5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Wed May 16, 10:57AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Wed May 16, 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: Tuesday, 5/15/2018

Head Count:     27,979   Week Ago:    2,924   Last Year:     2,356
Week to Date:   37,735   Week Ago:    7,056   Last Year:     2,356

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       5,874   1,300-1,425   115.00-122.00   1,400    115.66
 65 - 80% Choice       7,286   1,250-1,415   112.00-117.00   1,362    115.79
 35 - 65% Choice       1,357   1,225-1,375   116.00-116.00   1,301    116.00
  0 - 35% Choice         147   1,300-1,300   116.00-116.00   1,300    116.00
 Total all grades     14,664   1,225-1,425   112.00-122.00   1,371    115.76
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,456   1,175-1,325   114.00-117.00   1,242    115.78
 65 - 80% Choice       3,243   1,150-1,250   115.00-117.00   1,200    116.46
 35 - 65% Choice         936   1,125-1,280   116.00-117.00   1,180    116.23
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      5,635   1,125-1,325   114.00-117.00   1,207    116.25

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         999     830-960     184.00-192.00     883    188.75
 65 - 80% Choice         334     778-898     184.00-184.00     886    184.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,333     778-960     184.00-192.00     884    187.56
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         277     719-752     184.00-191.00     724    185.06
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        277     719-752     184.00-191.00     724    185.06

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              18,556          1,381         116.75
Live    Heifer              6,968          1,207         116.24
Dressed Steer               2,686            881         188.04
Dressed Heifer                437            722         186.50

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,954          1,335         121.82
Live    Heifer                550          1,276         123.38
Dressed Steer               2,829            822         190.26
Dressed Heifer                790            744         191.55

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer               2,316            899         213.58
Dressed Heifer                 40            803         215.00


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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