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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS               05/16 08:00

WEEKLY TOTALS REPORTED TO DTN FOR THE WEEK OF: 05/09-05/13

STATE  HEAD SOLD   LIVE PR RANGE   DRESSED PR RANGE
KS       2,800     140.00          .
NE       3,000     144.00          230.00
TX       2,300     140.00          .
CO         200     144.00          .
IA         900     146.50          230.00

DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP:  Business developed on Tuesday last week, 
with some light scattered trade taking place Wednesday through 
Friday. Southern live deals had a range of $137 to mostly 
$140, with weighted averages roughly steady with the prior 
week. Northern dressed sales had a range of $225 to mostly 
$230, weighted averages were just little over $1 lower than 
the previous week, basis Nebraska. According to Thursday's 
Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Summary reports the accumulated 
weekly average price totals are as follows (the prior week's 
weighted averages are listed in parentheses): KS $139.96 
($139.52); NE $229.26($230.47); TX $139.68($139.98); IA 
$228.64($231.31); CO $144.00($146.00). 

According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter 
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were: KS 14,123; NE 
34,460; TX 9,528; IA 17,029; and CO 521. Friday's slaughter 
totaled 120,000 head, 1,000 less than the prior week but 
4,000 more than a year ago. Saturday's kill was estimated at 
42,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 657,000 head, even 
with the previous week, but 13,000 greater than 2021. The 
weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed beef cuts: 
choice $256.95(-1.34), select $243.18(-3.64), with an average 
choice select spread of $13.77(+2.31), and a total load count 
including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 746(+120). Changes 
from the prior week are listed in parentheses.

For the week ending May 07, 2022, Imported Beef Passed for 
Entry in the U.S. totaled 50,757, 97.48% of the previous week 
and 103.62% of the 4-week average. 

DTN MORNING COMMENTS: It looks to be a quiet Monday with bids 
and asking prices not established as of yet, as buyers and 
sellers are both busy taking inventory. Significant trade 
volume will likely be delayed until Wednesday or later. 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 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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