National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - AM
LM_CT113
St Joseph, MO    Wed Mar 14, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Morning
Primarily trade from previous afternoon

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:      28,795            Week ago:    5,877          Year ago:    2,178
Week to Date:   39,751            Week ago:    9,700          Year ago:    5,272

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,732            Week ago:    1,083          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    4,119     62.4   1,275-1,550  1,481.0  125.00-129.00  127.57
 65 - 80% Choice    4,574     62.9   1,250-1,566  1,368.8  126.00-128.00  127.40
 35 - 65% Choice    2,836     63.6   1,225-1,400  1,302.6  126.00-128.00  126.98
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  11,529     62.9   1,225-1,566  1,392.6  125.00-129.00  127.36
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      652     62.8     850-1,040    932.9  202.00-205.00  204.16
 65 - 80% Choice      155     63.3     823-900      867.3  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     807     62.9     823-1,040    920.3  202.00-205.00  204.13
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,860     62.4   1,225-1,450  1,335.0  127.00-128.00  127.68
 65 - 80% Choice    2,694     62.7   1,100-1,475  1,279.9  126.00-128.00  127.25
 35 - 65% Choice    1,642     62.9   1,100-1,280  1,183.1  127.00-128.00  127.16
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   6,196     62.7   1,100-1,475  1,270.8  126.00-128.00  127.36
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      844     63.2     730-878      784.1  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     968     63.2     701-878      779.3  204.00-204.00  204.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,292     62.9   1,255-1,525  1,423.0  126.00-128.50  127.57
 65 - 80% Choice    4,135     62.9   1,175-1,450  1,312.5  126.00-128.00  127.08
 35 - 65% Choice    2,067     62.8   1,170-1,360  1,295.0  126.00-127.00  126.96
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   7,494     62.9   1,170-1,525  1,326.7  126.00-128.50  127.13
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      170     62.8     775-841      806.8  204.00-205.00  204.32
 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     347     62.8     771-897      831.7  201.00-205.00  204.13
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  25,219     62.8   1,100-1,566  1,343.1  125.00-129.00  127.29
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,122     63.0     701-1,040    841.5  201.00-205.00  204.07
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       38     59.5     803-803      803.3  168.00-168.00  168.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      38     59.5     803-803      803.3  168.00-168.00  168.00
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       49     63.0     787-787      787.5  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      88     63.0     765-787      777.8  204.00-204.50  204.22
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      509     62.1     775-901      822.3  200.00-206.50  204.15
 65 - 80% Choice      293     62.7     823-850      841.1  203.00-204.50  204.05
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     802     62.3     775-901      829.2  200.00-206.50  204.11
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,181     62.5     765-987      849.7  200.00-206.50  204.15
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      368     59.9     775-826      780.1  153.00-160.00  154.69
 65 - 80% Choice      137     60.1     789-825      805.0  147.00-178.00  164.44
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     505     60.0     775-826      786.9  147.00-178.00  157.33
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NATIONAL - All States

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