5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
LM_CT150 **Correction to Negotiated transactions on this report**
St. Joseph, MO    Mon Oct 7, 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, 10/6/2019

Confirmed:  78,829       Week Ago:  73,845         Year Ago:  111,608

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     14,544     1,300-1,600    104.00-110.00   1,486     107.78
65 - 80% Choice      5,166     1,275-1,575    105.00-109.00   1,423     107.13
35 - 65% Choice      6,183     1,125-1,575    105.00-108.00   1,353     106.50
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    25,893     1,125-1,600    104.00-110.00   1,442     107.34
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        732     1,350-1,550    106.00-109.00   1,462     107.69
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       732     1,350-1,550    106.00-109.00   1,462     107.69
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     11,185       829-1,050    164.00-171.00     953     169.76
65 - 80% Choice      5,124       813-1,014    167.00-170.00     925     169.86
35 - 65% Choice        241       775-920      170.00-170.00     876     170.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    16,550       775-1,050    164.00-171.00     943     169.80
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice      1,370       877-984      162.00-170.00     952     166.72
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,370       877-984      162.00-170.00     952     166.72

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      8,749     1,200-1,450    105.00-109.25   1,343     108.23
65 - 80% Choice      4,808     1,180-1,425    105.00-109.00   1,297     107.45
35 - 65% Choice        791     1,100-1,325    106.00-107.00   1,216     106.62
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    14,348     1,100-1,450    105.00-109.25   1,321     107.88
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,098     1,250-1,335    106.00-109.00   1,319     108.68
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,098     1,250-1,335    106.00-109.00   1,319     108.68
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      5,321       760-921      166.00-171.00     834     169.82
65 - 80% Choice        494       698-838      170.00-170.00     789     170.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,815       698-921      166.00-171.00     830     169.83
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice      1,261       800-902      169.00-172.00     853     170.48
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,261       800-902      169.00-172.00     853     170.48

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      2,704     1,250-1,525    104.00-109.00   1,377     107.32
65 - 80% Choice      2,454     1,200-1,450    105.00-108.00   1,297     106.54
35 - 65% Choice      1,063     1,175-1,340    106.00-107.00   1,257     106.67
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     6,221     1,175-1,525    104.00-109.00   1,325     106.90
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        335     1,275-1,450    107.00-109.00   1,390     107.69
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       335     1,275-1,450    107.00-109.00   1,390     107.69
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      3,740       781-971      163.00-170.00     863     169.77
65 - 80% Choice        687       808-905      170.00-170.00     861     170.00
35 - 65% Choice         86       774-774      170.00-170.00     774     170.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     4,513       774-971      163.00-170.00     861     169.81
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        120       857-857      165.00-165.00     857     165.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       120       857-857      165.00-165.00     857     165.00

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            46,462     1,100-1,600    104.00-110.00   1,389     107.45

LIVE DELIVERED       2,165     1,250-1,550    106.00-109.00   1,378     108.19

DRESSED DELIVERED   26,878       698-1,050    163.00-171.00     905     169.81

DRESSED FOB          2,751       800-984      162.00-172.00     903     168.37

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          25,893          1,442         107.34
Live FOB Heifer         14,348          1,321         107.88
Dressed Del Steer       16,550            943         169.80
Dressed Del Heifer       5,815            830         169.83

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          25,087          1,453         104.93
Live FOB Heifer         14,530          1,291         104.62
Dressed Del Steer       16,452            941         165.29
Dressed Del Heifer       4,634            830         165.14

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          41,674          1,479         110.95
Live FOB Heifer         16,633          1,325         110.70
Dressed Del Steer       23,081            950         174.83
Dressed Del Heifer       9,064            849         174.79


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
78         104.00-104.49                12         163.00-163.49
0          104.50-104.99                0          163.50-163.99
1,684      105.00-105.49                316        164.00-164.49
0          105.50-105.99                0          164.50-164.99
5,309      106.00-106.49                173        165.00-165.49
120        106.50-106.99                0          165.50-165.99
19,026     107.00-107.49                303        166.00-166.49
2,820      107.50-107.99                0          166.50-166.99
6,396      108.00-108.49                180        167.00-167.49
744        108.50-108.99                0          167.50-167.99
9,925      109.00-109.49                323        168.00-168.49
0          109.50-109.99                0          168.50-168.99
360        110.00-110.49                165        169.00-169.49
                                        0          169.50-169.99
                                        25,166     170.00-170.49
                                        0          170.50-170.99
                                        240        171.00-171.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
114       106.00-106.49                 60        162.00-162.49
0         106.50-106.99                 0         162.50-162.99
498       107.00-107.49                 300       163.00-163.49
58        107.50-107.99                 0         163.50-163.99
216       108.00-108.49                 0         164.00-164.49
224       108.50-108.99                 0         164.50-164.99
1,055     109.00-109.49                 303       165.00-165.49
                                        0         165.50-165.99
                                        0         166.00-166.49
                                        0         166.50-166.99
                                        335       167.00-167.49
                                        0         167.50-167.99
                                        0         168.00-168.49
                                        0         168.50-168.99
                                        160       169.00-169.49
                                        444       169.50-169.99
                                        616       170.00-170.49
                                        0         170.50-170.99
                                        80        171.00-171.49
                                        0         171.50-171.99
                                        453       172.00-172.49


**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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