Kansas Monthly Weighted Average Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 5, 2018     USDA Market News

KANSAS MONTHLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for:  January 2018

Confirmed:   85,950         Last Month:   67,120         Last Year:   71,064

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,259      1,200-1,640     1,466 119.00-127.00  123.59
 65 - 80% Choice      24,956      1,250-1,555     1,391 119.00-127.00  123.47
 35 - 65% Choice       5,547      1,160-1,575     1,350 119.00-127.00  123.16
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades     34,762      1,160-1,640     1,394 119.00-127.00  123.43
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,391      1,120-1,450     1,310 119.00-127.00  123.68
 65 - 80% Choice      18,331      1,075-1,425     1,234 118.00-127.00  123.37
 35 - 65% Choice       1,870      1,100-1,375     1,235 119.00-127.00  123.44
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades     28,592      1,075-1,450     1,256 118.00-127.00  123.47

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         814        866-1,051      968  191.00-199.00  196.25
 65 - 80% Choice         707        779-906        871  192.00-200.00  195.51
 35 - 65% Choice         340        853-875        864  191.00-200.00  196.36
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades      1,861        779-1,051      912  191.00-200.00  195.99
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice          78        839-851        845  195.00-195.00  195.00
 65 - 80% Choice          78        810-833        821  192.00-200.00  195.90
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        156        810-851        833  192.00-200.00  195.45

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               34,762       1,393.70       $123.43
 Live    Heifer              28,592       1,256.30       $123.47
 Dressed Steer                1,861         912.00       $195.99
 Dressed Heifer                 156         833.00       $195.45

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               32,623       1,404.50       $119.65
 Live    Heifer              21,291       1,258.50       $119.65
 Dressed Steer                  760         952.20       $191.51
 Dressed Heifer                 320         830.00       $192.50

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR     Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               29,879       1,403.30       $120.37
 Live    Heifer              27,868       1,267.70       $120.56
 Dressed Steer                  983         948.40       $190.12
 Dressed Heifer                 200         806.40       $191.08

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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