National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Feb 08, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Wednesday, 02/07/2018

On Wednesday trading was at standstill in Kansas and the Northern Plains. In the 
Texas Panhandle and the Western Cornbelt trading was inactive on very light demand.
Not enough trades for a market trend. Last week in the Southern and Northern Plains 
live cash trades were at 126.00 and in Nebraska cash dressed trades were at 200.00. 
For the prior week in the Western Cornbelt live cash trades were from 125.00-126.00 
and dressed cash trades were at 200.00.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:         735            Week ago:   45,238          Year ago:   70,660
Week to Date:    1,800            Week ago:   85,691          Year ago:   71,722

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:         913            Week ago:    6,380          Year ago:    3,759
Week to Date:    3,834            Week ago:   11,374          Year ago:    6,775


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       70     64.0   1,325-1,350  1,337.5  125.50-127.00  126.25
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      70     64.0   1,325-1,350  1,337.5  125.50-127.00  126.25
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       35     63.5   1,325-1,325  1,325.0  126.50-126.50  126.50
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice      148     63.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  126.00-126.00  126.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     183     63.1   1,250-1,325  1,264.3  126.00-126.50  126.10
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       71     62.5     861-889      875.2  200.00-204.00  202.03
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      71     62.5     861-889      875.2  200.00-204.00  202.03
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     253     63.3   1,250-1,350  1,284.6  125.50-127.00  126.14
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades      71     62.5     861-889      875.2  200.00-204.00  202.03
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       69     59.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   85.50-88.50    87.02
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      69     59.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   85.50-88.50    87.02
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice      140     60.0     802-808      807.7  162.00-162.00  162.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     140     60.0     802-808      807.7  162.00-162.00  162.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       72     61.0     854-854      854.0  196.00-196.00  196.00
 65 - 80% Choice       76     62.0     892-950      934.7  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     148     61.5     854-950      895.4  196.00-200.00  198.05
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       11     64.0     768-768      768.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      11     64.0     768-768      768.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      285     62.6     722-857      792.7  194.00-204.00  198.51
 65 - 80% Choice       84     63.0     803-803      803.2  201.00-201.00  201.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     369     62.7     722-857      795.1  194.00-204.00  199.07
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     528     62.4     722-950      822.7  194.00-204.00  198.81
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      296     60.0     775-775      775.0  149.00-152.00  150.25
 65 - 80% Choice       12     60.0     825-825      825.0  144.00-144.00  144.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     308     60.0     775-825      776.9  144.00-152.00  150.01
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       31     58.0     820-820      820.9  140.00-140.00  140.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      31     58.0     820-820      820.9  140.00-140.00  140.00

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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