
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN
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