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DTN Cattle Close/Trends 04/22 15:40

4/22/2019 - 16:13:00





                 USDA MARKET NEWS--AFTERNOON CATTLE REPORT    04/22/19

          VOLUME    USDA TOTAL RANGE   DTN PRACTICAL RANGE  WT AVG

KANSAS    CONFIRMED CASH SALES - TODAY:       0   WEEK T0 DATE:       0
STEERS    No reportable trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

NEBRASKA  CONFIRMED CASH SALES - TODAY:     176   WEEK TO DATE:     176
STEERS    176         208.00-208.00       208.00-208.00       208.00
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

TEXAS     CONFIRMED CASH SALES - TODAY:       0   WEEK TO DATE:       0
STEERS    No reportable trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

COLORADO  CONFIRMED CASH SALES - TODAY:       0   WEEK TO DATE:       0
STEERS    No reportable trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

IOWA      CONFIRMED CASH SALES - TODAY:       0   WEEK TO DATE:       0
STEERS    No reportable trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

COMMENTS: A typical Monday with the cash trade at a near standstill

5-AREA LV STR AVE PR&WT: $130.53(1475) HIDE&OFFAL: $8.94 -0.05
CARCASS EQV INDEX   CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)    #OF HD
 LIVE BASED            196.56              183.79           101,025
 BOX BASED             222.48              210.64            45,285
 AVE INDEX             209.52  +0.92       197.21  +0.83    146,310
 BEEF CUTOUTS        CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)
                       234.48  +0.83       222.64  +2.15
 28.48 LDS CH CUTS / 27.37 LDS SEL CUTS /  9.23 LDS TRIM /  6.72 LDS GROUND
BOXED BEEF TREND: Hr on Ch 7 shrply hr on sel on mod-gd dem & lt offer
COMPREHENSIVE WEEKLY CUTOUT VALUE: Week ending 04/19 $228.88 +3.16
 CUTTER 90%  350# UP C/O: $170.74 +0.80
 NAT'L BONELESS BF TRIM: 34.24 lds / Shrply hr on gd dem & lt-mod offers
 90% TRIM: 10 lds: Wtd Avg $220.64 / Steady to firm
FI KILL(WTD) MON 114  WK AGO  121  YR AGO 116 MIX: FRI SH91/CB24 SAT SH30/CB11
             ****** REVISION *** SAT 41(641)  *** REVISION *****
                     WEEKLY CANADIAN CATTLE IMPORTS.
                         FEEDERS     SLAUGHTER S&H
Week Ending:  04/06/19    9,602       11,758
Week Ending:  03/30/19    8,324       10,574
Change from prev week:   +1,278       +1,184