5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 11:12AM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Dec 6, 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, 12/5/2018

Head Count:      1,420   Week Ago:    4,682   Last Year:    41,745
Week to Date:    3,387   Week Ago:   11,831   Last Year:    46,121

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice         252   1,350-1,350   118.00-118.00   1,350    118.00
 35 - 65% Choice         219   1,300-1,300   117.50-118.00   1,300    117.82
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        471   1,300-1,350   117.50-118.00   1,327    117.92
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                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice          37     929-929     182.00-182.00     929    182.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades         37     929-929     182.00-182.00     929    182.00
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice          60     813-813     185.00-185.00     813    185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades         60     813-813     185.00-185.00     813    185.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 827          1,400         117.06
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer                 967            965         182.85
Dressed Heifer                170            832         183.71

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               4,040          1,503         115.66
Live    Heifer              1,829          1,345         115.31
Dressed Steer               2,217            941         184.08
Dressed Heifer                252            805         180.58

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              18,060          1,504         117.76
Live    Heifer              6,773          1,306         117.68
Dressed Steer               6,904            943         187.19
Dressed Heifer              4,992            865         187.19


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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