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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 09/11 08:00 WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 09/04-09/08 STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE KS 2,500 180.00 . NE 2,700 183.00-184.00 290.00-292.00 TX 1,700 179.00-180.00 . CO . . . IA 1,800 183.00-185.00 290.00-291.00 DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: Significant trade volume did not really get started last week until Thursday. Northern dressed business showed a full range of $286 to $292, mostly $290, generally steady with the bulk of the previous week's trade. Southern live dealings held off until Friday and were at mostly $180, roughly $1 to $2 higher than the prior week's weighed averages. According to Thursday's Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Summary reports, the accumulated weekly average price totals were as follows, (the prior week's weighted averages are listed in parentheses). KS $179.00($178.04); NE $289.49($290.71); TX $179.00($178.88); IA $289.18($289.47); CO not available due to confidentiality. Keep in mind that most of the Southern live trade did not develop until Friday, so weighted averages might not be fully accurate. The Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle report lists week-to-date trade volume totals as: KS 5,975; NE 11,845; TX 6,407; IA 12,244; CO not available due to confidentiality. Friday's slaughter totaled 125,000 head, 3,000, more than the prior week but 3,000 below last year. Saturday's kill was estimated at 51,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 559,000 head, 70,000 less than the previous week, and 47,000 below 2022. The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed beef cuts: choice $313.41(-1.55), select $287.34(-2.82), with an average choice select spread of $25.69(+0.90), and a total load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 535(+35). Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses. For the week ending September 02, 2023, Imported Beef Passed for Entry in the U.S. totaled 43,582, 90.29% of the previous week and 99.44% of the 4-week average. DTN MORNING COMMENTS: It will likely be a typically quiet Monday as both packers and producers prepare for the week ahead. Bids and asking prices are not established, and probably will not be until Wednesday or later. Significant trade volume will likely be delayed until the second half of the week. Beef cutouts are expected to be mixed with generally light box movement. 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, 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 1-402-461-3561. All sales will be listed anonymously and organized by state. A weekly summary of 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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