Nebraska Weekly Directly Slaughter Cattle-Formula, Grid and Contract Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 19, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT -
FORMULATED, FORWARD CONTRACT, AND NEGOTIATED GRID PURCHASES
For cattle priced during Week ending Sunday, 02/18/2018

                               DOMESTIC CATTLE ONLY
                      Dressed:   Live:  Total:  Total Week Ago: Total Year Ago:
Formula Net:            28,638    4,915    33,553       37,547          29,040
Negotiated Grid Net:     3,186       68     3,254        1,997           1,675
Forward Contract Net:    7,746    1,269     9,015       10,705          12,934

                             FORMULA NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice     12,021     751-1,121   930     63.0   191.33-232.27  204.61
 65 - 80% Choice      3,180     795-1,141   889     63.5   196.32-205.77  201.51
 35 - 65% Choice        558     763-961     894     62.9   187.92-205.82  200.73
  0 - 35% Choice         41     780-780     780     63.8   197.81-197.81  197.81
 Total all grades    15,800     751-1,141   920     63.1   187.92-232.27  203.83
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      6,077     688-937     844     63.3   200.25-230.88  205.69
 65 - 80% Choice      1,688     701-891     776     63.3   200.13-203.00  202.00
 35 - 65% Choice        375     753-803     789     63.5   200.25-202.14  201.09
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     8,140     688-937     827     63.3   200.13-230.88  204.71
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      2,522     692-1,067   908     62.1   185.50-222.19  202.00
 65 - 80% Choice        454     735-960     844     62.4   186.86-202.00  199.12
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,976     692-1,067   898     62.2   185.50-222.19  201.56
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                     26,916     688-1,141   889     63.1   185.50-232.27  203.85
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice        167     913-1,114  1,031    62.8   200.00-201.13  200.71
 65 - 80% Choice        431     788-844     832     63.2   196.07-201.11  198.85
 35 - 65% Choice        198     826-852     833     59.4   181.61-191.80  187.65
  0 - 35% Choice        569     907-1,024   952     58.5   161.17-174.46  166.63
 Total all grades     1,365     788-1,114   906     60.6   161.17-201.13  184.02
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice                   -                             -
 65 - 80% Choice        357     746-809     791     58.8   165.00-187.00  181.16
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       357     746-809     791     58.8   165.00-187.00  181.16


                              FORMULA NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        712   1,430-1,473  1,450    63.7   126.48-127.50  127.16
 65 - 80% Choice        839   1,344-1,536  1,433    61.7   125.94-127.50  126.44
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,551   1,344-1,536  1,441    62.6   125.94-127.50  126.77
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      2,113   1,256-1,370  1,336    61.1   126.00-143.52  127.01
 65 - 80% Choice        396   1,236-1,378  1,339    61.1   126.34-127.00  126.53
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,509   1,236-1,378  1,336    61.1   126.00-143.52  126.93
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        362   1,340-1,341  1,341    62.2   141.62-142.75  142.00
 65 - 80% Choice        108   1,508-1,508  1,508    62.6   125.94-125.94  125.94
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       470   1,340-1,508  1,379    62.3   125.94-142.75  138.31
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      4,530   1,236-1,536  1,377    61.7   125.94-143.52  128.06
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        221   1,234-1,234  1,234    58.0   106.35-106.35  106.35
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice        164   1,363-1,363  1,363    59.8   103.00-103.00  103.00
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       385   1,234-1,363  1,289    58.8   103.00-106.35  104.92


                         NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,843     803-982     899     63.9   195.67-201.51  200.41
 65 - 80% Choice        537     802-906     834     63.6   199.49-200.70  200.16
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,380     802-982     884     63.8   195.67-201.51  200.36
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         90     790-790     790     61.5   204.89-204.89  204.89
 65 - 80% Choice         40     699-699     699     64.0   198.67-198.67  198.67
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       130     699-790     762     62.3   198.67-204.89  202.98
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        411     767-965     858     63.0   197.38-207.19  201.29
 65 - 80% Choice        208     734-855     822     61.8   197.57-201.00  199.15
 35 - 65% Choice         40     783-783     783     58.7   188.36-188.36  188.36
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       659     734-965     842     62.4   188.36-207.19  199.83
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,169     699-982     870     63.5   188.36-207.19  200.36
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice                   -                             -
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice         17     660-660     660     54.8   178.77-178.77  178.77
 Total all grades        17     660-660     660     54.8   178.77-178.77  178.77
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


                          NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
  No Reportable Trade.  
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         28   1,267-1,267  1,267    63.5   126.00-126.00  126.00
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        28   1,267-1,267  1,267    63.5   126.00-126.00  126.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         40   1,279-1,279  1,279    62.6   126.00-126.00  126.00
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        40   1,279-1,279  1,279    62.6   126.00-126.00  126.00
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                         68   1,267-1,279  1,274    63.0   126.00-126.00  126.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


                        FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      3,648     806-1,005   913     63.3   183.23-211.82  196.37
 65 - 80% Choice        816     858-986     938     63.3   193.29-205.76  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     4,464     806-1,005   918     63.3   183.23-211.82  197.03
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      2,338     753-954     818     62.4   183.40-208.18  201.60
 65 - 80% Choice        262     731-774     755     63.0   186.14-210.06  195.78
 35 - 65% Choice        288     687-899     817     62.2   194.55-194.97  194.71
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,888     687-954     812     62.5   183.40-210.06  200.38
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        120     815-815     815     60.1   192.65-192.65  192.65
 65 - 80% Choice        199     756-887     799     61.9   191.14-206.32  201.36
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       319     756-887     805     61.2   191.14-206.32  198.08
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      7,671     687-1,005   873     62.9   183.23-211.82  198.34
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         35     819-819     819     56.0   161.72-161.72  161.72
 65 - 80% Choice         40     738-738     738     60.8   176.15-176.15  176.15
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        75     738-819     776     58.6   161.72-176.15  169.42


                          FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        551   1,229-1,562  1,475    62.7   125.00-144.06  134.90
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       551   1,229-1,562  1,475    62.7   125.00-144.06  134.90
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        400   1,357-1,474  1,366    62.5   131.87-144.92  138.90
 65 - 80% Choice        170   1,385-1,385  1,385    63.5   130.52-130.52  130.52
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       570   1,357-1,474  1,372    62.8   130.52-144.92  136.40
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        148   1,470-1,470  1,470    63.0   116.50-116.50  116.50
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       148   1,470-1,470  1,470    63.0   116.50-116.50  116.50
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      1,269   1,229-1,562  1,428    62.8   116.50-144.92  133.42
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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