Kansas Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT157
St Joseph, MO    Mon Jan 1, 2018     USDA Market News

KANSAS WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 12/31/2017

Friday saw trading moderate on light demand. For the week live cash trades were
3.00 higher at 123.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 14,505   Week ago: 13,614   Year ago: 17,273
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 708      Week ago: 441      Year ago: 187

                             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       484   64.1  1,300-1,540  1,439  122.00-123.00  122.91
 65 - 80% Choice     4,167   63.5  1,120-1,555  1,394  123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice     2,602   63.5  1,275-1,525  1,379  121.00-123.00  122.95
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    7,253   63.5  1,120-1,555  1,392  121.00-123.00  122.98
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       166   64.5    903-903      903  194.00-194.00  194.00
 65 - 80% Choice        96   63.7    883-886      884  195.00-195.00  195.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      262   64.2    883-903      896  194.00-195.00  194.37
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       496   63.2  1,260-1,350  1,305  122.00-123.00  122.83
 65 - 80% Choice     3,435   63.4  1,175-1,400  1,271  123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice       724   63.1  1,070-1,300  1,213  123.00-123.00  123.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    4,655   63.4  1,070-1,400  1,265  122.00-123.00  122.98
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        80   64.3    858-858      858  193.00-193.00  193.00
 65 - 80% Choice       160   63.7    828-828      828  195.00-195.00  195.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      240   63.9    828-858      838  193.00-195.00  194.33
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       363   63.5  1,175-1,380  1,298  122.00-123.00  122.27
 65 - 80% Choice       979   63.2  1,170-1,425  1,299  122.00-123.00  122.85
 35 - 65% Choice       675   62.9  1,170-1,400  1,265  122.00-123.00  122.83
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    2,017   63.1  1,170-1,425  1,287  122.00-123.00  122.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        23   64.2    818-818      819  195.00-195.00  195.00
 65 - 80% Choice        17   62.5    775-775      775  195.00-195.00  195.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       40   63.5    775-818      800  195.00-195.00  195.00
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           13,925   63.4  1,070-1,555  1,334  121.00-123.00  122.94

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED     542   64.0    775-903      863  193.00-195.00  194.40

 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        38   63.0    819-819      819  159.00-159.00  159.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       38   63.0    819-819      819  159.00-159.00  159.00
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: 
 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: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice       105   63.1  1,355-1,422  1,397  123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      105   63.1  1,355-1,422  1,397  123.00-123.00  123.00
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        66   63.5    936-936      937  197.25-197.25  197.25
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       66   63.5    936-936      937  197.25-197.25  197.25
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: 
  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        35   62.4  1,466-1,466  1,466  123.00-123.00  123.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       35   62.4  1,466-1,466  1,466  123.00-123.00  123.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        76   62.4    812-858      836  187.00-193.00  190.16
 35 - 65% Choice       257   62.1    765-870      827  196.00-196.50  196.19
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      333   62.2    765-870      829  187.00-196.50  194.82
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              140   62.9  1,355-1,466  1,414  123.00-123.00  123.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED     399   62.4    765-936      847  187.00-197.25  195.22

 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        64   58.0    800-800      800  138.00-142.00  139.94
 35 - 65% Choice       105   60.5    847-847      847  166.00-166.00  166.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      169   59.6    800-847      829  138.00-166.00  156.13
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: 
 No Reportable Trade.


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED         Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                 7,253         1,391.50           $122.98
Live     Heifer                4,655         1,265.30           $122.98
Dressed  Steer                   262           896.10           $194.37
Dressed  Heifer                  240           838.20           $194.33

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK      Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                 5,821         1,387.00           $120.02
Live     Heifer                4,935         1,253.20           $120.00
Dressed  Steer                   188           912.00           $190.00
Dressed  Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR      Head Count     Avg Weight         Avg Price
Live     Steer                 8,969         1,408.00           $117.89
Live     Heifer                5,503         1,248.30           $117.97
Dressed  Steer                    75           912.00           $190.00
Dressed  Heifer


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                              Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                      Head       Price
67         121.00-121.49              80         193.00-193.49
0          121.50-121.99              0          193.50-193.99
649        122.00-122.49              166        194.00-194.49
0          122.50-122.99              0          194.50-194.99
13,209     123.00-123.49              296        195.00-195.49


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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