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DTN Cattle Close/Trends 10/17 15:40 - Oct 17, 2017





                 USDA MARKET NEWS--AFTERNOON CATTLE REPORT    10/17/17

          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:       0   WEEK TO DATE:     496
STEERS    No reportable trade
HEIFERS   No reportable trade

COMMENTS: Another quiet day with cattle country at a complete standstill.

5-AREA LV STR AVE PR&WT: $110.00(1280)Light Test / HIDE&OFFAL: $10.15 -0.11
CARCASS EQV INDEX   CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)    #OF HD
  LIVE BASED           165.30              154.81              88,953
  BOX BASED            185.66              177.85              48,899
  AVE INDEX            175.48  -0.49       166.33  -0.27      137,852
BEEF CUTOUTS        CHOICE (600-900#)   SELECT (600-900#)
                       197.66  -1.15       189.85  -0.72
  61.61 LDS CH CUTS / 26.12 LDS SEL CUTS / 15.60 LDS TRIM / 16.15 LDS GROUND
BOXED BEEF TREND: Weak to lower on light to moderate demand & offerings
COMPREHENSIVE WEEKLY CUTOUT VALUE: Week ending 10/13 $195.52 +1.12
 CUTTER 90%  350# UP C/O: $170.37 -1.04
 NAT'L BONELESS BF TRIM:  49.48 lds / Modly/shrply hr on gd dem & hvy offers
 90% TRIM:  17 lds: Wtd Avg $214.00 / Mostly weak to lower
*ABCDE AFTER QUOTE REPRESENTS DAYS SINCE LAST REPORTED MARKET TEST*.
FI KILL(WTD) TUE 117(227) WK AGO 118(233) YR AGO 115(229) MIX: MON SH89/CB21
                      WEEKLY CANADIAN CATTLE IMPORTS.
                         FEEDERS     SLAUGHTER S&H
Week Ending:  09/30/17    2,220        7,830
Week Ending:  09/23/17    3,165        6,887
Change from prev week:     -945         +943