5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Aug 12, 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, 8/11/2019

Confirmed:  60,797       Week Ago:  79,840         Year Ago:  92,824

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     15,555     1,265-1,575    108.00-117.00   1,414     113.00
65 - 80% Choice      4,147     1,225-1,475    108.00-113.00   1,378     110.48
35 - 65% Choice        931     1,160-1,400    110.00-111.00   1,304     110.12
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    20,633     1,160-1,575    108.00-117.00   1,402     112.37
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,737     1,350-1,475    112.50-117.00   1,439     116.09
65 - 80% Choice         15     1,225-1,225    111.00-111.00   1,225     111.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,752     1,225-1,475    111.00-117.00   1,438     116.05
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     12,323       806-992      178.00-185.00     919     182.77
65 - 80% Choice      2,378       744-930      180.00-185.00     901     180.38
35 - 65% Choice        536       781-860      175.00-179.00     834     178.03
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    15,237       744-992      175.00-185.00     913     182.23
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        725       896-968      180.00-183.00     954     182.61
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       725       896-968      180.00-183.00     954     182.61

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      4,739     1,175-1,450    108.00-116.50   1,273     112.09
65 - 80% Choice      2,838     1,150-1,350    108.00-113.50   1,235     110.31
35 - 65% Choice        341     1,200-1,250    110.00-113.00   1,222     111.65
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     7,918     1,150-1,450    108.00-116.50   1,257     111.43
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        459     1,200-1,300    115.50-116.50   1,240     115.90
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       459     1,200-1,300    115.50-116.50   1,240     115.90
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      3,479       725-882      178.00-185.00     812     181.23
65 - 80% Choice        972       774-810      180.00-180.00     798     180.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     4,451       725-882      178.00-185.00     809     180.96
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      2,565     1,250-1,450    110.00-115.00   1,329     112.37
65 - 80% Choice      2,907     1,150-1,500    109.00-113.00   1,291     111.13
35 - 65% Choice        260     1,185-1,320    110.00-110.00   1,247     110.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,732     1,150-1,500    109.00-115.00   1,306     111.63
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        173     1,235-1,425    113.00-116.50   1,314     114.94
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       173     1,235-1,425    113.00-116.50   1,314     114.94
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,093       740-924      178.00-185.00     825     180.63
65 - 80% Choice        711       819-892      180.00-185.00     845     182.48
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,804       740-924      178.00-185.00     830     181.10
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        186       800-914      181.00-182.00     888     181.77
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       186       800-914      181.00-182.00     888     181.77

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            34,283     1,150-1,575    108.00-117.00   1,352     112.03

LIVE DELIVERED       2,384     1,200-1,475    111.00-117.00   1,391     115.94

DRESSED DELIVERED   22,492       725-992      175.00-185.00     882     181.84

DRESSED FOB            911       800-968      180.00-183.00     941     182.44

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          20,633          1,402         112.37
Live FOB Heifer          7,918          1,257         111.43
Dressed Del Steer       15,237            913         182.23
Dressed Del Heifer       4,451            809         180.96

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          25,025          1,407         113.82
Live FOB Heifer         10,064          1,264         112.25
Dressed Del Steer       19,796            896         184.30
Dressed Del Heifer       5,276            788         183.16

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          41,082          1,439         110.98
Live FOB Heifer         11,485          1,271         110.70
Dressed Del Steer       18,599            926         175.73
Dressed Del Heifer       7,565            816         175.72


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
1,798      108.00-108.49                130        175.00-175.49
0          108.50-108.99                0          175.50-175.99
731        109.00-109.49                0          176.00-176.49
51         109.50-109.99                0          176.50-176.99
10,375     110.00-110.49                0          177.00-177.49
0          110.50-110.99                0          177.50-177.99
841        111.00-111.49                261        178.00-178.49
0          111.50-111.99                0          178.50-178.99
2,055      112.00-112.49                653        179.00-179.49
368        112.50-112.99                0          179.50-179.99
8,182      113.00-113.49                9,285      180.00-180.49
1,339      113.50-113.99                128        180.50-180.99
4,429      114.00-114.49                2,382      181.00-181.49
1,266      114.50-114.99                140        181.50-181.99
2,053      115.00-115.49                756        182.00-182.49
0          115.50-115.99                0          182.50-182.99
445        116.00-116.49                2,400      183.00-183.49
80         116.50-116.99                0          183.50-183.99
270        117.00-117.49                20         184.00-184.49
                                        0          184.50-184.99
                                        6,337      185.00-185.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
15        111.00-111.49                 71        180.00-180.49
0         111.50-111.99                 0         180.50-180.99
0         112.00-112.49                 78        181.00-181.49
40        112.50-112.99                 0         181.50-181.99
55        113.00-113.49                 144       182.00-182.49
0         113.50-113.99                 0         182.50-182.99
0         114.00-114.49                 618       183.00-183.49
0         114.50-114.99
234       115.00-115.49
275       115.50-115.99
605       116.00-116.49
1,094     116.50-116.99
66        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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