5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: Tuesday, 3/13/2018

Head Count:     37,271   Week Ago:    9,092   Last Year:     3,763
Week to Date:   37,663   Week Ago:    9,308   Last Year:     4,083

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,046   1,350-1,550   127.00-128.00   1,482    127.57
 65 - 80% Choice       5,992   1,200-1,566   126.00-128.00   1,361    127.21
 35 - 65% Choice       4,653   1,225-1,400   126.00-128.00   1,308    126.89
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     14,691   1,200-1,566   126.00-128.00   1,377    127.21
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,829   1,225-1,450   126.00-128.00   1,329    127.26
 65 - 80% Choice       3,961   1,100-1,475   126.00-128.00   1,261    127.12
 35 - 65% Choice       1,775   1,100-1,280   127.00-128.00   1,185    127.15
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      8,565   1,100-1,475   126.00-128.00   1,268    127.18

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         625     850-1,040   202.00-205.00     926    203.94
 65 - 80% Choice         223     859-900     204.00-204.00     871    204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        848     850-1,040   202.00-205.00     912    203.96
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         914     730-879     204.00-204.00     787    204.00
 65 - 80% Choice          80     772-772     204.00-204.00     772    204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        994     730-879     204.00-204.00     786    204.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              14,825          1,378         127.22
Live    Heifer              8,565          1,268         127.18
Dressed Steer                 848            912         203.96
Dressed Heifer                994            786         204.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               3,905          1,380         126.23
Live    Heifer              2,812          1,254         126.00
Dressed Steer
Dressed Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 805          1,351         124.71
Live    Heifer                603          1,255         124.28
Dressed Steer               1,221            909         201.15
Dressed Heifer                445            950         198.85


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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