5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Dec 6, 2017     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: Tuesday, 12/5/2017

Head Count:      3,576   Week Ago:       92   Last Year:       674
Week to Date:    4,376   Week Ago:       92   Last Year:     1,798

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         429   1,435-1,525   115.00-123.00   1,473    120.08
 65 - 80% Choice          72   1,385-1,385   117.00-117.00   1,385    117.00
 35 - 65% Choice         149   1,400-1,400   117.00-117.00   1,400    117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        650   1,385-1,525   115.00-123.00   1,446    119.03
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,176   1,200-1,430   117.50-122.00   1,326    118.08
 65 - 80% Choice       1,333   1,175-1,300   116.00-118.00   1,215    117.72
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,509   1,175-1,430   116.00-122.00   1,267    117.89

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         110     886-953     189.00-189.00     909    189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        110     886-953     189.00-189.00     909    189.00
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 890          1,461         120.10
Live    Heifer              2,509          1,267         117.89
Dressed Steer                 110            909         189.00
Dressed Heifer

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

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 655          1,449         109.99
Live    Heifer                652          1,195         112.00
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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