5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Thu Oct 11, 11:11AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Oct 11, 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: Wednesday, 10/10/2018

Head Count:     20,530   Week Ago:    1,175   Last Year:       192
Week to Date:   22,182   Week Ago:    6,766   Last Year:     2,345

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,796   1,450-1,625   107.00-111.00   1,516    109.75
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      4,796   1,450-1,625   107.00-111.00   1,516    109.75
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         415   1,200-1,400   109.00-109.00   1,340    109.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        415   1,200-1,400   109.00-109.00   1,340    109.00

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,289     819-1,002   173.00-174.00     966    173.81
 65 - 80% Choice       1,201     917-977     173.00-174.00     950    173.49
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      9,490     819-1,002   173.00-174.00     964    173.77
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       3,321     760-896     172.00-174.00     851    173.61
 65 - 80% Choice         392     717-884     173.00-174.00     846    173.40
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      3,713     717-896     172.00-174.00     850    173.59

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               5,071          1,515         109.78
Live    Heifer                415          1,340         109.00
Dressed Steer               9,974            963         173.78
Dressed Heifer              3,713            850         173.59

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               4,099          1,475         111.60
Live    Heifer                986          1,312         111.11
Dressed Steer                 262            939         174.00
Dressed Heifer                 14            793         174.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                  72          1,441         110.00
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer
Dressed Heifer


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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