5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Jul 15, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
For: Week Ending Sunday, 7/14/2019

Confirmed:  86,953       Week Ago:  71,995         Year Ago:  50,357

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     15,430     1,225-1,550    111.00-117.00   1,418     114.23
65 - 80% Choice     12,807     1,185-1,550    111.00-115.00   1,360     112.63
35 - 65% Choice      1,415     1,190-1,475    106.00-112.00   1,282     110.85
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    29,652     1,185-1,550    106.00-117.00   1,387     113.37
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,523     1,350-1,450    115.00-117.25   1,382     116.62
65 - 80% Choice        117     1,400-1,400    115.50-115.50   1,400     115.50
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,640     1,350-1,450    115.00-117.25   1,383     116.54
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      9,753       806-990      180.00-188.00     904     182.73
65 - 80% Choice      3,307       808-928      181.00-185.00     867     183.27
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    13,060       806-990      180.00-188.00     895     182.87
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice      2,072       832-896      180.00-183.00     866     182.02
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,072       832-896      180.00-183.00     866     182.02

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      7,934     1,150-1,400    112.00-116.00   1,278     113.74
65 - 80% Choice      6,566     1,125-1,450    111.00-114.00   1,243     111.99
35 - 65% Choice      1,071     1,160-1,333    111.00-112.00   1,252     111.43
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    15,571     1,125-1,450    111.00-116.00   1,261     112.84
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        878     1,175-1,300    113.00-117.00   1,265     115.88
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       878     1,175-1,300    113.00-117.00   1,265     115.88
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      3,979       734-929      180.00-185.00     817     182.99
65 - 80% Choice      2,068       744-844      180.00-185.00     791     182.75
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     6,047       734-929      180.00-185.00     808     182.91
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        227       841-841      183.00-183.00     841     183.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       227       841-841      183.00-183.00     841     183.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      7,358     1,225-1,465    112.00-116.00   1,307     113.46
65 - 80% Choice      4,888     1,200-1,400    111.00-115.00   1,299     112.16
35 - 65% Choice        499     1,160-1,340    108.00-112.00   1,272     111.61
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    12,745     1,160-1,465    108.00-116.00   1,302     112.89
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        165     1,200-1,350    110.00-117.00   1,304     114.32
65 - 80% Choice        239     1,360-1,360    112.00-112.00   1,360     112.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       404     1,200-1,360    110.00-117.00   1,337     112.95
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      3,277       713-914      178.00-185.00     828     182.87
65 - 80% Choice        966       785-888      180.00-185.00     842     182.93
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     4,243       713-914      178.00-185.00     832     182.89
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice         40       794-794      180.00-180.00     794     180.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades        40       794-794      180.00-180.00     794     180.00

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            57,968     1,125-1,550    106.00-117.00   1,335     113.12

LIVE DELIVERED       2,922     1,175-1,450    110.00-117.25   1,341     115.84

DRESSED DELIVERED   23,350       713-990      178.00-188.00     861     182.88

DRESSED FOB          2,339       794-896      180.00-183.00     862     182.08

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          29,652          1,387         113.37
Live FOB Heifer         15,571          1,261         112.84
Dressed Del Steer       13,060            895         182.87
Dressed Del Heifer       6,047            808         182.91

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          29,389          1,390         111.24
Live FOB Heifer         14,902          1,251         110.82
Dressed Del Steer        6,970            873         180.09
Dressed Del Heifer       3,106            799         180.13

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          18,022          1,385         110.50
Live FOB Heifer         10,712          1,227         110.59
Dressed Del Steer        4,702            884         174.05
Dressed Del Heifer       2,592            801         174.76


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
98         106.00-106.49                76         178.00-178.49
0          106.50-106.99                0          178.50-178.99
0          107.00-107.49                0          179.00-179.49
0          107.50-107.99                0          179.50-179.99
49         108.00-108.49                1,152      180.00-180.49
0          108.50-108.99                0          180.50-180.99
0          109.00-109.49                1,087      181.00-181.49
0          109.50-109.99                0          181.50-181.99
0          110.00-110.49                8,928      182.00-182.49
0          110.50-110.99                0          182.50-182.99
4,834      111.00-111.49                6,313      183.00-183.49
0          111.50-111.99                0          183.50-183.99
24,963     112.00-112.49                212        184.00-184.49
190        112.50-112.99                0          184.50-184.99
742        113.00-113.49                5,316      185.00-185.49
2,188      113.50-113.99                0          185.50-185.99
8,412      114.00-114.49                0          186.00-186.49
3,027      114.50-114.99                0          186.50-186.99
11,890     115.00-115.49                0          187.00-187.49
0          115.50-115.99                0          187.50-187.99
1,195      116.00-116.49                266        188.00-188.49
180        116.50-116.99
200        117.00-117.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
20        110.00-110.49                 55        180.00-180.49
0         110.50-110.99                 0         180.50-180.99
0         111.00-111.49                 35        181.00-181.49
0         111.50-111.99                 0         181.50-181.99
239       112.00-112.49                 1,908     182.00-182.49
0         112.50-112.99                 0         182.50-182.99
41        113.00-113.49                 341       183.00-183.49
0         113.50-113.99
27        114.00-114.49
15        114.50-114.99
172       115.00-115.49
533       115.50-115.99
650       116.00-116.49
40        116.50-116.99
1,185     117.00-117.49


**Note: "Confirmed" head count at the top includes beef type steers, heifers,
mixed steer/heifer lots, dairybreds and mixed steer/heifer/cow lots. The
weighted average prices and associated head counts include beef type steer and
heifer lots only. The price distribution includes beef type steer lots, heifer
lots and mixed steer/heifer lots.

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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