5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 15, 2019    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: Friday, 4/12/2019

Head Count:     34,984   Week Ago:   32,230   Last Year:    50,476
Week to Date:   68,097   Week Ago:   69,406   Last Year:    80,556

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,507   1,300-1,585   126.00-130.00   1,468    127.98
 65 - 80% Choice       2,029   1,335-1,525   126.00-128.00   1,439    127.19
 35 - 65% Choice          99   1,400-1,400   127.00-127.00   1,400    127.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     10,635   1,300-1,585   126.00-130.00   1,462    127.82
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,178   1,160-1,500   126.00-130.00   1,327    127.55
 65 - 80% Choice         475   1,175-1,400   127.00-127.50   1,287    127.05
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      4,653   1,160-1,500   126.00-130.00   1,323    127.50

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       6,311     793-982     204.00-206.00     906    204.93
 65 - 80% Choice       1,475     822-977     205.00-206.00     896    205.15
 35 - 65% Choice         120     839-839     202.00-202.00     839    202.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      7,906     793-982     202.00-206.00     903    204.93
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       3,170     750-903     204.00-206.00     815    205.01
 65 - 80% Choice         372     777-898     205.00-205.00     858    205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      3,542     750-903     204.00-206.00     820    205.01

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              22,584          1,406         126.19
Live    Heifer             13,557          1,274         125.24
Dressed Steer               8,517            902         204.91
Dressed Heifer              4,615            816         204.85

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              24,389          1,409         125.30
Live    Heifer             15,250          1,293         125.01
Dressed Steer               9,890            920         204.41
Dressed Heifer              2,883            829         204.84

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              29,145          1,392         119.49
Live    Heifer             19,197          1,264         119.07
Dressed Steer               8,310            899         189.97
Dressed Heifer              3,074            806         189.71


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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