5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Mar 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, 3/7/2018

Head Count:     15,190   Week Ago:   60,979   Last Year:    86,653
Week to Date:   24,498   Week Ago:   65,775   Last Year:    91,438

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,755   1,330-1,600   126.00-130.00   1,476    127.12
 65 - 80% Choice         590   1,245-1,421   126.00-126.00   1,341    126.00
 35 - 65% Choice         298   1,275-1,275   126.00-126.00   1,275    126.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,643   1,245-1,600   126.00-130.00   1,423    126.74
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         620   1,150-1,350   126.00-127.00   1,227    126.06
 65 - 80% Choice       1,195   1,150-1,265   126.00-126.00   1,214    126.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,815   1,150-1,350   126.00-127.00   1,219    126.02

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,472     843-984     203.00-204.00     930    203.64
 65 - 80% Choice       1,058     781-984     203.00-204.00     889    203.51
 35 - 65% Choice         270     855-855     203.00-203.00     855    203.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      3,800     781-984     203.00-204.00     913    203.56
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,443     781-896     204.00-204.00     836    204.00
 65 - 80% Choice         348     772-794     203.00-203.00     783    203.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,791     772-896     203.00-204.00     825    203.81

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               6,548          1,398         126.43
Live    Heifer              4,627          1,240         126.01
Dressed Steer               3,800            913         203.56
Dressed Heifer              1,791            825         203.81

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              25,484          1,414         126.82
Live    Heifer             16,234          1,297         126.47
Dressed Steer               7,333            917         204.34
Dressed Heifer              4,064            852         204.02

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              34,723          1,396         125.18
Live    Heifer             25,410          1,280         125.09
Dressed Steer               8,682            910         201.37
Dressed Heifer              5,873            832         201.57


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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