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

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

Confirmed:   69,304         Last Month:   85,950         Last Year:   86,712

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       6,749      1,270-1,577     1,442 126.00-130.00  128.50
 65 - 80% Choice      15,995      1,180-1,522     1,363 126.00-130.00  127.62
 35 - 65% Choice       6,895      1,200-1,500     1,343 125.00-130.00  127.46
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades     29,639      1,180-1,577     1,376 125.00-130.00  127.78
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       6,280      1,135-1,435     1,287 126.00-130.00  127.99
 65 - 80% Choice      13,902      1,070-1,385     1,242 125.00-130.00  127.65
 35 - 65% Choice       1,596      1,165-1,400     1,258 125.00-130.00  127.09
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades     21,778      1,070-1,435     1,257 125.00-130.00  127.71

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         233      1,030-1,040     1,036 200.00-205.00  202.79
 65 - 80% Choice         183        879-926        902  204.00-205.00  204.58
 35 - 65% Choice         154        848-889        858  200.00-205.00  202.22
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        570        848-1,040      945  200.00-205.00  203.21
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                       -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice         112        801-895        828  199.00-204.00  202.57
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        112        801-895        828  199.00-204.00  202.57

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               29,639       1,376.30       $127.78
 Live    Heifer              21,778       1,256.50       $127.71
 Dressed Steer                  570         944.80       $203.21
 Dressed Heifer                 112         827.60       $202.57

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH    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 YEAR     Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               44,040       1,387.00       $121.23
 Live    Heifer              26,100       1,255.40       $121.41
 Dressed Steer                  343         901.00       $190.86
 Dressed Heifer                 118         860.20       $193.56

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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