5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 11:16AM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Dec 7, 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, 12/6/2018

Head Count:      1,379   Week Ago:   11,682   Last Year:    33,475
Week to Date:    4,766   Week Ago:   23,513   Last Year:    79,596

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         461   1,500-1,575   115.00-116.00   1,549    115.35
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice          38   1,450-1,450   115.00-115.00   1,450    115.00
 Total all grades        499   1,450-1,575   115.00-116.00   1,541    115.32
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         189     882-913     183.00-183.00     892    183.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        189     882-913     183.00-183.00     892    183.00
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice         340     803-851     183.00-183.00     809    183.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        340     803-851     183.00-183.00     809    183.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,326          1,453         116.41
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer               1,156            953         182.88
Dressed Heifer                510            817         183.24

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               5,032          1,483         115.46
Live    Heifer              2,020          1,341         115.17
Dressed Steer               6,270            945         183.08
Dressed Heifer              3,881            866         183.06

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              31,555          1,461         117.47
Live    Heifer             15,937          1,265         117.32
Dressed Steer               9,952            939         187.03
Dressed Heifer              7,152            853         187.07


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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