5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Wed May 15, 5:06AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Wed May 15, 2019    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: Tuesday, 5/14/2019

Head Count:      1,819   Week Ago:   54,543   Last Year:    27,979
Week to Date:    4,160   Week Ago:   57,841   Last Year:    37,735

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice         565   1,330-1,420   116.00-117.00   1,369    116.70
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        565   1,330-1,420   116.00-117.00   1,369    116.70
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         628     822-928     186.00-189.00     895    187.57
 65 - 80% Choice         170     819-866     185.00-185.00     855    185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        798     819-928     185.00-189.00     887    187.02
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 725          1,376         116.99
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer               1,625            876         187.60
Dressed Heifer                340            819         190.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              20,986          1,361         120.55
Live    Heifer              9,099          1,218         120.05
Dressed Steer              12,326            884         194.44
Dressed Heifer              2,636            789         194.77

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              18,556          1,381         116.75
Live    Heifer              6,968          1,207         116.24
Dressed Steer               2,686            881         188.04
Dressed Heifer                437            722         186.50


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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