DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 05/20 08:05
HEAD SOLD LIVE STEERS DRESSED LIVE HEIFERS DRESSED
KANSAS . . . . .
NEBRASKA . . . . .
TEXAS . . . . .
COLORADO . . . . .
IOWA . . . . .
DTN COMMENTS: The country is very quiet this morning with business
essentially completed for the week, although a little cleanup here and there
is possible. Asking prices for cattle left on showlists are around $140 in
the South, and $228 in the North. Beef cutouts are expected to be higher with
light to moderate box movement.
This week Southern live trade has had a range of $136 to $138, mostly $138,
$2 lower than last week's weighted averages. Northern dressed deals have had
a range of $223 to $228, mostly $226, $3 lower than last week's weighted
average basis Nebraska.
NOTE: 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. 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.
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