National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Aug 19, 2019    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 8/18/2019

Trade was moderate on light to moderate demand on Wednesday in the Texas
Panhandle with limited trade on light demand on Thursday. For the week in the
Texas Panhandle live purchases traded 5.00 lower at 110.00.  Trade was moderate
on light to moderate demand on Wednesday in Kansas with limited trade on light
demand on Thursday and light trade on light to moderate demand on Friday. For
the week in Kansas, live purchases were 5.00 lower at 105.00. In Nebraska trade
was light on light to moderate demand on Thursday with light to moderate trade
and demand on Friday. For the week in Nebraska on a very light test, live
purchases traded 6.00-7.00 lower from 106.00-107.00 with dressed purchases 13
.00-15.00 lower from 165.00-172.00. Trade and demand was light in the Western
Cornbelt on Wednesday with limited trade on light demand on Thursday with light
to moderate trade and demand on Friday. For the week in the Western Cornbelt on
a light test, live purchases trade 5.00-6.50 lower from mostly from 106.50-110
.00, with a few up to 111.00. Dressed purchases traded 9.00-10.00 lower from

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 53,750    Week ago: 74,006     Year ago: 113,760

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 49,428        Week ago: 49,303
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 4,322         Week ago: 24,703

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 9,983           Week ago: 14,635     Year ago: 17,390

                                    DOMESTIC
                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES
             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       10,988   63.4  1,285-1,550  1,423  105.00-111.00  107.24
 65 - 80% Choice        6,210   62.8  1,250-1,500  1,388  105.00-107.00  105.45
 35 - 65% Choice        1,080   63.2  1,200-1,400  1,316  105.00-105.00  105.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      18,278   63.2  1,200-1,550  1,405  105.00-111.00  106.50
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          485   61.2  1,400-1,425  1,402  108.65-111.00  108.82
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         485   61.2  1,400-1,425  1,402  108.65-111.00  108.82
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,875   62.9    806-1,008    906  169.00-183.00  171.87
 65 - 80% Choice        3,661   63.5    758-961      877  165.00-172.00  170.69
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       7,536   63.2    758-1,008    892  165.00-183.00  171.29
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice        1,048   63.5    835-929      906  170.00-173.00  170.37
 65 - 80% Choice           41   62.0    837-837      837  165.00-165.00  165.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,089   63.4    835-929      903  165.00-173.00  170.17

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        6,075   63.2  1,175-1,415  1,293  105.00-110.00  106.60
 65 - 80% Choice        6,829   63.3  1,125-1,400  1,238  103.00-107.00  105.11
 35 - 65% Choice        1,087   63.5  1,114-1,285  1,195  105.00-105.00  105.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      13,991   63.2  1,114-1,415  1,259  103.00-110.00  105.75
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           85   63.1  1,200-1,250  1,224  107.00-110.50  108.85
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          85   63.1  1,200-1,250  1,224  107.00-110.50  108.85
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,741   63.3    736-892      812  170.00-178.00  171.58
 65 - 80% Choice        1,609   63.2    730-837      774  165.00-172.00  169.12
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       4,350   63.3    730-892      798  165.00-178.00  170.67
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          290   64.0    800-832      809  171.00-171.00  171.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         290   64.0    800-832      809  171.00-171.00  171.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        1,751   63.4  1,245-1,535  1,334  105.00-110.00  105.86
 65 - 80% Choice        2,942   62.8  1,200-1,425  1,329  105.00-107.00  105.18
 35 - 65% Choice          425   63.0  1,150-1,320  1,243  105.00-105.00  105.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       5,118   63.0  1,150-1,535  1,324  105.00-110.00  105.39
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           24   63.4  1,175-1,325  1,244  109.00-110.00  109.46
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          24   63.4  1,175-1,325  1,244  109.00-110.00  109.46
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,242   62.8    752-896      835  170.00-183.00  173.07
 65 - 80% Choice          244   63.3    812-906      875  170.00-172.00  171.67
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,486   62.9    752-906      842  170.00-183.00  172.84
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          257   63.6    832-864      854  170.00-173.00  170.41
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         257   63.6    832-864      854  170.00-173.00  170.41

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              37,387   63.2  1,114-1,550  1,339  103.00-111.00  106.07

 LIVE DELIVERED           594   61.6  1,175-1,425  1,370  107.00-111.00  108.85

 DRESSED DELIVERED     13,372   63.2    730-1,008    856  165.00-183.00  171.26

 DRESSED FOB            1,636   63.5    800-929      879  165.00-173.00  170.36

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          332   59.2  1,347-1,600  1,511   89.00-95.00    91.73
 65 - 80% Choice           79   60.5  1,350-1,350  1,350   85.00-85.00    85.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         411   59.5  1,347-1,600  1,480   85.00-95.00    90.43
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           60   59.4  1,261-1,405  1,373   84.00-93.00    90.77
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          60   59.4  1,261-1,405  1,373   84.00-93.00    90.77
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          250   58.8    826-840      838  140.00-153.00  150.92
 65 - 80% Choice           40   59.0    781-781      782  135.00-135.00  135.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         290   58.9    781-840      830  135.00-153.00  148.72
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151
                                 Formula Reports

