5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Fri Jan 12, 11:04AM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Jan 12, 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: Thursday, 1/11/2018

Head Count:      5,539   Week Ago:      420   Last Year:     2,469
Week to Date:   86,030   Week Ago:    1,112   Last Year:     8,680

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         805   1,400-1,550   120.00-121.00   1,489    120.19
 65 - 80% Choice         108   1,450-1,450   120.00-120.00   1,450    120.00
 35 - 65% Choice         479   1,500-1,500   120.00-120.00   1,500    120.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,392   1,400-1,550   120.00-121.00   1,490    120.11
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         932   1,275-1,400   118.00-123.25   1,319    121.30
 65 - 80% Choice         114   1,135-1,135   119.00-119.00   1,135    119.00
 35 - 65% Choice          52   1,285-1,285   119.00-119.00   1,285    119.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,098   1,135-1,400   118.00-123.25   1,298    120.95

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,012     872-961     190.00-193.00     921    190.56
 65 - 80% Choice         215     859-899     190.00-191.00     870    190.74
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,227     859-961     190.00-193.00     912    190.59
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         315     788-886     191.00-193.00     819    192.57
 65 - 80% Choice         155     832-832     191.00-191.00     832    191.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        470     788-886     191.00-193.00     824    192.05

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              35,798          1,445         120.07
Live    Heifer             18,175          1,296         119.94
Dressed Steer              10,386            930         191.92
Dressed Heifer              5,346            855         191.99

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 231          1,487         122.65
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer                 239            928         194.34
Dressed Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               2,172          1,498         118.44
Live    Heifer              4,317          1,368         118.41
Dressed Steer
Dressed Heifer                 40            826         186.00


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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