5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Wed Dec 05, 10:57AM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Dec 5, 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, 12/4/2018

Head Count:      1,377   Week Ago:    4,534   Last Year:     3,576
Week to Date:    1,967   Week Ago:    7,149   Last Year:     4,376

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         138   1,450-1,575   116.00-116.00   1,510    116.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        138   1,450-1,575   116.00-116.00   1,510    116.00
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         660     913-992     182.00-183.00     967    182.95
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        660     913-992     182.00-183.00     967    182.95
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         110     819-857     183.00-183.00     843    183.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        110     819-857     183.00-183.00     843    183.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 356          1,497         115.93
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer                 930            967         182.89
Dressed Heifer                110            843         183.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               3,234          1,518         115.63
Live    Heifer                708          1,355         114.61
Dressed Steer                 475            945         184.14
Dressed Heifer                177            793         180.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 890          1,461         120.10
Live    Heifer              2,509          1,267         117.89
Dressed Steer                 110            909         189.00
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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