National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - Summary
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St. Joseph, MO    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Tuesday, 03/13/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day   Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago    Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   35,412    103,453      38,091       99,843      31,214       80,040
Live:       4,881      9,092       6,932       11,770       8,299       14,070
Total:     40,293    112,545      45,023      111,613      39,513       94,110

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    2,006      7,479       2,908        7,610       3,142        7,181
Live:           0          0          81          115           0           44
Total:      2,006      7,479       2,989        7,725       3,142        7,225


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice   9,708     63.6     735-1,066   908   195.97-238.40      206.20
65 - 80% Choice   5,393     64.6     756-953     886   196.01-206.00      200.14
35 - 65% Choice   2,510     64.0     760-979     859   195.67-210.43      199.46
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   8,937     63.6     711-1,023   826   192.93-234.22      204.23
65 - 80% Choice   1,341     63.6     684-850     781   198.70-206.27      201.44
35 - 65% Choice     341     63.5     731-808     761   190.18-199.17      196.94
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   2,593     63.3     701-958     835   195.61-231.33      205.64
65 - 80% Choice     729     64.4     731-918     811   198.26-203.68      199.92
35 - 65% Choice     412     63.9     790-920     846   194.38-203.92      199.86
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                 31,964     63.8     684-1,066   862   190.18-238.40      203.53
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice                         -                    -
65 - 80% Choice     158     60.7     819-934     863   174.55-203.07      191.22
35 - 65% Choice     212     59.9     645-915     778   169.80-182.18      174.09
 0 - 35% Choice     227     56.6     895-1,064   971   155.19-160.36      156.99
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,123     61.2     750-891     837   170.00-200.79      194.70
65 - 80% Choice   1,033     61.6     650-902     842   163.60-195.78      187.85
35 - 65% Choice     695     60.9     779-855     821   188.44-194.78      190.14
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -


FORMULA NET - LIVE BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice     211     61.4   1,356-1,524  1,495  127.00-128.00      127.17
65 - 80% Choice     718     64.2   1,300-1,503  1,432  125.00-127.10      126.98
35 - 65% Choice     434     62.9   1,194-1,342  1,282  126.00-127.00      126.09
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     931     63.0   1,262-1,480  1,367  127.00-143.13      130.43
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice     658     64.1   1,094-1,305  1,169  126.00-127.00      126.39
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     680     62.6   1,148-1,531  1,352  124.00-146.10      136.65
65 - 80% Choice      74     61.1   1,196-1,196  1,196  127.00-127.00      127.00
35 - 65% Choice     972     62.9   1,230-1,493  1,313  126.00-127.00      126.34
 0 - 35% Choice      46     62.3   1,107-1,107  1,107  124.23-124.23      124.23
ALL LIVE STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  4,724     63.2   1,094-1,531  1,329  124.00-146.10      128.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      37     60.0   1,340-1,340  1,340  111.78-111.78      111.78
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice      53     61.0   1,375-1,375  1,375  110.06-110.06      110.06
 0 - 35% Choice      67     59.0   1,259-1,259  1,259  103.63-103.63      103.63


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice     199     61.8     788-899     836   194.15-210.95      205.24
65 - 80% Choice      63     59.7     723-818     773   178.16-193.45      186.17
35 - 65% Choice     124     57.7     765-765     765   190.00-190.00      190.00
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     167     61.7     747-859     825   189.95-209.94      200.95
65 - 80% Choice      39     58.6     698-698     698   198.73-198.73      198.73
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     495     61.3     750-1,010   821   179.71-209.13      198.52
65 - 80% Choice      81     60.0     800-806     803   191.20-198.78      194.76
35 - 65% Choice      68     60.8     872-872     872   195.15-195.15      195.15
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  1,236     60.8     698-1,010   814   178.16-210.95      198.02
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice      59     62.0     902-902     902   183.14-183.14      183.14
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     511     58.2     793-989     877   145.00-183.30      154.26
65 - 80% Choice     112     57.3     711-881     777   143.92-152.72      146.81
35 - 65% Choice      88     59.9     753-839     803   148.44-186.03      171.09
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  No Reportable Trade.  


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  FORMULA NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM                8,600         845         200.76
 KANSAS                 11,368         851         200.92
 NEBRASKA                3,976         861         211.08
 COLORADO                4,220         878         205.75
 WESTERN CORNBELT        1,831         950         203.56
  TOTAL 5-AREA          29,953         861         203.07
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT            558         885         221.69
 WESTERN STATES          1,167         878         206.66
 EASTERN CORNBELT          132         969         201.33
 NORTHEASTERN STATES


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  NEGOTIATED GRID NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM
 KANSAS                     56         859         189.95
 NEBRASKA                  314         805         197.64
 COLORADO                   35         906         179.71
 WESTERN CORNBELT          383         817         201.20
  TOTAL 5-AREA             788         819         198.03
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT
 WESTERN STATES
 EASTERN CORNBELT          242         808         199.92
 NORTHEASTERN STATES       173         794         196.19


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Regional Breakdown:
  WESTERN CORNBELT - IA,MN,MO.
  TOTAL 5-AREA - CO,IA,KS,MN,NE,NM,OK,TX
  N.CENTRAL/E.MT - MT,ND,SD,WY.
  WESTERN STATES - AZ,CA,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA.
  EASTERN CORNBELT - IL,IN,KY,MI,WI.
  NORTHEASTERN STATES - CT,DE,MA,MD,ME,NH,NJ,NY,OH,PA,RI,WV,VA,VT.
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Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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