5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Mar 12, 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: Friday, 3/9/2018

Head Count:     10,075   Week Ago:    8,406   Last Year:     3,563
Week to Date:  124,928   Week Ago:   89,488   Last Year:   106,704

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,051   1,365-1,550   126.00-130.00   1,498    127.33
 65 - 80% Choice         608   1,250-1,425   126.00-127.00   1,372    126.93
 35 - 65% Choice         269   1,300-1,300   126.00-127.00   1,300    126.88
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,928   1,250-1,550   126.00-130.00   1,454    127.21
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         901   1,225-1,475   125.00-127.00   1,321    126.37
 65 - 80% Choice       1,340   1,200-1,375   126.00-127.00   1,266    126.88
 35 - 65% Choice         505   1,200-1,200   127.00-127.00   1,200    127.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,746   1,200-1,475   125.00-127.00   1,272    126.74

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         357     851-999     200.00-208.00     925    205.27
 65 - 80% Choice          79     923-923     205.00-205.00     923    205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        436     851-999     200.00-208.00     925    205.22
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,738     784-1,004   202.00-206.00     914    205.47
 65 - 80% Choice          63     844-844     202.00-202.00     844    202.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,801     784-1,004   202.00-206.00     912    205.35

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              46,299          1,429         126.79
Live    Heifer             27,243          1,300         126.60
Dressed Steer              16,609            916         203.88
Dressed Heifer              8,079            855         204.20

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              31,105          1,415         126.76
Live    Heifer             18,990          1,296         126.46
Dressed Steer              11,332            916         204.21
Dressed Heifer              7,839            860         204.32

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              38,322          1,398         125.23
Live    Heifer             27,311          1,284         125.10
Dressed Steer              11,937            911         201.56
Dressed Heifer              7,985            825         201.67


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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