Nebraska Monthly Weighted Average Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Tue Dec 4, 2018     USDA Market News

NEBRASKA MONTHLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for:  November 2018

Confirmed:    195,113       Last Month:  172,123         Last Year:   165,162

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                           Head      Weight      Wtd Avg      Price      Wtd Avg
                           Count     Range       Weight       Range      Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice        55,682    1,300-1,630     1,508   110.00-118.50  115.73
 65 - 80% Choice        27,417    1,300-1,600     1,476   111.50-118.50  115.28
 35 - 65% Choice         2,374    1,225-1,410     1,244   114.00-117.00  115.24
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       85,473    1,225-1,630     1,491   110.00-118.50  115.57
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice        26,545    1,200-1,500     1,357   112.00-118.50  115.45
 65 - 80% Choice         6,626    1,170-1,500     1,338   112.00-118.00  115.59
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       33,171    1,170-1,500     1,353   112.00-118.50  115.48

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                           Head      Weight      Wtd Avg      Price      Wtd Avg
                           Count     Range       Weight       Range      Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice        21,462      851-1,024      961    176.00-185.00  180.23
 65 - 80% Choice        10,118      806-1,054      929    176.00-185.00  181.27
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       31,580      806-1,054      951    176.00-185.00  180.57
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice        14,283      741-960        866    178.00-185.00  181.33
 65 - 80% Choice         5,238      736-892        825    177.00-185.00  180.50
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       19,521      736-960        855    177.00-185.00  181.10

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED        Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 85,473     1,490.50       $115.57
 Live    Heifer                33,171     1,353.40       $115.48
 Dressed Steer                 31,580       950.60       $180.57
 Dressed Heifer                19,521       855.20       $181.10

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH     Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 55,848     1,494.10       $111.84
 Live    Heifer                27,196     1,360.20       $112.03
 Dressed Steer                 47,405       950.70       $176.00
 Dressed Heifer                20,762       863.40       $175.32

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR      Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 56,640     1,487.80       $121.76
 Live    Heifer                36,221     1,335.20       $121.38
 Dressed Steer                 28,608       936.90       $190.75
 Dressed Heifer                13,548       847.50       $190.68

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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