Kansas Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT157
St Joseph, MO    Mon Mar 5, 2018     USDA Market News

KANSAS WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 3/4/2018

Trade and demand was moderate on Wednesday, with light trade on light to moderate 
demand on Thursday and Friday. For the week in Kansas, live purchases traded 2.00 
lower at 126.00. 

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 20,302   Week ago: 16,494   Year ago: 25,777
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 612      Week ago: 734      Year ago: 107

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

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       636   63.2  1,385-1,555  1,487  126.00-127.50  126.88
 65 - 80% Choice     4,961   63.1  1,180-1,460  1,357  126.00-126.50  126.05
 35 - 65% Choice     2,723   62.7  1,200-1,400  1,318  126.00-126.50  126.11
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    8,320   63.0  1,180-1,555  1,354  126.00-127.50  126.13
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        76   62.8    879-879      879  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice        38   64.2    889-889      889  204.00-204.00  204.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      114   63.3    879-889      883  204.00-204.00  204.00
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     2,400   63.5  1,150-1,411  1,305  126.00-126.50  126.04
 65 - 80% Choice     4,751   63.0  1,070-1,400  1,235  126.00-126.50  126.04
 35 - 65% Choice       810   62.7  1,165-1,400  1,250  126.00-126.50  126.05
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    7,961   63.1  1,070-1,411  1,258  126.00-126.50  126.04
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       469   63.2  1,250-1,400  1,313  126.00-126.50  126.19
 65 - 80% Choice     1,625   63.0  1,130-1,440  1,273  126.00-126.00  126.00
 35 - 65% Choice     1,365   62.8  1,100-1,400  1,266  126.00-126.50  126.03
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    3,459   63.0  1,100-1,440  1,276  126.00-126.50  126.04
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB           19,740   63.0  1,070-1,555  1,301  126.00-127.50  126.08

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED     114   63.3    879-889      883  204.00-204.00  204.00

 DRESSED FOB                            -                    -


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        96   59.8    767-810      801  165.00-165.00  165.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       96   59.8    767-810      801  165.00-165.00  165.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice       273   62.7  1,350-1,400  1,370  124.00-125.00  124.45
 35 - 65% Choice        79   63.0  1,300-1,300  1,300  125.00-125.00  125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      352   62.8  1,300-1,400  1,354  124.00-125.00  124.57
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151
                                 Formula Reports

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        56   62.3    862-862      863  202.00-202.00  202.00
 65 - 80% Choice        38   61.5    891-891      892  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice       329   61.8    864-930      893  203.00-205.00  204.51
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      423   61.9    862-930      889  202.00-205.00  204.22
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        13   63.0    787-787      787  206.00-206.00  206.00
 65 - 80% Choice        59   63.0    787-787      788  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice        46   62.5    896-896      897  202.00-202.00  202.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      118   62.8    787-896      830  200.00-206.00  201.44
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                               -                    -

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED     541   62.1    787-930      876  200.00-206.00  203.62

 DRESSED FOB                            -                    -


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        32   58.0    800-800      800  146.00-146.00  146.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       32   58.0    800-800      800  146.00-146.00  146.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice        39   59.6    774-774      774  205.00-205.00  205.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       39   59.6    774-774      774  205.00-205.00  205.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED         Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                 8,320         1,354.00           $126.13
Live     Heifer                7,961         1,257.50           $126.04
Dressed  Steer                   114           882.50           $204.00
Dressed  Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK      Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                 8,352         1,382.40           $127.93
Live     Heifer                3,919         1,266.60           $127.99
Dressed  Steer
Dressed  Heifer                   80           800.50           $204.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR      Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                11,369         1,362.50           $124.83
Live     Heifer                8,629         1,241.00           $124.72
Dressed  Steer                   417           883.80           $199.29
Dressed  Heifer


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                              Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                      Head       Price
17,425     126.00-126.49              114        204.00-204.49
1,943      126.50-126.99
0          127.00-127.49
372        127.50-127.99


FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.
Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

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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