5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Thu Mar 14, 11:06AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Mar 14, 2019    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, 3/13/2019

Head Count:     45,025   Week Ago:      948   Last Year:    22,297
Week to Date:   58,453   Week Ago:    4,431   Last Year:    59,960

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice      11,427   1,250-1,560   125.00-128.50   1,451    126.88
 65 - 80% Choice       7,754   1,225-1,500   125.00-127.00   1,360    126.98
 35 - 65% Choice       2,094   1,130-1,400   126.00-127.00   1,245    126.79
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     21,275   1,130-1,560   125.00-128.50   1,397    126.91
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice      10,984   1,170-1,450   125.00-128.00   1,325    126.91
 65 - 80% Choice       4,210   1,060-1,270   126.00-127.00   1,193    126.90
 35 - 65% Choice         552   1,150-1,250   125.00-127.00   1,197    126.82
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     15,746   1,060-1,450   125.00-128.00   1,285    126.90

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         779     775-949     203.00-204.00     897    203.27
 65 - 80% Choice         415     859-976     203.00-206.00     935    204.95
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,194     775-976     203.00-206.00     910    203.85
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         240     772-841     203.00-204.00     806    203.40
 65 - 80% Choice         192     744-781     204.00-204.00     759    204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        432     744-841     203.00-204.00     785    203.66

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              23,972          1,408         126.98
Live    Heifer             17,166          1,292         126.88
Dressed Steer               5,904            912         204.12
Dressed Heifer              2,128            835         204.14

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 849          1,544         128.50
Live    Heifer                904          1,437         127.37
Dressed Steer               1,062            797         204.84
Dressed Heifer                625            793         204.49

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              21,362          1,406         127.78
Live    Heifer             11,940          1,280         127.54
Dressed Steer               5,591            929         206.04
Dressed Heifer              2,019            803         205.05


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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