Nebraska Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT158
St Joseph, MO    Mon Mar 12, 2018    USDA Market News

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 3/11/2018

In Nebraska on Thursday trading and demand were moderate. For the week the bulk of 
live and dressed cash trades were steady at 127.00 and 204.00, respectively. 

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 56,677   Week ago: 31,845   Year ago: 41,559
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 4,001    Week ago: 4,387    Year ago: 4,151

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

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice    14,195   62.8  1,120-1,655  1,490  126.00-127.50  126.95
 65 - 80% Choice     4,854   62.7  1,325-1,550  1,428  126.50-127.50  126.96
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice       261   63.6  1,200-1,200  1,200  127.00-127.00  127.00
 Total all grades   19,310   62.8  1,120-1,655  1,470  126.00-127.50  126.96
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice       160   63.1  1,417-1,417  1,417  128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      160   63.1  1,417-1,417  1,417  128.00-128.00  128.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     6,473   63.2    806-983      921  203.00-205.00  204.01
 65 - 80% Choice     3,655   63.1    781-984      895  203.00-205.00  203.82
 35 - 65% Choice       270   63.3    854-854      855  203.00-203.00  203.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades   10,398   63.2    781-984      910  203.00-205.00  203.92
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice     1,614   63.2    822-976      917  203.00-205.00  204.19
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,614   63.2    822-976      917  203.00-205.00  204.19


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     9,874   62.7  1,200-1,550  1,378  126.00-127.50  126.83
 65 - 80% Choice     2,568   63.3  1,190-1,300  1,254  126.00-127.50  126.19
 35 - 65% Choice       259   63.0  1,110-1,110  1,110  127.00-127.00  127.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades   12,701   62.9  1,110-1,550  1,347  126.00-127.50  126.70
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     1,848   63.1  1,282-1,282  1,282  128.00-128.00  128.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,848   63.1  1,282-1,282  1,282  128.00-128.00  128.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     3,457   63.0    747-976      851  204.00-205.00  204.11
 65 - 80% Choice       853   63.2    753-857      805  203.00-204.00  203.59
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    4,310   63.1    747-976      842  203.00-205.00  204.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       507   63.3    778-889      835  204.00-205.00  204.30
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      507   63.3    778-889      835  204.00-205.00  204.30


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     1,573   63.1  1,275-1,560  1,374  126.00-127.00  126.34
 65 - 80% Choice     1,882   62.5  1,200-1,450  1,319  126.00-127.50  126.57
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    3,455   62.8  1,200-1,560  1,344  126.00-127.50  126.46
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       757   62.8    768-949      860  204.00-205.00  204.41
 65 - 80% Choice       496   62.8    819-869      844  204.00-205.00  204.42
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,253   62.8    768-949      854  204.00-205.00  204.41
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       293   63.5    889-889      889  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      293   63.5    889-889      889  204.00-204.00  204.00


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB           35,466   62.8  1,110-1,655  1,414  126.00-127.50  126.82

 LIVE DELIVERED      2,008   63.1  1,282-1,417  1,293  128.00-128.00  128.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED  15,961   63.1    747-984      887  203.00-205.00  203.98

 DRESSED FOB         2,414   63.3    778-976      897  203.00-205.00  204.19


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       788   59.0    767-840      803  170.00-170.00  170.00
 65 - 80% Choice        40   59.0    796-796      797  180.00-180.00  180.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      828   59.0    767-840      802  170.00-180.00  170.48
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 

 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151
                                 Formula Reports

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     1,640   63.2    888-945      936  204.00-205.00  204.31
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,640   63.2    888-945      936  204.00-205.00  204.31
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       630   62.2    723-861      804  204.00-205.00  204.59
 65 - 80% Choice       201   62.0    837-868      850  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice       200   61.0    899-899      900  205.00-205.00  205.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,031   61.9    723-899      831  204.00-205.00  204.75
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        61   62.3  1,460-1,460  1,460  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice       151   63.0  1,370-1,370  1,370  127.00-127.00  127.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      212   62.8  1,370-1,460  1,396  127.00-127.00  127.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       323   63.0    765-850      829  204.50-205.00  204.55
 65 - 80% Choice       761   61.3    750-875      839  203.00-205.00  204.50
 35 - 65% Choice        17   62.0    837-837      837  205.00-205.00  205.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,101   61.8    750-875      836  203.00-205.00  204.52
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              212   62.8  1,370-1,460  1,396  127.00-127.00  127.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED   3,772   62.5    723-945      878  203.00-205.00  204.50

 DRESSED FOB                            -                    -


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        17   58.0    870-870      870  170.00-170.00  170.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       17   58.0    870-870      870  170.00-170.00  170.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED      Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer          19,310          1,470.00          $126.96
 Live      Heifer         12,701          1,347.40          $126.70
 Dressed   Steer          10,398            909.90          $203.92
 Dressed   Heifer          4,310            841.80          $204.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer          10,535          1,467.80          $126.78
 Live      Heifer          6,973          1,350.60          $126.89
 Dressed   Steer           5,222            911.20          $204.16
 Dressed   Heifer          3,336            834.70          $204.24

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer          15,742          1,462.30          $125.46
 Live      Heifer          8,251          1,344.10          $126.06
 Dressed   Steer           7,827            910.30          $201.18
 Dressed   Heifer          3,388            819.60          $201.49


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                             Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                     Head       Price
7,400      126.00-126.49             2,297      203.00-203.49
1,831      126.50-126.99             0          203.50-203.99
22,588     127.00-127.49             11,622     204.00-204.49
3,647      127.50-127.99             109        204.50-204.99
                                     1,933      205.00-205.49


FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.
Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

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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