DTN Cattle Close/Trends 10/20 15:30

USDA MARKET NEWS–AFTERNOON CATTLE REPORT 10/20/17

VOLUME USDA TOTAL RANGE DTN PRACTICAL RANGE WT AVG

KANSAS CONFIRMED CASH SALES – TODAY: 4,944 WEEK T0 DATE: 5,972
STEERS 2,237 110.00-111.00 110.00-111.00 110.82
HEIFERS 2,126 110.00-111.00 110.00-111.00 110.96

NEBRASKA CONFIRMED CASH SALES – TODAY: 20,569 WEEK TO DATE: 23,366
STEERS 7,511 175.00-175.00 175.00-175.00 175.00
HEIFERS 4,823 175.00-175.00 175.00-175.00 175.00

TEXAS CONFIRMED CASH SALES – TODAY: 1,787 WEEK TO DATE: 4,155
STEERS 609 111.00-111.00 111.00-111.00 111.00
HEIFERS 736 111.00-111.00 111.00-111.00 111.00

COLORADO CONFIRMED CASH SALES – TODAY: 464 WEEK TO DATE: 464
STEERS 232 111.00-111.00 111.00-111.00 111.00
HEIFERS 232 111.00-111.00 111.00-111.00 111.00

IOWA CONFIRMED CASH SALES – TODAY: 10,171 WEEK TO DATE: 12,308
STEERS 3,962 174.00-175.00 174.00-175.00 174.87
HEIFERS 777 175.00-175.00 175.00-175.00 175.00

COMMENTS: A moderate trade took place in most areas this afternoon with
Northern dressed deals at 174.00-175.00, mostly 175.00 fully steady with last
week’s weighted average. Southern live business was at 110.00-111.00, mostly
111.00 also fully steady with last week’s weighted average.

5-AREA LV STR AVE PR&WT: $109.96(1391) HIDE&OFFAL: $10.30 +0.20
CARCASS EQV INDEX CHOICE (600-900#) SELECT (600-900#) #OF HD
LIVE BASED 164.11 153.62 20,512
BOX BASED 187.86 179.14 45,395
AVE INDEX 175.98 -0.44 166.38 -0.39 65,907
BEEF CUTOUTS CHOICE (600-900#) SELECT (600-900#)
199.86 +0.29 191.14 +0.38
47.54 LDS CH CUTS / 16.71 LDS SEL CUTS / 12.89 LDS TRIM / 24.13 LDS GROUND
BOXED BEEF TREND: Firm on moderate demand & light offerings
COMPREHENSIVE WEEKLY CUTOUT VALUE: Week ending 10/13 $195.52 +1.12
CUTTER 90% 350# UP C/O: $169.90 -0.68
NAT’L BONELESS BF TRIM: 28.58 lds / Firm on mod-gd dem & mod offers
90% TRIM: 05 lds: Wtd Avg $214.17 / Weak to lower, on a light test
*ABCDE AFTER QUOTE REPRESENTS DAYS SINCE LAST REPORTED MARKET TEST*.
FI KILL(WTD) FRI 112(574) WK AGO 105(574) YR AGO 102(556) MIX: THU SH93/CB24
SAT 58(632) WK AGO 48(622) YR AGO 45(602)
WEEKLY CANADIAN CATTLE IMPORTS.
FEEDERS SLAUGHTER S&H
Week Ending: 10/07/17 1,581 7,539
Week Ending: 09/30/17 2,220 7,830
Change from prev week: -639 -291