National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - AM
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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 Afternoon, 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:   16,619    103,453      14,390       99,843      10,149       80,040
Live:       2,456      9,092       3,762       11,770       3,294       14,070
Total:     19,075    112,545      18,152      111,613      13,443       94,110

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:      793      7,479       1,158        7,610         880        7,181
Live:           0          0          81          115           0           44
Total:        793      7,479       1,239        7,725         880        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   4,857     63.3    759-1,066    913  200.11-238.40     210.91
65 - 80% Choice   1,735     63.7    756-943      864  198.21-206.00     202.66
35 - 65% Choice   1,151     63.4    841-979      868  196.24-204.98     200.75
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   5,239     63.4    743-1,023    836  199.33-234.22     205.70
65 - 80% Choice     602     63.1    684-825      765  199.89-205.00     202.01
35 - 65% Choice     283     63.1    756-808      767  190.18-199.17     197.20
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     905     63.5    737-914      831  197.75-231.33     209.41
65 - 80% Choice      51     63.9    747-747      747  199.11-199.11     199.11
35 - 65% Choice     363     64.4    790-920      843  194.38-200.41     199.31
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                 15,186     63.4    684-1,066    862  190.18-238.40     206.39
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice      98     61.7    645-645      645  169.80-169.80     169.80
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     272     59.6    750-863      809  170.00-200.79     196.49
65 - 80% Choice     711     61.7    650-902      841  163.60-195.78     186.63
35 - 65% Choice     352     60.1    794-855      809  188.44-194.78     189.93
 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     240     62.2  1,194-1,281   1,235 126.00-127.00     126.17
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     382     63.2  1,262-1,480   1,369 129.00-143.13     135.36
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     154     63.5  1,148-1,446   1,337 126.00-142.95     137.70
65 - 80% Choice      74     61.1  1,196-1,196   1,196 127.00-127.00     127.00
35 - 65% Choice     527     63.4  1,230-1,337   1,244 126.00-127.00     126.64
 0 - 35% Choice      46     62.3  1,107-1,107   1,107 124.23-124.23     124.23
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  2,352     63.2  1,107-1,524   1,345 124.23-143.13     128.85
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                        -                    -
 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      38     60.2    856-856      856  200.58-200.58     200.58
65 - 80% Choice      30     58.0    723-723      723  178.16-178.16     178.16
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      71     62.9    747-849      793  209.59-209.94     209.75
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     225     61.8    750-1,010    831  179.71-207.87     199.03
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                    364     61.5    723-1,010    817  178.16-209.94     199.56
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     257     58.0    800-934      867  146.44-157.10     153.77
65 - 80% Choice      79     57.0    711-881      777  143.92-152.72     146.04
35 - 65% Choice      34     59.7    839-839      839  148.44-148.44     148.44
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  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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