Nebraska Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Tuesday, 03/13/2018

On Tuesday, trade was light to moderate on moderate demand. Early live purchases 
traded mostly 1.00 higher ranging from 126.00-128.00, bulk 128.00. Not enough dressed 
purchases for an adequate market test. Last week dressed purchases traded mostly at 
204.00. 

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:      12,731            Week ago:    4,049          Year ago:      931
Week to Date:   12,731            Week ago:    4,049          Year ago:      931

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:         537            Week ago:     none          Year ago:      250
Week to Date:      537            Week ago:     none          Year ago:      250


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    3,488     62.3   1,350-1,550  1,492.4  127.00-128.00  127.61
 65 - 80% Choice    1,917     62.7   1,275-1,500  1,370.5  127.00-128.00  127.88
 35 - 65% Choice      669     63.9   1,240-1,400  1,285.6  127.00-128.00  127.11
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   6,074     62.6   1,240-1,550  1,431.2  127.00-128.00  127.64
STEER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      413     62.8     872-960      924.9  203.00-205.00  204.16
 65 - 80% Choice      108     62.5     859-859      859.3  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     521     62.8     859-960      911.3  203.00-205.00  204.13
STEER - DRESSED - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,126     62.2   1,250-1,450  1,326.0  128.00-128.00  128.00
 65 - 80% Choice    1,067     61.6   1,125-1,375  1,312.3  128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice      264     62.7   1,100-1,100  1,100.0  128.00-128.00  128.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,457     62.0   1,100-1,450  1,295.8  128.00-128.00  128.00
HEIFER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      420     62.5   1,200-1,200  1,200.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     420     62.5   1,200-1,200  1,200.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      565     63.5     730-793      758.2  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     565     63.5     730-793      758.2  204.00-204.00  204.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      790     62.1   1,350-1,375  1,353.2  126.00-128.00  126.26
 65 - 80% Choice    1,849     62.5   1,175-1,450  1,359.4  126.00-128.00  126.95
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,639     62.4   1,175-1,450  1,357.6  126.00-128.00  126.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       15     62.0     775-775      775.0  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice       40     63.0     897-897      897.8  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      55     62.7     775-897      864.3  204.00-205.00  204.27
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  11,170     62.4   1,100-1,550  1,384.0  126.00-128.00  127.51
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,141     63.1     730-960      833.2  203.00-205.00  204.07
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
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       35     63.0     945-945      945.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      35     63.0     945-945      945.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       15     63.0     803-803      803.3  206.00-206.00  206.00
 65 - 80% Choice      260     63.0     819-850      840.5  203.00-204.50  204.04
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     275     63.0     803-850      838.4  203.00-206.00  204.15
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     310     63.0     803-945      850.5  203.00-206.00  204.13
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      227     62.5     840-840      840.1  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     227     62.5     840-840      840.1  205.00-205.00  205.00

NEBRASKA - NE

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED            Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                   6,074        1,431.20          127.64
 Live    Heifer                  2,457        1,295.80          128.00
 Dressed Steer                     521          911.30          204.13
 Dressed Heifer                    565          758.20          204.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                     944        1,419.50          126.00
 Live    Heifer                  1,770        1,260.30          126.00
 Dressed Steer
 Dressed Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer
 Live    Heifer
 Dressed Steer                     931          895.80          199.95
 Dressed Heifer

DAILY PRICE DISTRIBUTION
Live  FOB                          Dressed       Delivered
Head         Price                 Head          Price
     1664    126.00-126.49             73        203.00-203.49
        0    126.50-126.99              0        203.50-203.99
     2190    127.00-127.49            913        204.00-204.49
        0    127.50-127.99              0        204.50-204.99
     7316    128.00-128.49            155        205.00-205.49



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