5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Fri Sep 14, 11:01AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Sep 14, 2018    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: Thursday, 9/13/2018

Head Count:      4,876   Week Ago:    9,765   Last Year:    12,961
Week to Date:    8,641   Week Ago:   12,630   Last Year:    16,937

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,158   1,300-1,525   106.50-109.50   1,460    107.82
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,158   1,300-1,525   106.50-109.50   1,460    107.82
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         278   1,250-1,300   108.00-109.00   1,279    108.58
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        278   1,250-1,300   108.00-109.00   1,279    108.58

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,017     932-1,007   171.00-172.00     960    171.74
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,017     932-1,007   171.00-172.00     960    171.74
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         563     778-867     172.00-172.00     814    172.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        563     778-867     172.00-172.00     814    172.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               2,553          1,459         107.79
Live    Heifer                318          1,275         108.38
Dressed Steer               1,893            939         171.52
Dressed Heifer                703            807         171.59

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               4,657          1,480         107.89
Live    Heifer                684          1,275         106.88
Dressed Steer               4,221            960         169.57
Dressed Heifer              1,320            818         169.70

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,790          1,457         104.50
Live    Heifer              2,468          1,338         104.97
Dressed Steer               5,351            924         166.87
Dressed Heifer              1,150            817         167.01


Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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