Kansas Monthly Weighted Average Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Jan 3, 2018     USDA Market News

KANSAS MONTHLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: December 2017

Confirmed:   67,120         Last Month:   105,807        Last Year:   77,791

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,468      1,300-1,600     1,454 117.00-123.00  118.88
 65 - 80% Choice      20,731      1,120-1,565     1,405 116.00-123.00  119.74
 35 - 65% Choice       7,394      1,185-1,525     1,373 115.00-123.00  119.87
  0 - 35% Choice          30      1,280-1,280     1,280 120.00-120.00  120.00
 Total all grades     32,623      1,120-1,600     1,405 115.00-123.00  119.65
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,876      1,225-1,450     1,302 117.00-123.00  120.45
 65 - 80% Choice      15,109      1,080-1,400     1,255 116.00-123.00  119.53
 35 - 65% Choice       3,306      1,070-1,375     1,235 117.00-123.00  119.52
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades     21,291      1,070-1,450     1,259 116.00-123.00  119.65

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         476        903-1,024      982  190.00-194.00  191.39
 65 - 80% Choice         284        884-945        903  190.00-195.00  191.69
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        760        884-1,024      952  190.00-195.00  191.51
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         160        805-858        832  187.00-193.00  190.00
 65 - 80% Choice         160        828-828        828  195.00-195.00  195.00
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades        320        805-858        830  187.00-195.00  192.50

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               32,623       1,404.50       $119.65
 Live    Heifer              21,291       1,258.50       $119.65
 Dressed Steer                  760         952.20       $191.51
 Dressed Heifer                 320         830.00       $192.50

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               53,726       1,407.00       $121.38
 Live    Heifer              30,297       1,260.40       $121.89
 Dressed Steer                  314         916.50       $192.91
 Dressed Heifer                  21         647.70       $192.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR     Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer               38,262       1,411.30       $114.22
 Live    Heifer              25,859       1,258.20       $114.15
 Dressed Steer                  234         934.80       $176.41
 Dressed Heifer

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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