5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Sep 9, 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, 9/8/2019

Confirmed:  71,441       Week Ago:  57,145         Year Ago:  110,708

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     11,366     1,225-1,550     98.00-107.00   1,467     102.53
65 - 80% Choice      3,305     1,265-1,500    100.00-103.00   1,409     100.17
35 - 65% Choice      2,320     1,250-1,510    100.00-100.00   1,387     100.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    16,991     1,225-1,550     98.00-107.00   1,445     101.73
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        806     1,400-1,500    104.00-107.00   1,436     106.63
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       806     1,400-1,500    104.00-107.00   1,436     106.63
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     18,287       806-992      160.00-170.00     936     166.02
65 - 80% Choice      5,791       734-973      160.00-168.00     888     165.22
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    24,078       734-992      160.00-170.00     924     165.83
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        303       928-992      159.00-165.00     957     161.38
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       303       928-992      159.00-165.00     957     161.38

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      5,924     1,175-1,415     98.00-107.00   1,313     100.80
65 - 80% Choice      3,363     1,145-1,440    100.00-103.00   1,276     100.38
35 - 65% Choice        743     1,150-1,250    100.00-100.00   1,210     100.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    10,030     1,145-1,440     98.00-107.00   1,293     100.60
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        761     1,200-1,350    100.00-107.00   1,266     105.56
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       761     1,200-1,350    100.00-107.00   1,266     105.56
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      5,297       768-960      163.00-169.00     839     166.29
65 - 80% Choice      2,578       713-875      160.00-168.00     791     164.81
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     7,875       713-960      160.00-169.00     823     165.80
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        243       819-848      165.00-165.00     839     165.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       243       819-848      165.00-165.00     839     165.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      3,449     1,225-1,450    100.00-107.00   1,345     104.31
65 - 80% Choice      2,023     1,150-1,450    100.00-100.00   1,315     100.00
35 - 65% Choice        896     1,170-1,400    100.00-103.00   1,299     101.05
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     6,368     1,150-1,450    100.00-107.00   1,329     102.48
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        490     1,275-1,425    100.00-107.00   1,333     104.88
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       490     1,275-1,425    100.00-107.00   1,333     104.88
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,583       781-908      160.00-172.00     854     166.95
65 - 80% Choice        893       772-868      160.00-168.00     842     165.81
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,476       772-908      160.00-172.00     851     166.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            33,389     1,145-1,550     98.00-107.00   1,377     101.53

LIVE DELIVERED       2,057     1,200-1,500    100.00-107.00   1,349     105.82

DRESSED DELIVERED   35,429       713-992      160.00-172.00     895     165.90

DRESSED FOB            546       819-992      159.00-165.00     904     162.99

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          16,991          1,445         101.73
Live FOB Heifer         10,030          1,293         100.60
Dressed Del Steer       24,078            924         165.83
Dressed Del Heifer       7,875            823         165.80

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          17,382          1,422         105.59
Live FOB Heifer          9,089          1,293         104.59
Dressed Del Steer       14,591            915         171.52
Dressed Del Heifer       5,107            805         171.45

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          42,895          1,457         107.67
Live FOB Heifer         19,612          1,288         107.76
Dressed Del Steer       21,806            938         170.25
Dressed Del Heifer       7,860            840         170.12


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
670        98.00-98.49                  1,685      160.00-160.49
0          98.50-98.99                  0          160.50-160.99
1,891      99.00-99.49                  737        161.00-161.49
0          99.50-99.99                  0          161.50-161.99
18,154     100.00-100.49                1,288      162.00-162.49
0          100.50-100.99                0          162.50-162.99
713        101.00-101.49                2,022      163.00-163.49
0          101.50-101.99                0          163.50-163.99
1,841      102.00-102.49                940        164.00-164.49
40         102.50-102.99                0          164.50-164.99
2,726      103.00-103.49                6,909      165.00-165.49
0          103.50-103.99                0          165.50-165.99
421        104.00-104.49                2,698      166.00-166.49
0          104.50-104.99                0          166.50-166.99
3,421      105.00-105.49                12,194     167.00-167.49
440        105.50-105.99                0          167.50-167.99
967        106.00-106.49                4,696      168.00-168.49
0          106.50-106.99                0          168.50-168.99
2,105      107.00-107.49                400        169.00-169.49
                                        0          169.50-169.99
                                        1,763      170.00-170.49
                                        0          170.50-170.99
                                        57         171.00-171.49
                                        0          171.50-171.99
                                        40         172.00-172.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
135       100.00-100.49                 66        159.00-159.49
0         100.50-100.99                 0         159.50-159.99
0         101.00-101.49                 140       160.00-160.49
0         101.50-101.99                 0         160.50-160.99
0         102.00-102.49                 0         161.00-161.49
0         102.50-102.99                 0         161.50-161.99
34        103.00-103.49                 0         162.00-162.49
0         103.50-103.99                 0         162.50-162.99
288       104.00-104.49                 0         163.00-163.49
0         104.50-104.99                 0         163.50-163.99
201       105.00-105.49                 0         164.00-164.49
0         105.50-105.99                 0         164.50-164.99
82        106.00-106.49                 340       165.00-165.49
0         106.50-106.99
1,317     107.00-107.49


**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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