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DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS               12/06 07:55


KS       3,000     142.00          .
NE       3,300     140.00          220.00
TX       2,000     142.00          .
CO         500     142.00          .
IA       1,000     .               220.00

DTN WEEKLY ROUND UP: The majority of last week's trade took 
place on Thursday with just a little cleanup on Friday. 
Southern live trade had a full range of $140 to $142 mostly 
$142, generally $3 higher than the previous week's weighted 
averages. Northern dressed business had a full range of $217 
to $221, mainly $220, generally $3 higher than the prior 
week's weighted average basis Nebraska. According to 
Wednesday'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 
$141.69($139.26); NE $220.07($217.07); TX $141.30($138.95); 
IA $219.71($215.00); CO $141.97($139.74). 

According to the Friday Afternoon Daily Direct Slaughter 
Cattle reports weekly trade volume totals were: KS 19,706; NE 
31,324; TX 10,589; IA 30,788, CO 3,026. Friday's slaughter 
totaled 119,000 head, even with the prior week but 1,000 more 
than the previous year. Saturday's kill was estimated at 
69,000 head, bringing the weekly total to 676,000 head, 
110,000 greater than the holiday week, and 7,000 higher than 
2020. The weekly averages for boxed beef cutouts and boxed 
beef cuts: choice $273.17(-6.08), select $259.43(-3.60), with 
an average choice select spread of $13.74(-2.47), and a total 
load count including cuts, trimmings, and grinds of 
798(+301). Changes from the prior week are listed in 

For the week ending November 27, 2021, Imported Beef Passed for 
Entry in the U.S. totaled 36,328, 73.30% of the previous week 
and 75.91% of the 4-week average. 

DTN MORNING COMMENTS: We are expecting a typically quiet Monday 
morning with both buyers and sellers busy taking inventory. 
Bids and asking prices have yet to be established. Significant 
trade volume will likely be delayed until Wednesday or later. 
Beef cutouts are expected to be higher with generally light box 

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. General volumes and summaries from this 
data will also be posted on the Daily Sales Reported to DTN 

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