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          133   62.5  1,530-1,530  1,530  105.00-105.00  105.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         133   62.5  1,530-1,530  1,530  105.00-105.00  105.00
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          175   63.8  1,350-1,450  1,441  112.00-114.00  113.83
 65 - 80% Choice           80   63.0  1,250-1,250  1,250  109.00-109.00  109.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         255   63.6  1,250-1,450  1,381  109.00-114.00  112.31
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          971   62.8    750-910      866  167.00-184.00  174.03
 65 - 80% Choice          834   64.0    693-942      870  170.00-175.00  171.75
 35 - 65% Choice          630   63.8    768-872      820  167.00-173.00  172.14
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,435   63.5    693-942      856  167.00-184.00  172.76
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           38   61.5    845-845      846  168.00-168.00  168.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice          174   62.8    879-879      879  172.00-172.00  172.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         212   62.6    845-879      873  168.00-172.00  171.28

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
  No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          913   63.2    752-850      787  169.75-178.00  173.22
 65 - 80% Choice          187   63.6    771-850      795  169.75-182.00  172.58
 35 - 65% Choice          451   64.5    677-677      677  173.00-173.00  173.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,551   63.6    677-850      756  169.75-182.00  173.08
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           81   61.0  1,210-1,250  1,231  101.00-112.00  106.70
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          81   61.0  1,210-1,250  1,231  101.00-112.00  106.70
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,931   63.0    768-926      827  170.00-180.00  173.19
 65 - 80% Choice          447   62.4    797-883      843  172.00-180.00  176.99
 35 - 65% Choice          116   63.5    733-821      788  171.75-175.00  172.23
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,494   62.9    733-926      828  170.00-180.00  173.83
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           32   60.0    870-870      870  175.00-175.00  175.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          32   60.0    870-870      870  175.00-175.00  175.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 133   62.5  1,530-1,530  1,530  105.00-105.00  105.00

 LIVE DELIVERED           336   62.9  1,210-1,450  1,345  101.00-114.00  110.96

 DRESSED DELIVERED      6,480   63.3    677-942      821  167.00-184.00  173.25

 DRESSED FOB              244   62.2    845-879      873  168.00-175.00  171.77

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,473   59.5    679-892      858  153.00-159.00  155.27
 65 - 80% Choice          506   58.0    800-800      800  149.00-158.00  155.25
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           35   58.0    783-783      783  155.00-155.00  155.00
 Total all grades       2,014   59.1    679-892      842  149.00-159.00  155.26
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          353   59.0    803-934      884  152.00-158.00  154.25
 65 - 80% Choice          131   59.0    826-998      849  155.00-155.00  155.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         484   59.0    803-998      874  152.00-158.00  154.45

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice           42   62.6    761-761      761  179.00-179.00  179.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice          250   60.0    840-900      848  150.00-170.00  160.00
 Total all grades         292   60.4    761-900      836  150.00-179.00  162.73
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

                                IMPORTED - CANADA
                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES
             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

 IMPORTED NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and
                                    LM_CT152

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
  No Reportable Trade.

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               7,724   63.8  1,200-1,500  1,394  105.00-111.00  108.21
 LIVE DELIVERED           594   61.6  1,175-1,425  1,370  107.00-111.00  108.85
 DRESSED DELIVERED      4,695   63.3    736-1,008    856  169.00-178.00  171.44
 DRESSED FOB              531   63.8    848-928      896  170.00-170.00  170.00

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,320   63.0  1,285-1,400  1,364  105.00-106.00  105.70
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED      2,456   62.3    756-915      857  169.00-183.00  173.23
 DRESSED FOB              280   63.5    905-905      905  170.00-170.00  170.00

WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                  80   63.3  1,300-1,300  1,300  108.00-108.00  108.00
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED        263   63.1    855-896      878  170.00-176.00  172.05
 DRESSED FOB               73   64.0    832-896      863  170.00-170.00  170.00

NORTH EASTERN STATES: OH/PA/NY/WV/VA/CT/DE/ME/MA/MD/NH/NJ/RI/VT
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                  36   62.5  1,400-1,400  1,400  105.00-105.00  105.00
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED         20   62.0    837-837      837  175.00-175.00  175.00
 DRESSED FOB               35   61.0    854-854      854  173.00-173.00  173.00

FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.
Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

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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