5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Aug 10, 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: Thursday, 8/9/2018

Head Count:     54,837   Week Ago:    3,159   Last Year:     7,202
Week to Date:   67,195   Week Ago:   12,493   Last Year:   110,934

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice      23,383   1,275-1,550   109.00-113.00   1,459    110.90
 65 - 80% Choice       1,035   1,350-1,480   110.00-111.00   1,418    110.21
 35 - 65% Choice         406   1,275-1,350   111.00-111.00   1,328    111.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     24,824   1,275-1,550   109.00-113.00   1,455    110.87
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       3,060   1,150-1,435   110.00-112.00   1,309    110.92
 65 - 80% Choice         689   1,200-1,310   110.00-111.00   1,240    110.73
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      3,749   1,150-1,435   110.00-112.00   1,296    110.89

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,738     821-997     174.00-178.00     931    175.40
 65 - 80% Choice       5,022     853-968     175.00-178.00     918    175.27
 35 - 65% Choice         260     914-923     175.00-175.00     920    175.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     14,020     821-997     174.00-178.00     926    175.35
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,154     752-874     174.00-176.00     820    175.33
 65 - 80% Choice       1,344     718-863     174.00-176.00     809    174.82
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      5,498     718-874     174.00-176.00     817    175.20

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              30,517          1,445         111.11
Live    Heifer              4,920          1,300         110.88
Dressed Steer              16,835            928         175.89
Dressed Heifer              6,944            820         175.90

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               4,573          1,416         110.07
Live    Heifer              1,208          1,243         109.74
Dressed Steer               2,135            912         175.43
Dressed Heifer              1,028            802         175.21

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              44,908          1,415         115.17
Live    Heifer             18,423          1,270         114.84
Dressed Steer              20,098            897         183.89
Dressed Heifer              8,339            815         183.85


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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