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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS               08/15 08:00


KS       2,500     140.00          .
NE       3,000     144.00-146.00   229.00-230.00
TX       2,000     140.00          .
CO           0     .               .
IA       1,000     145.00-146.00   228.00-230.00

DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP:  A moderate to active trade took place 
last week, mostly on Wednesday and Thursday with a little 
cleanup on Friday. Southern live deals were marked at $138 to 
mostly $140, roughly $3 to $4.50 higher than the prior week's 
weighted averages. Northern dressed business had a full range 
of $227 to $236, mostly $229 to $230, about $2 to $3 higher 
than the previous week's weighted average basis Nebraska. 
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 $139.90($136.21); NE $229.96($227.55); TX 
$139.86($135.45); IA $230.01($228.87); CO not available due to 
confidentiality ($140.00).

The Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle report 
lists weekly trade volume totals as: KS 15,664; NE 31,229; TX 
6,588; IA 32,014; CO not available due to confidentiality. 
Friday's slaughter totaled 118,000 head, 3,000 more than the 
prior week, and 2,000 above a year ago. Saturday's kill was 
estimated at 33,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 647,000 
head, 4,000 below the previous week, but 11,000 greater than 
2021. The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed 
beef cuts: choice $264.14(-3.44), select $238.14(-2.82), with 
an average choice select spread of $26.00(-0.62), and a total 
load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 575(-4). 
Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses.

For the week ending August 06, 2022, Imported Beef Passed for 
Entry in the U.S. totaled 43,913, 94.96% of the previous week 
and 99.85% of the 4-week average. 

DTN MORNING COMMENTS: The country is quiet this morning with 
both packers and producers busy taking inventory. Bids and 
asking prices are not established as of yet. Significant trade 
volume will likely be delayed until the second half of the 
week. Beef cutouts are expected to be higher 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 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. A weekly summary from 
this data will be posted on the Weekly Cattle Sales Reported 
to DTN page.

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