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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 12/05 08:00 WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 11/28-12/02 STATE HEAD SOLD LIVE PR RANGE DRESSED PR RANGE KS 2,900 154.00-155.50 . NE 3,200 157.00-158.00 245.00-247.50 TX 2,500 154.00-155.00 . CO 400 157.00 . IA 1,000 155.00-157.00 244.00-245.00 DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: The bulk of business took place on Wednesday and Thursday last week, with just a little cleanup on Friday. Southern live trade had a range of $153.50 to $155, mostly $155 about steady with the prior week's weighted averages. Northern dressed deals had a range of $245 to $249 mostly $249, nearly $4 higher than last 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 $155.00($154.71); NE $248.91 ($244.95); TX $154.97($154.62); IA $248.34($244.88); CO $157.00 (NA due to Confidentiality). The Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle report lists weekly trade volume totals as: KS 10,352; NE 20,591; TX 8,745; IA 13,821; CO 1,099. Friday's slaughter totaled 123,000 head, 2,000 more than last week, and 3,000 above a year ago. Saturday's kill was estimated at 28,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 663,000 head, 67,000 greater than the previous week, but 19,000 less than 2021. The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed beef cuts: choice $253.53(-0.62), select $225.78(-8.00), with an average choice select spread of $27.75 (+7.60), and a total load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 695(+210). Changes from the prior week are listed in parentheses. For the week ending November 26, 2022, Imported Beef Passed for Entry in the U.S. totaled 33,508, 73.44% of the previous week and 76.45% of the 4-week average. DTN MORNING COMMENTS: It looks to be a typically quiet Monday morning, with both buyers and sellers busy taking inventory, and collecting new showlists. Bids and asking prices have yet to be established. Significant trade volume will likely be delayed until Wednesday or Thursday. Beef cutouts are expected to be lower 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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