Nebraska Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Dec 2, 2019     USDA Market News

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 12/1/2019

On Wednesday trading and demand were moderate. For the week live cash trades
moved 2.50 to 3.00 higher from 118.00 to 120.00 and dressed cash trades
moved 3.00 higher at 187.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 25,395   Week ago: 32,011   Year ago: 41,264
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 966      Week ago: 2,085    Year ago: 1,727

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

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     3,551   62.9  1,375-1,565  1,477  118.00-120.00  118.94
 65 - 80% Choice     1,002   62.2  1,325-1,525  1,463  118.00-120.00  118.73
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    4,553   62.8  1,325-1,565  1,474  118.00-120.00  118.90
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       646   63.6  1,400-1,490  1,465  120.00-120.00  120.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      646   63.6  1,400-1,490  1,465  120.00-120.00  120.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     5,468   63.6    897-1,027    979  186.00-187.00  186.95
 65 - 80% Choice     2,372   63.5    899-1,011    964  186.00-187.00  186.90
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    7,840   63.6    897-1,027    975  186.00-187.00  186.93
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       408   63.5    953-1,000    977  186.00-187.00  186.50
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      408   63.5    953-1,000    977  186.00-187.00  186.50


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     3,064   62.6  1,250-1,500  1,378  118.00-120.00  118.85
 65 - 80% Choice       707   62.3  1,350-1,375  1,359  118.00-120.00  119.81
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    3,771   62.6  1,250-1,500  1,374  118.00-120.00  119.03
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     1,386   63.6  1,364-1,364  1,364  120.00-120.00  120.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,386   63.6  1,364-1,364  1,364  120.00-120.00  120.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     2,032   63.6    787-922      862  187.00-187.00  187.00
 65 - 80% Choice       877   64.1    818-853      834  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    2,909   63.7    787-922      853  187.00-187.00  187.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     1,971   62.7  1,280-1,550  1,402  117.00-120.00  118.79
 65 - 80% Choice       537   62.9  1,250-1,425  1,289  119.00-119.00  119.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    2,508   62.7  1,250-1,550  1,378  117.00-120.00  118.84
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       827   62.8    784-968      896  186.00-187.00  186.87
 65 - 80% Choice       418   63.3    857-904      882  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,245   63.0    784-968      891  186.00-187.00  186.91
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       105   63.5    889-889      889  184.00-184.00  184.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      105   63.5    889-889      889  184.00-184.00  184.00


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB           10,832   62.7  1,250-1,565  1,417  117.00-120.00  118.93

 LIVE DELIVERED      2,032   63.6  1,364-1,490  1,396  120.00-120.00  120.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED  11,994   63.5    784-1,027    937  186.00-187.00  186.95

 DRESSED FOB           513   63.5    889-1,000    959  184.00-187.00  185.99


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice        24   59.0    811-811      811  152.00-152.00  152.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       24   59.0    811-811      811  152.00-152.00  152.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151
                                 Formula Reports

Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice       251   63.0  1,550-1,550  1,550  120.00-120.00  120.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      251   63.0  1,550-1,550  1,550  120.00-120.00  120.00
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice       106   63.0    951-951      951  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      106   63.0    951-951      951  187.00-187.00  187.00
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       184   63.0  1,220-1,220  1,220  120.00-120.00  120.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      184   63.0  1,220-1,220  1,220  120.00-120.00  120.00
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        92   62.5    843-843      844  187.00-187.00  187.00
 65 - 80% Choice       257   61.2    853-877      871  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      349   61.6    843-877      864  187.00-187.00  187.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        76   62.0    868-868      868  187.00-187.00  187.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       76   62.0    868-868      868  187.00-187.00  187.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              435   63.0  1,220-1,550  1,410  120.00-120.00  120.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED     531   61.9    843-951      882  187.00-187.00  187.00

 DRESSED FOB                            -                    -


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED      Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer           4,553          1,473.90          $118.90
 Live      Heifer          3,771          1,374.30          $119.03
 Dressed   Steer           7,840            974.50          $186.93
 Dressed   Heifer          2,909            853.30          $187.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer           8,369          1,502.70          $116.05
 Live      Heifer          7,728          1,369.90          $116.31
 Dressed   Steer           7,193            975.40          $183.66
 Dressed   Heifer          2,363            856.90          $184.00

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer          16,835          1,505.00          $117.74
 Live      Heifer          6,540          1,368.60          $117.18
 Dressed   Steer           5,574            945.10          $183.61
 Dressed   Heifer          4,349            868.30          $183.63


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                             Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                     Head       Price
43         117.00-117.49             643        186.00-186.49
0          117.50-117.99             0          186.50-186.99
4,513      118.00-118.49             11,351     187.00-187.49
569        118.50-118.99
1,608      119.00-119.49
0          119.50-119.99
4,099      120.00-120.49


FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.
Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

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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