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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 07/12 13:20 HEAD SOLD LIVE STEERS DRESSED LIVE HEIFERS DRESSED KANSAS . . . . . NEBRASKA . . . . . TEXAS . . . . . COLORADO . . . . . IOWA . . . . . *=PRIVATE SOURCES DTN COMMENTS: It looks like the bulk of businesses essentially done for the week following the last three days of light to moderate trade. Southern live deals took place at mostly $188, $2 to $4 lower than last week's weighted averages. Northern dressed sales have been at mostly $312, about $2 lower than last week's weighted average basis Nebraska. Asking prices for cattle left on showlists are around $190 in the South, and $315 in the North. Today's slaughter totaled 118,000 head, 2,000 more than a week ago, but 3,000 below a year ago. Saturday's kill is estimated at 7,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 601,000 head, 79,000 above the prior week, but 32,000 less than 2023. Cattle futures closed modestly to sharply higher on live contracts, up 12 to 115, while feeder issues ended they day mostly sharply higher, up 82 to 250. Beef cutouts are expected to close mixed with moderate box movement. DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE-NEGOTIATED PURCHASES-SUMMARY **Summary includes trade from 1:30 PM the previous day through 9:30 AM today.** KANSAS CONFIRMED CASH SALES: 293 WEEK TO DATE: 10,409 STEERS - LIVE - FOB STEERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED 191.00 80+ 191.00-191.00 138 No reportable trade 188.00 65-80 188.00-188.00 80 189.90 total 188.00-191.00 218 STEERS - LIVE - DELIVERED STEERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED No reportable trade No reportable trade HEIFERS - LIVE - DELIVERED HEIFERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade NEBRASKA CONFIRMED CASH SALES: 5,070 WEEK TO DATE: 15,827 STEERS - LIVE - FOB STEERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED 198.00 80+ 198.00-198.00 1,111 313.92 80+ 312.00-315.00 839 198.00 65-80 198.00-198.00 295 312.00 65-80 312.00-312.00 362 198.00 total 198.00-198.00 1,406 313.34 total 312.00-315.00 1,201 STEERS - LIVE - DELIVERED STEERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED 198.00 80+ 198.00-198.00 150 314.21 80+ 312.00-315.00 618 198.00 65-80 198.00-198.00 194 312.00 65-80 312.00-312.00 188 198.00 total 198.00-198.00 344 313.69 total 312.00-315.00 806 HEIFERS - LIVE - DELIVERED HEIFERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade TEXAS CONFIRMED CASH SALES: 0 WEEK TO DATE: 7,406 STEERS - LIVE - FOB STEERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED No reportable trade No reportable trade STEERS - LIVE - DELIVERED STEERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED No reportable trade No reportable trade HEIFERS - LIVE - DELIVERED HEIFERS - DRESSED - FOB No reportable trade No reportable trade COLORADO CONFIRMED CASH SALES: NA Conf WEEK TO DATE: NA Conf STEERS - LIVE - FOB STEERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED NA Due to Confidentiality NA Due to Confidentiality STEERS - LIVE - DELIVERED STEERS - DRESSED - FOB NA Due to Confidentiality NA Due to Confidentiality HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED NA Due to Confidentiality NA Due to Confidentiality HEIFERS - LIVE - DELIVERED HEIFERS - DRESSED - FOB NA Due to Confidentiality NA Due to Confidentiality IOWA CONFIRMED CASH SALES: 11,507 WEEK TO DATE: 25,131 STEERS - LIVE - FOB STEERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED 197.45 80+ 195.00-198.50 5,651 311.66 80+ 310.00-312.00 578 196.82 65-80 195.00-198.00 604 197.39 total 195.00-198.50 6,255 311.66 total 310.00-312.00 578 STEERS - LIVE - DELIVERED STEERS - DRESSED - FOB 197.86 80+ 196.00-199.00 675 No reportable trade 197.86 total 196.00-199.00 675 HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED 197.75 80+ 195.00-198.50 1,909 312.00 80+ 312.00-312.00 162 197.75 total 195.00-198.50 1,909 312.00 total 312.00-312.00 162 HEIFERS - LIVE - DELIVERED HEIFERS - DRESSED - FOB 197.15 80+ 196.00-197.50 214 No reportable trade 197.15 total 196.00-197.50 214 NOTE: Feedlots are encouraged to call DTN with any cattle sales, at 1-402-461-3561. All sales will be listed anonymously and organized by state. All live sales are FOB and set for 1-9-day delivery. A weekly summary from this data will be posted on the Weekly Cattle Sales Reported to DTN page and will be left up for the entire week for reference purposes.
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