5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Nov 8, 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, 11/7/2018

Head Count:      3,774   Week Ago:    1,920   Last Year:    56,324
Week to Date:   10,184   Week Ago:    3,950   Last Year:    71,543

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         184   1,300-1,425   114.00-116.00   1,328    114.71
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        184   1,300-1,425   114.00-116.00   1,328    114.71

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,174     829-1,005   179.00-180.00     954    179.95
 65 - 80% Choice         418     908-928     180.00-180.00     916    180.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,592     829-1,005   179.00-180.00     944    179.96
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         775     793-925     179.00-180.00     855    179.63
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        775     793-925     179.00-180.00     855    179.63

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,395          1,516         113.08
Live    Heifer              1,362          1,344         113.47
Dressed Steer               2,764            960         179.58
Dressed Heifer              1,891            847         179.94

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,283          1,519         113.57
Live    Heifer                843          1,363         114.00
Dressed Steer                 424            898         180.00
Dressed Heifer                508            833         180.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              31,129          1,454         123.36
Live    Heifer             21,069          1,289         123.61
Dressed Steer               5,818            923         192.32
Dressed Heifer              2,192            844         192.19


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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