5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 12, 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: Friday, 2/9/2018

Head Count:     64,618   Week Ago:    2,178   Last Year:     1,027
Week to Date:   66,379   Week Ago:   77,217   Last Year:    82,387

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice      13,312   1,275-1,600   125.00-129.50   1,483    126.17
 65 - 80% Choice       8,274   1,275-1,565   125.00-126.75   1,442    126.20
 35 - 65% Choice       2,391   1,250-1,500   125.00-126.00   1,382    125.83
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     23,977   1,250-1,600   125.00-129.50   1,459    126.15
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice      10,488   1,225-1,450   125.00-128.00   1,355    125.99
 65 - 80% Choice       4,303   1,150-1,400   125.00-126.75   1,278    126.16
 35 - 65% Choice       1,023   1,175-1,375   125.00-126.75   1,263    126.16
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     15,814   1,150-1,450   125.00-128.00   1,328    126.05

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       6,468     806-1,035   196.00-203.00     929    200.43
 65 - 80% Choice       2,740     838-945     200.00-200.00     909    200.00
 35 - 65% Choice         316     848-882     200.00-200.00     874    200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      9,524     806-1,035   196.00-203.00     921    200.29
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,288     768-914     198.00-203.00     832    200.20
 65 - 80% Choice         456     819-918     199.00-200.00     887    199.93
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,744     768-918     198.00-203.00     841    200.15

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              24,131          1,459         126.15
Live    Heifer             16,286          1,329         126.03
Dressed Steer               9,620            922         200.30
Dressed Heifer              3,099            841         199.93

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              26,393          1,439         125.91
Live    Heifer             17,118          1,291         125.93
Dressed Steer              13,025            931         199.90
Dressed Heifer              7,945            846         199.96

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              32,942          1,415         119.75
Live    Heifer             23,968          1,313         119.17
Dressed Steer               5,530            911         190.05
Dressed Heifer              4,461            835         190.29


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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