5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Aug 19, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
For: Week Ending Sunday, 8/18/2019

Confirmed:  44,912       Week Ago:  60,797         Year Ago:  101,210

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      9,878     1,285-1,550    105.00-111.00   1,424     107.42
65 - 80% Choice      4,410     1,250-1,500    105.00-107.00   1,378     105.42
35 - 65% Choice      1,080     1,200-1,400    105.00-105.00   1,316     105.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    15,368     1,200-1,550    105.00-111.00   1,403     106.68
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        485     1,400-1,425    108.65-111.00   1,402     108.82
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       485     1,400-1,425    108.65-111.00   1,402     108.82
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,233       806-1,008    169.00-178.00     927     171.31
65 - 80% Choice      3,477       758-961      165.00-172.00     877     170.73
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,710       758-1,008    165.00-178.00     897     170.95
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        733       835-929      170.00-173.00     906     170.53
65 - 80% Choice         41       837-837      165.00-165.00     837     165.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       774       835-929      165.00-173.00     903     170.24

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      4,916     1,175-1,415    105.00-110.00   1,280     106.74
65 - 80% Choice      6,321     1,125-1,400    103.00-107.00   1,235     105.04
35 - 65% Choice      1,007     1,114-1,285    105.00-105.00   1,194     105.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    12,244     1,114-1,415    103.00-110.00   1,250     105.72
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice         85     1,200-1,250    107.00-110.50   1,224     108.85
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades        85     1,200-1,250    107.00-110.50   1,224     108.85
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,171       736-893      170.00-174.00     814     170.88
65 - 80% Choice      1,331       730-806      165.00-172.00     767     168.94
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,502       730-893      165.00-174.00     796     170.14
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        290       800-832      171.00-171.00     809     171.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       290       800-832      171.00-171.00     809     171.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      1,642     1,245-1,440    105.00-110.00   1,332     105.77
65 - 80% Choice      2,942     1,200-1,425    105.00-107.00   1,329     105.18
35 - 65% Choice        425     1,150-1,320    105.00-105.00   1,243     105.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,009     1,150-1,440    105.00-110.00   1,323     105.36
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice         24     1,175-1,325    109.00-110.00   1,244     109.46
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades        24     1,175-1,325    109.00-110.00   1,244     109.46
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        799       752-886      170.00-178.00     821     172.44
65 - 80% Choice        244       812-907      170.00-172.00     875     171.67
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,043       752-907      170.00-178.00     833     172.26
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        184       848-864      170.00-170.00     858     170.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       184       848-864      170.00-170.00     858     170.00

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            32,621     1,114-1,550    103.00-111.00   1,333     106.12

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

DRESSED DELIVERED   10,255       730-1,008    165.00-178.00     856     170.81

DRESSED FOB          1,248       800-929      165.00-173.00     874     170.38

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          15,368          1,403         106.68
Live FOB Heifer         12,244          1,250         105.72
Dressed Del Steer        5,710            897         170.95
Dressed Del Heifer       3,502            796         170.14

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          20,633          1,402         112.37
Live FOB Heifer          7,918          1,257         111.43
Dressed Del Steer       15,237            913         182.23
Dressed Del Heifer       4,451            809         180.96

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          47,791          1,443         109.91
Live FOB Heifer         15,491          1,293         109.99
Dressed Del Steer       14,225            923         173.10
Dressed Del Heifer       5,247            831         173.10


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
166        103.00-103.49                1,018      165.00-165.49
0          103.50-103.99                0          165.50-165.99
69         104.00-104.49                0          166.00-166.49
0          104.50-104.99                0          166.50-166.99
17,966     105.00-105.49                0          167.00-167.49
100        105.50-105.99                0          167.50-167.99
3,180      106.00-106.49                0          168.00-168.49
1,033      106.50-106.99                0          168.50-168.99
6,333      107.00-107.49                40         169.00-169.49
0          107.50-107.99                0          169.50-169.99
40         108.00-108.49                3,382      170.00-170.49
0          108.50-108.99                0          170.50-170.99
185        109.00-109.49                38         171.00-171.49
0          109.50-109.99                0          171.50-171.99
2,807      110.00-110.49                5,170      172.00-172.49
0          110.50-110.99                0          172.50-172.99
742        111.00-111.49                72         173.00-173.49
                                        0          173.50-173.99
                                        329        174.00-174.49
                                        0          174.50-174.99
                                        40         175.00-175.49
                                        0          175.50-175.99
                                        0          176.00-176.49
                                        0          176.50-176.99
                                        0          177.00-177.49
                                        0          177.50-177.99
                                        166        178.00-178.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
40        107.00-107.49                 41        165.00-165.49
0         107.50-107.99                 0         165.50-165.99
0         108.00-108.49                 0         166.00-166.49
450       108.50-108.99                 0         166.50-166.99
13        109.00-109.49                 0         167.00-167.49
0         109.50-109.99                 0         167.50-167.99
11        110.00-110.49                 0         168.00-168.49
45        110.50-110.99                 0         168.50-168.99
35        111.00-111.49                 0         169.00-169.49
                                        0         169.50-169.99
                                        747       170.00-170.49
                                        0         170.50-170.99
                                        349       171.00-171.49
                                        0         171.50-171.99
                                        0         172.00-172.49
                                        0         172.50-172.99
                                        111       173.00-173.49


**Note: "Confirmed" head count at the top includes beef type steers, heifers,
mixed steer/heifer lots, dairybreds and mixed steer/heifer/cow lots. The
weighted average prices and associated head counts include beef type steer and
heifer lots only. The price distribution includes beef type steer lots, heifer
lots and mixed steer/heifer lots.

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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