National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Mar 15, 2019    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Thursday, 03/14/2019

On Thursday, negotiated cash trade was light on light to moderate demand in
Nebraska with a few live purchases generally steady with Wednesday at 127.00.
In the Western Cornbelt, trade was light on light to moderate demand with
dressed purchases steady to 1.00 lower than Tuesday at 203.00-204.00 and the
bulk of live purchases for the week 1.00 lower from 126.00-128.00. Trade has
been mostly inactive on light demand in all other feeding regions. The latest
established market in the Southern Plains was Wednesday with live purchases at
127.00. In Nebraska on Wednesday, live purchases traded from 126.00-127.00,
bulk 127.00 with the latest established dressed market last week at 205.00. In
Colorado, live purchases traded at 127.00.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:       8,059            Week ago:   56,904          Year ago:   29,132
Week to Date:   71,510            Week ago:   62,734          Year ago:   93,973

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,358            Week ago:    8,792          Year ago:    3,137
Week to Date:   12,193            Week ago:   14,903          Year ago:   14,065


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,876     63.1   1,325-1,615  1,456.0  126.00-128.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice      670     62.7   1,350-1,400  1,376.7  127.00-127.00  127.00
 35 - 65% Choice      112     62.0   1,400-1,400  1,400.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,658     62.9   1,325-1,615  1,433.7  126.00-128.00  127.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      574     62.9     806-955      882.3  200.00-204.00  203.18
 65 - 80% Choice      464     61.4     847-861      859.1  203.00-204.00  203.86
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,038     62.2     806-955      871.9  200.00-204.00  203.48
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      355     63.2   1,225-1,350  1,302.5  126.00-128.50  127.22
 65 - 80% Choice      174     62.0   1,300-1,300  1,300.0  125.00-127.00  125.48
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     529     62.8   1,225-1,350  1,301.7  125.00-128.50  126.65
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      334     62.6     796-840      814.5  203.00-204.00  203.29
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     334     62.6     796-840      814.5  203.00-204.00  203.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      544     62.9   1,350-1,400  1,373.8  127.00-130.00  127.49
 65 - 80% Choice      659     62.3   1,250-1,350  1,299.6  127.00-127.00  127.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,203     62.6   1,250-1,400  1,333.2  127.00-130.00  127.22
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      351     62.4     744-889      845.1  203.00-204.00  203.72
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     351     62.4     744-889      845.1  203.00-204.00  203.72
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   4,390     62.8   1,225-1,615  1,390.2  125.00-130.00  127.02
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,723     62.3     744-955      855.3  200.00-204.00  203.49
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
No Reportable Trade.

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      406     62.7     830-959      937.7  204.00-205.00  204.18
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice       74     63.5     793-793      793.8  201.75-201.75  201.75
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     480     62.8     793-959      915.5  201.75-205.00  203.81
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       84     62.5     750-750      750.0  209.00-209.00  209.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      84     62.5     750-750      750.0  209.00-209.00  209.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      747     62.4     713-889      827.8  204.00-207.00  204.96
 65 - 80% Choice       45     63.0     834-834      834.7  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     792     62.4     713-889      828.2  204.00-207.00  204.96
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,356     62.6     713-959      854.3  201.75-209.00  204.80
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      807     59.7     798-885      847.8  158.00-163.00  161.32
 65 - 80% Choice       42     61.0     854-854      854.0  183.00-183.00  183.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       21     59.0     826-826      826.0  158.00-158.00  158.00
 Total all grades     870     59.7     798-885      847.6  158.00-183.00  162.28
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
No Reportable Trade.

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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