5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
USDA - Mon Jul 17, 10:52AM CDT
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Jul 17, 2017    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, 7/16/2017

Confirmed:  98,995       Week Ago:  84,299         Year Ago:  82,792

                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice     24,850     1,200-1,550    117.00-121.50   1,432     119.19
65 - 80% Choice     16,850     1,200-1,500    117.75-120.50   1,378     119.89
35 - 65% Choice      3,371     1,200-1,450    118.00-120.50   1,337     119.98
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    45,071     1,200-1,550    117.00-121.50   1,404     119.51
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      9,778     1,080-1,435    115.00-120.00   1,260     119.66
65 - 80% Choice      6,000     1,120-1,350    118.00-121.00   1,229     119.98
35 - 65% Choice      1,107     1,185-1,400    118.00-120.00   1,235     119.88
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    16,885     1,080-1,435    115.00-121.00   1,248     119.79

                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      6,806       772-964      188.00-195.50     902     189.98
65 - 80% Choice      5,141       738-950      188.00-191.00     912     190.16
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    11,947       738-964      188.00-195.50     907     190.06
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      2,452       740-886      187.00-190.00     799     189.47
65 - 80% Choice      2,845       677-950      188.00-191.00     861     190.14
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,297       677-950      187.00-191.00     832     189.83

                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      2,609     1,325-1,550    117.00-122.00   1,440     120.84
65 - 80% Choice        339     1,300-1,400    122.00-122.00   1,369     122.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,948     1,300-1,550    117.00-122.00   1,432     120.97
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice        834     1,225-1,350    120.00-122.00   1,308     121.61
65 - 80% Choice      1,276     1,300-1,350    120.50-122.00   1,308     121.93
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,110     1,225-1,350    120.00-122.00   1,308     121.80

                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice        149       866-869      190.00-190.00     867     190.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       149       866-869      190.00-190.00     867     190.00
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          45,071          1,404         119.51
Live FOB Heifer         16,885          1,248         119.79
Dressed Del Steer       11,947            907         190.06
Dressed Del Heifer       5,297            832         189.83

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          40,160          1,397         117.58
Live FOB Heifer         16,966          1,256         117.64
Dressed Del Steer       10,656            903         188.18
Dressed Del Heifer       2,552            850         188.67

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          21,171          1,396         117.01
Live FOB Heifer         14,785          1,265         116.99
Dressed Del Steer       19,980            905         187.17
Dressed Del Heifer       7,904            831         187.10


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
159        115.00-115.49                40         186.00-186.49
0          115.50-115.99                0          186.50-186.99
0          116.00-116.49                85         187.00-187.49
0          116.50-116.99                0          187.50-187.99
728        117.00-117.49                663        188.00-188.49
600        117.50-117.99                0          188.50-188.99
10,660     118.00-118.49                1,128      189.00-189.49
384        118.50-118.99                0          189.50-189.99
2,340      119.00-119.49                15,831     190.00-190.49
867        119.50-119.99                0          190.50-190.99
55,554     120.00-120.49                1,544      191.00-191.49
1,048      120.50-120.99                0          191.50-191.99
545        121.00-121.49                0          192.00-192.49
146        121.50-121.99                0          192.50-192.99
                                        0          193.00-193.49
                                        0          193.50-193.99
                                        0          194.00-194.49
                                        0          194.50-194.99
                                        0          195.00-195.49
                                        70         195.50-195.99

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
149       117.00-117.49                 149       190.00-190.49
0         117.50-117.99
0         118.00-118.49
0         118.50-118.99
249       119.00-119.49
0         119.50-119.99
1,329     120.00-120.49
60        120.50-120.99
80        121.00-121.49
0         121.50-121.99
3,500     122.00-122.49


**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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