5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Tue May 15, 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: Monday, 5/14/2018

Head Count:      9,756   Week Ago:    4,132   Last Year:
Week to Date:    9,756   Week Ago:    4,132   Last Year:

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       3,378   1,300-1,500   116.00-123.00   1,426    120.96
 65 - 80% Choice         395   1,350-1,437   116.00-118.00   1,391    117.06
 35 - 65% Choice         119   1,300-1,300   118.00-118.00   1,300    118.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      3,892   1,300-1,500   116.00-123.00   1,419    120.47
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         662   1,120-1,344   115.50-121.00   1,240    118.33
 65 - 80% Choice         403   1,100-1,200   112.00-118.00   1,169    115.57
 35 - 65% Choice         268   1,160-1,160   112.00-112.00   1,160    112.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,333   1,100-1,344   112.00-121.00   1,203    116.22

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         933     841-935     185.00-193.00     885    189.18
 65 - 80% Choice         420     844-864     187.00-187.00     862    187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,353     841-935     185.00-193.00     878    188.50
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         160     703-734     188.00-190.00     719    189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        160     703-734     188.00-190.00     719    189.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               3,892          1,419         120.47
Live    Heifer              1,333          1,203         116.22
Dressed Steer               1,353            878         188.50
Dressed Heifer                160            719         189.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,192          1,306         122.83
Live    Heifer                270          1,300         126.00
Dressed Steer               2,166            818         190.52
Dressed Heifer                 90            762         195.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer
Live    Heifer
Dressed Steer
Dressed Heifer


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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