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

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

On Tuesday negotiated cash trade and demand was moderate in the Southern Plains. 
Compared to last week in the Southern Plains live purchases traded 1.00 higher at 
127.00. Trade was light to moderate on moderate demand in Nebraska. 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. Trade was light on moderate demand on Tuesday in Colorado 
and the Western Cornbelt. Not enough purchases in those regions for an adequate 
market test. In Colorado last week, live purchases traded from 127.00-128.00. In the 
Western Cornbelt for the previous week, live purchases traded mostly from 126.00-
128.00 with dressed purchases 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:      39,139            Week ago:    9,372          Year ago:    4,387
Week to Date:   39,751            Week ago:    9,700          Year ago:    5,272

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,677            Week ago:    1,586          Year ago:    1,595
Week to Date:    3,850            Week ago:    3,150          Year ago:    2,945


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    4,777     62.4   1,275-1,550  1,466.3  125.00-129.00  127.37
 65 - 80% Choice    5,992     63.0   1,200-1,566  1,360.7  126.00-128.00  127.21
 35 - 65% Choice    4,653     63.4   1,225-1,400  1,307.7  126.00-128.00  126.89
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  15,422     62.9   1,200-1,566  1,377.4  125.00-129.00  127.16
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      845     63.0     850-1,040    929.4  202.00-205.00  204.04
 65 - 80% Choice      263     63.0     823-900      864.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,108     63.0     823-1,040    913.9  202.00-205.00  204.03
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    2,898     62.8   1,225-1,450  1,327.8  126.00-128.00  127.27
 65 - 80% Choice    3,961     62.7   1,100-1,475  1,260.9  126.00-128.00  127.12
 35 - 65% Choice    1,775     62.9   1,100-1,280  1,185.3  127.00-128.00  127.15
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   8,634     62.8   1,100-1,475  1,267.8  126.00-128.00  127.18
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      914     63.2     730-878      786.8  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice      124     63.1     701-771      746.5  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,038     63.2     701-878      782.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    2,065     62.6   1,255-1,525  1,396.7  126.00-128.50  126.98
 65 - 80% Choice    6,202     62.9   1,175-1,450  1,302.6  126.00-128.00  126.85
 35 - 65% Choice    2,214     62.9   1,170-1,375  1,297.8  126.00-127.00  126.96
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  10,481     62.8   1,170-1,525  1,320.1  126.00-128.50  126.90
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      210     62.8     775-841      809.1  204.00-205.00  204.26
 65 - 80% Choice      177     62.8     771-897      855.5  201.00-205.00  203.94
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     387     62.8     771-897      830.4  201.00-205.00  204.11
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  34,537     62.9   1,100-1,566  1,332.6  125.00-129.00  127.09
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,533     63.0     701-1,040    847.1  201.00-205.00  204.03
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      123     60.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   91.50-91.50    91.50
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     123     60.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   91.50-91.50    91.50
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       35     60.0     780-780      780.0  168.00-168.00  168.00
 65 - 80% Choice       75     59.5     803-833      818.0  168.00-185.00  176.39
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     110     59.7     780-833      805.9  168.00-185.00  173.72
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice       50     61.2   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  123.00-123.00  123.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      50     61.2   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  123.00-123.00  123.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 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      291     62.8     850-987      927.9  204.00-204.50  204.23
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     291     62.8     850-987      927.9  204.00-204.50  204.23
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       39     63.0     765-765      765.5  204.50-204.50  204.50
 65 - 80% Choice      101     61.9     787-896      843.8  203.00-204.00  203.49
 35 - 65% Choice       70     60.0     870-870      870.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     210     61.5     765-896      838.0  203.00-204.50  203.85
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      669     62.1     775-901      821.3  200.00-206.50  204.29
 65 - 80% Choice      457     62.8     819-850      833.2  203.00-204.50  203.86
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,126     62.4     775-901      826.1  200.00-206.50  204.12
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,627     62.3     765-987      845.9  200.00-206.50  204.10
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      575     59.9     775-826      781.4  152.00-168.00  154.96
 65 - 80% Choice      177     60.1     789-825      809.5  147.00-178.00  160.72
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     752     60.0     775-826      788.0  147.00-178.00  156.32
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

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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