National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Sep 13, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Wednesday, 09/12/2018

Wednesday negotiated cash trading was at a standstill in the Southern Plains and 
Colorado. In Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt trading was inactive on very light 
demand. Not enough trades for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains and 
Colorado live cash trades moved at 108.00. For the prior week in Nebraska live cash 
trades moved mostly from 107.00-108.00 and dressed cash trades moved at 170.00. For 
the previous week in the Western Cornbelt live cash trades moved from 107.00-108.50 
and dressed cash trades moved mostly at 170.00.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:       1,515            Week ago:    3,838          Year ago:    1,308
Week to Date:    5,493            Week ago:    4,188          Year ago:    4,837

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,030            Week ago:    4,769          Year ago:      580
Week to Date:    6,893            Week ago:    5,467          Year ago:    3,339


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      509     63.7   1,240-1,525  1,454.8  103.50-108.00  107.34
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     509     63.7   1,240-1,525  1,454.8  103.50-108.00  107.34
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       87     62.9     846-930      896.0  171.00-172.00  171.17
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      87     62.9     846-930      896.0  171.00-172.00  171.17
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       40     63.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  107.00-107.00  107.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      40     63.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  107.00-107.00  107.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      144     63.3     756-825      780.2  170.00-171.00  170.10
 65 - 80% Choice       42     63.2     917-917      917.1  168.00-168.00  168.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     186     63.3     756-917      811.1  168.00-171.00  169.63
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      487     63.5   1,225-1,400  1,279.1  105.50-107.00  106.29
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     487     63.5   1,225-1,400  1,279.1  105.50-107.00  106.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       52     63.2     816-850      842.2  169.00-170.00  169.77
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      52     63.2     816-850      842.2  169.00-170.00  169.77
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   1,036     63.6   1,225-1,525  1,364.3  103.50-108.00  106.84
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     325     63.2     756-930      838.8  168.00-172.00  170.06
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       63     59.8   1,318-1,500  1,416.2   83.00-86.00    84.62
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      63     59.8   1,318-1,500  1,416.2   83.00-86.00    84.62
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      440     63.9     819-1,008    934.4  170.00-172.00  170.18
 65 - 80% Choice       22     62.0     775-775      775.0  165.00-165.00  165.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       36     62.3     795-808      801.2  171.00-171.00  171.00
 Total all grades     498     63.7     775-1,008    917.7  165.00-172.00  170.01
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      247     63.8     700-832      819.3  167.00-172.00  170.18
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       52     60.0   1,020-1,020  1,020.0  165.00-165.00  165.00
 Total all grades     299     63.2     700-1,020    854.2  165.00-172.00  169.28
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      993     63.0     621-883      814.0  167.00-173.00  169.56
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     993     63.0     621-883      814.0  167.00-173.00  169.56
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,790     63.2     621-1,020    849.5  165.00-173.00  169.64
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      185     60.0     819-876      841.1  143.00-147.00  144.91
 65 - 80% Choice       14     58.0     800-800      800.0  143.00-143.00  143.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     199     59.9     800-876      838.2  143.00-147.00  144.78
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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