Nebraska Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Feb 23, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Thursday, 02/22/2018

For Thursday trading was slow to moderate on moderate demand. Compared to Wednesday's
last reported market live cash trades were mostly steady at 128.00 with a few up to 
128.50. Compared to last week dressed cash trades were steady to 1.00 lower from 
204.00 to 20.50. 

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:      21,381            Week ago:     none          Year ago:    5,623
Week to Date:   32,960            Week ago:      444          Year ago:   46,877

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,837            Week ago:     none          Year ago:      414
Week to Date:    3,347            Week ago:      376          Year ago:    4,405


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    7,088     62.8   1,440-1,580  1,470.9  127.00-128.50  127.97
 65 - 80% Choice      576     63.1   1,460-1,525  1,487.3  128.00-128.50  128.22
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   7,664     62.8   1,440-1,580  1,472.1  127.00-128.50  127.99
STEER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      350     61.5   1,500-1,500  1,500.0  128.00-128.00  128.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     350     61.5   1,500-1,500  1,500.0  128.00-128.00  128.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    3,489     63.3     861-992      927.4  204.00-205.00  204.48
 65 - 80% Choice      749     63.4     847-928      895.8  204.00-205.00  204.28
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,238     63.3     847-992      921.8  204.00-205.00  204.44
STEER - DRESSED - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      140     63.3     974-974      974.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     140     63.3     974-974      974.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    2,663     62.6   1,250-1,480  1,348.7  127.00-128.50  127.99
 65 - 80% Choice      738     63.3   1,250-1,350  1,316.3  128.00-128.50  128.33
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,401     62.7   1,250-1,480  1,341.6  127.00-128.50  128.06
HEIFER - LIVE - DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,050     63.4     793-864      829.1  204.00-205.00  204.33
 65 - 80% Choice      930     62.1     697-850      725.6  204.00-205.00  204.87
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,980     62.8     697-864      780.4  204.00-205.00  204.58
HEIFER - DRESSED - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      163     63.5     889-889      889.0  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     163     63.5     889-889      889.0  205.00-205.00  205.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,083     62.2   1,250-1,415  1,355.7  128.00-128.50  128.04
 65 - 80% Choice      313     62.1   1,275-1,325  1,295.8  128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,396     62.2   1,250-1,415  1,342.2  128.00-128.50  128.03
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      762     62.6     781-945      849.2  203.00-205.00  204.65
 65 - 80% Choice      590     62.5     875-960      885.4  204.00-205.00  204.80
 35 - 65% Choice      210     63.0     850-850      850.5  205.00-205.00  205.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,562     62.6     781-960      863.0  203.00-205.00  204.75
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  12,461     62.7   1,250-1,580  1,421.9  127.00-128.50  128.01
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   7,780     63.1     697-992      874.0  203.00-205.00  204.54
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      394     59.0     796-811      807.8  170.00-170.00  170.00
 65 - 80% Choice       11     61.0     732-732      732.0  174.00-174.00  174.00
 35 - 65% Choice       82     60.0     819-819      819.0  175.00-175.00  175.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     487     59.2     732-819      808.0  170.00-175.00  170.93
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,956     63.5     904-998      946.9  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,956     63.5     904-998      946.9  205.00-205.00  205.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      492     62.7     787-850      817.2  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice       62     62.6     812-907      889.3  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     554     62.7     787-907      825.3  205.00-205.00  205.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      289     63.7     864-907      889.7  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice       38     60.0     750-750      750.0  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     327     63.3     750-907      873.5  205.00-205.00  205.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,837     63.3     750-998      914.7  205.00-205.00  205.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NEBRASKA - NE

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED            Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                  12,650        1,450.20          127.96
 Live    Heifer                  7,133        1,332.30          128.03
 Dressed Steer                   4,393          918.20          204.43
 Dressed Heifer                  2,210          785.30          204.42

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                      91        1,400.00          126.00
 Live    Heifer                    246        1,322.60          126.00
 Dressed Steer
 Dressed Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                  19,823        1,426.50          124.33
 Live    Heifer                  8,921        1,353.90          123.96
 Dressed Steer                   6,769          918.40          195.98
 Dressed Heifer                  4,188          836.20          195.83

DAILY PRICE DISTRIBUTION
Live  FOB                          Dressed       Delivered
Head         Price                 Head          Price
      763    127.00-127.49             62        203.00-203.49
        0    127.50-127.99              0        203.50-203.99
     9886    128.00-128.49           3442        204.00-204.49
     1812    128.50-128.99              0        204.50-204.99
                                     4276        205.00-205.49



Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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