5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Apr 13, 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: Thursday, 4/12/2018

Head Count:      9,134   Week Ago:    3,283   Last Year:    92,240
Week to Date:   30,080   Week Ago:   54,847   Last Year:    95,568

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,052   1,400-1,600   118.00-122.00   1,454    119.44
 65 - 80% Choice       1,010   1,300-1,350   116.00-118.00   1,332    116.34
 35 - 65% Choice       1,242   1,175-1,410   117.00-118.00   1,308    117.55
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      4,304   1,175-1,600   116.00-122.00   1,383    118.17
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         919   1,200-1,570   116.00-121.00   1,358    119.41
 65 - 80% Choice       1,383   1,170-1,220   115.50-117.00   1,200    116.00
 35 - 65% Choice         605   1,125-1,250   117.00-118.00   1,166    117.44
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,907   1,125-1,570   115.50-121.00   1,243    117.38

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         107     914-944     190.00-192.00     933    190.73
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        107     914-944     190.00-192.00     933    190.73
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice          42     844-844     189.00-189.00     844    189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades         42     844-844     189.00-189.00     844    189.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              11,480          1,344         117.47
Live    Heifer              8,860          1,227         117.30
Dressed Steer                 455            893         187.62
Dressed Heifer                263            799         186.55

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              20,513          1,358         116.33
Live    Heifer             11,021          1,230         117.36
Dressed Steer               8,172            894         187.65
Dressed Heifer              4,356            807         187.09

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              28,572          1,361         128.12
Live    Heifer             19,822          1,245         127.82
Dressed Steer              14,801            891         205.34
Dressed Heifer              7,169            802         204.71


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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