National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Jul 18, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Tuesday, 07/17/2018

Tuesday negotiated cash trading was at a standstill in the Southern Plains and 
Nebraska. In the Western Cornbelt trading was inactive on very light demand. Not 
enough trades for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live cash 
trades moved at 111.00. For the prior week in Nebraska live cash trades were from 
109.50-111.00 and dressed trades were from 173.00-175.00 on a light test. In the 
Western Cornbelt the last fully reported market was two weeks ago with live trades 
mostly at 112.00 and dressed trades ranging from 175.00-180.00.

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:         482            Week ago:      759          Year ago:    5,026
Week to Date:      687            Week ago:    1,241          Year ago:    5,609

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,163            Week ago:    1,911          Year ago:    2,682
Week to Date:    2,583            Week ago:    4,180          Year ago:    4,009


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      233     63.5   1,275-1,400  1,293.8  105.50-108.75  107.81
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     233     63.5   1,275-1,400  1,293.8  105.50-108.75  107.81
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       38     63.0   1,225-1,225  1,225.0  105.00-105.00  105.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      38     63.0   1,225-1,225  1,225.0  105.00-105.00  105.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       59     64.0     800-800      800.0  172.00-172.00  172.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      59     64.0     800-800      800.0  172.00-172.00  172.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       76     63.5     825-889      876.5  172.00-172.00  172.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      76     63.5     825-889      876.5  172.00-172.00  172.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     271     63.4   1,225-1,400  1,284.1  105.00-108.75  107.42
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     135     63.7     800-889      843.0  172.00-172.00  172.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       25     58.0     754-754      754.0  140.00-140.00  140.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      25     58.0     754-754      754.0  140.00-140.00  140.00
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                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       13     61.0     793-793      793.0  168.00-168.00  168.00
 Total all grades      13     61.0     793-793      793.0  168.00-168.00  168.00
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      482     62.7     743-868      816.8  168.00-175.00  171.91
 65 - 80% Choice       83     62.4     782-790      786.4  169.00-177.00  173.05
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     565     62.7     743-868      812.3  168.00-177.00  172.08
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     578     62.7     743-868      811.9  168.00-177.00  171.98
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      482     59.5     775-826      782.5  148.00-156.00  150.75
 65 - 80% Choice       42     59.0     796-796      796.5  155.00-155.00  155.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     524     59.5     775-826      783.6  148.00-156.00  151.09
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NATIONAL - All States

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