Nebraska Weekly Directly Slaughter Cattle-Formula, Grid and Contract Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Mar 12, 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, 03/11/2018

                               DOMESTIC CATTLE ONLY
                      Dressed:   Live:  Total:  Total Week Ago: Total Year Ago:
Formula Net:            30,563    1,924    32,487       33,278          28,177
Negotiated Grid Net:     3,113        0     3,113        1,866           4,582
Forward Contract Net:    4,702      976     5,678        9,012           9,914

                             FORMULA NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      9,683     761-1,069   935     63.1   199.99-237.38  206.80
 65 - 80% Choice      3,195     684-1,031   881     62.9   193.78-210.47  205.27
 35 - 65% Choice      1,423     798-975     874     63.0   188.25-210.35  204.06
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades    14,301     684-1,069   917     63.1   188.25-237.38  206.19
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      8,255     700-968     830     63.5   203.51-234.17  210.47
 65 - 80% Choice        960     661-860     749     62.9   205.00-208.18  206.12
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     9,215     661-968     821     63.5   203.51-234.17  210.02
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      3,172     768-1,138   887     62.7   197.00-233.09  204.18
 65 - 80% Choice      1,186     752-870     798     63.5   201.34-208.58  204.55
 35 - 65% Choice         63     676-834     791     60.5   183.95-196.96  193.45
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     4,421     676-1,138   862     62.9   183.95-233.09  204.13
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                     27,937     661-1,138   877     63.2   183.95-237.38  207.13
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice        483     801-819     814     62.7   201.29-205.00  202.23
 65 - 80% Choice        520     719-926     806     61.3   192.92-207.88  202.06
 35 - 65% Choice        110     887-907     900     60.0   179.08-192.80  187.81
  0 - 35% Choice      1,167     868-1,045   976     58.5   162.49-181.00  167.43
 Total all grades     2,280     719-1,045   899     60.1   162.49-207.88  183.69
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         73     759-759     759     57.1   192.79-192.79  192.79
 65 - 80% Choice         92     776-776     776     60.6   188.44-188.44  188.44
 35 - 65% Choice        181     732-809     790     60.3   188.44-190.02  189.62
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       346     732-809     779     59.7   188.44-192.79  189.97


                              FORMULA NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        384   1,338-1,536  1,402    63.5   128.00-141.76  137.35
 65 - 80% Choice        431   1,312-1,474  1,445    62.6   128.00-129.50  128.24
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       815   1,312-1,536  1,425    63.1   128.00-141.76  132.53
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        476   1,369-1,418  1,380    62.2   127.00-143.81  129.68
 65 - 80% Choice        107   1,169-1,169  1,169    63.7   128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       583   1,169-1,418  1,341    62.5   127.00-143.81  129.37
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        526   1,233-1,535  1,356    63.2   128.00-144.14  136.52
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       526   1,233-1,535  1,356    63.2   128.00-144.14  136.52
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      1,924   1,169-1,536  1,381    62.9   127.00-144.14  132.67
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.


                         NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,472     726-957     885     63.3   199.78-207.26  204.49
 65 - 80% Choice         55     891-891     891     65.3   205.74-205.74  205.74
 35 - 65% Choice        161     789-789     789     65.1   200.24-200.24  200.24
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,688     726-957     876     63.5   199.78-207.26  204.12
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        553     784-921     819     61.9   201.05-207.05  206.22
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice         64     866-934     905     60.7   183.17-186.00  184.36
  0 - 35% Choice         89     930-930     930     60.7   188.95-188.95  188.95
 Total all grades       706     784-934     841     61.7   183.17-207.05  202.06
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        368     737-817     758     62.9   200.35-206.34  203.23
 65 - 80% Choice        143     720-835     798     61.2   200.84-201.21  200.96
 35 - 65% Choice        190     719-874     814     59.0   186.33-196.22  191.54
  0 - 35% Choice         18     640-640     640     54.6   191.84-191.84  191.84
 Total all grades       719     640-874     777     61.3   186.33-206.34  199.40
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,113     640-957     845     62.6   183.17-207.26  202.57
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
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
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                                   -                             -
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      1,317     868-1,023   944     63.9   190.86-209.45  199.80
 65 - 80% Choice      1,052     826-898     856     63.5   195.89-201.84  200.05
 35 - 65% Choice        176     869-869     869     63.1   201.85-201.85  201.85
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,545     826-1,023   903     63.7   190.86-209.45  200.04
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        399     796-916     823     62.5   187.29-205.53  200.25
 65 - 80% Choice        847     760-782     776     63.9   197.01-202.68  198.13
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,246     760-916     791     63.5   187.29-205.53  198.81
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        552     822-878     866     63.3   181.77-204.80  203.02
 65 - 80% Choice        195     697-806     731     61.3   205.22-205.22  205.22
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       747     697-878     831     62.8   181.77-205.22  203.60
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      4,538     697-1,023   860     63.5   181.77-209.45  200.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        164     901-901     901     61.3   151.29-151.29  151.29
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       164     901-901     901     61.3   151.29-151.29  151.29


                          FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        441   1,460-1,558  1,521    63.6   133.00-142.58  137.37
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       441   1,460-1,558  1,521    63.6   133.00-142.58  137.37
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        376   1,252-1,390  1,296    63.9   128.00-141.90  132.44
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       376   1,252-1,390  1,296    63.9   128.00-141.90  132.44
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        159   1,340-1,461  1,387    62.3   135.93-141.90  139.27
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       159   1,340-1,461  1,387    62.3   135.93-141.90  139.27
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                        976   1,252-1,558  1,413    63.5   128.00-142.58  135.78
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
        www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
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