5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Sep 21, 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, 9/20/2018

Head Count:     34,932   Week Ago:    4,876   Last Year:       127
Week to Date:   42,220   Week Ago:    8,603   Last Year:     1,133

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,144   1,400-1,575   110.00-111.50   1,457    110.10
 65 - 80% Choice       2,648   1,350-1,575   110.00-110.50   1,437    110.28
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      6,792   1,350-1,575   110.00-111.50   1,449    110.17
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,724   1,200-1,400   110.00-111.50   1,313    110.27
 65 - 80% Choice         170   1,225-1,225   110.50-110.50   1,225    110.50
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,894   1,200-1,400   110.00-111.50   1,308    110.29

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,896     866-1,000   173.00-175.00     939    174.74
 65 - 80% Choice       4,962     837-1,000   174.00-175.00     927    174.94
 35 - 65% Choice         117     894-894     175.00-175.00     894    175.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     13,975     837-1,000   173.00-175.00     934    174.81
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,902     750-899     174.00-175.00     843    174.97
 65 - 80% Choice         633     772-832     175.00-175.00     815    175.00
 35 - 65% Choice         182     800-800     175.00-175.00     800    175.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      5,717     750-899     174.00-175.00     839    174.97

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              11,110          1,473         110.65
Live    Heifer              5,185          1,329         110.56
Dressed Steer              14,185            934         174.81
Dressed Heifer              5,717            839         174.97

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    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 YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 254          1,390         106.75
Live    Heifer                382          1,250         106.62
Dressed Steer                  23            992         166.00
Dressed Heifer


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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