DTN CATTLE PRICES/TRENDS 12/08 08:10
HEAD SOLD LIVE STEERS DRESSED LIVE HEIFERS DRESSED
KANSAS . *152.00(BID) . *152.00(BID) .
NEBRASKA . . . . .
TEXAS . *152.00(BID) . *152.00(BID) .
COLORADO . . . . .
IOWA . . . . .
DTN COMMENTS: A few bids are on the table in Kansas and Texas this morning,
but so far they are being passed. Asking prices are around $156 to $157 in
the South, and $249-plus in the North. A light to moderate trade was
reported in Nebraska and Iowa yesterday with dressed deals marked at mostly
$247, $2 lower than the previous week's weighted averages. Beef cutouts are
expected to be higher with light to moderate box movement.
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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