DTN Cattle Close/Trends 01/17 15:40





                 USDA MARKET NEWS--AFTERNOON CATTLE REPORT    01/17/19


          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:       0   WEEK TO DATE:       0
STEERS    No reportable trade
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:     383   WEEK TO DATE:   1,098
STEERS    No reportable dressed trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

COMMENTS: A very quiet day with the cash trade at a virtual standstill.

5-AREA LV STR AVE PR&WT: $125.00(1400)Light Test HIDE&OFFAL: $8.93 -0.08
CARCASS EQV INDEX   CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)    #OF HD
 LIVE BASED            188.41              178.79            61,781
 BOX BASED             200.50              195.64            51,602
 AVE INDEX             194.45  +0.35       187.22  +0.42    113,383
 BEEF CUTOUTS        CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)
                       212.50  +0.57       207.64  +0.70
 54.81 LDS CH CUTS / 24.78 LDS SEL CUTS /  8.02 LDS TRIM / 40.94 LDS GROUND
BOXED BEEF TREND:  Firm on moderate demand and offerings
***THE USDA REVISED THE CHOICE CUTOUT ON WED, JAN 16, SEE REVISION BELOW***
                   *****1/16/19 Choice C/O 211.93 -0.28****
COMPREHENSIVE WEEKLY CUTOUT VALUE: Week ending 01/11 $212.83 -2.46
 CUTTER 90%  350# UP C/O: $159.10 +0.82
 NAT'L BONELESS BF TRIM: 43.56 lds / Shrply hr on gd dem & lt offers
 90% TRIM: 12 lds: Wtd Avg $203.01 / Mostly firm to higher
FI KILL(WTD) THU 121(480) WK AGO 120(477) YR AGO 119(467) MIX: WED SH94/CB26
                     WEEKLY CANADIAN CATTLE IMPORTS.
                         FEEDERS     SLAUGHTER S&H
Week Ending:  01/05/19    1,180        5,288
Week Ending:  12/29/18       37        1,589
Change from prev week:   +1,143       +3,699

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