5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Aug 9, 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, 8/8/2018

Head Count:      6,688   Week Ago:    2,320   Last Year:    71,635
Week to Date:   12,358   Week Ago:    9,334   Last Year:   103,732

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice       1,260   1,325-1,350   109.00-112.00   1,328    111.66
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,260   1,325-1,350   109.00-112.00   1,328    111.66
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice         496   1,250-1,325   112.00-112.00   1,288    112.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        496   1,250-1,325   112.00-112.00   1,288    112.00

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,292     914-992     179.00-179.00     938    179.00
 65 - 80% Choice         146     918-918     174.00-174.00     918    174.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,438     914-992     174.00-179.00     937    178.70
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         947     791-851     178.00-179.00     844    178.75
 65 - 80% Choice         499     791-813     178.00-179.00     809    178.17
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,446     791-851     178.00-179.00     832    178.55

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               5,693          1,402         112.16
Live    Heifer              1,171          1,311         110.85
Dressed Steer               2,815            935         178.59
Dressed Heifer              1,446            832         178.55

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               2,940          1,404         110.08
Live    Heifer                911          1,230         109.80
Dressed Steer               1,895            915         175.53
Dressed Heifer                936            805         175.25

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              42,339          1,415         115.21
Live    Heifer             16,620          1,266         115.02
Dressed Steer              19,239            897         183.99
Dressed Heifer              7,335            813         184.25


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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