National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Dec 02, 2019    USDA Market News

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

On Wednesday in Kansas and Nebraska trading and demand were moderate. In Kansas
for the week live cash trades moved 2.00 to 3.00 higher from 118.00 to 119.00,
with the bulk at 118.00. In Nebraska 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. For Wednesday in the Western Cornbelt trading was slow on light to
moderate demand. For the week live cash trades moved 1.00 to 2.00 higher from
117.00 to 118.00 and dressed cash trades moved 3.00 higher at 187.00, with
light test on both live and dressed trades.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 72,422    Week ago: 106,232    Year ago: 121,420

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 53,925        Week ago: 78,656
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 18,497        Week ago: 27,576

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 6,768           Week ago: 15,126     Year ago: 14,328

                                    DOMESTIC
                             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       12,911   62.9  1,275-1,600  1,500  112.00-120.00  118.11
 65 - 80% Choice        6,286   62.7  1,185-1,630  1,467  110.75-120.00  119.00
 35 - 65% Choice        4,523   63.6  1,200-1,565  1,341  117.00-119.00  117.99
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      23,720   63.0  1,185-1,630  1,461  110.75-120.00  118.32
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          957   63.5  1,250-1,490  1,440  110.00-120.00  119.17
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         957   63.5  1,250-1,490  1,440  110.00-120.00  119.17
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       10,477   63.3    851-1,031    966  183.00-190.00  186.95
 65 - 80% Choice        2,704   63.5    899-1,011    962  186.00-187.00  186.87
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      13,181   63.3    851-1,031    966  183.00-190.00  186.93
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          736   63.6    928-1,000    970  183.00-187.00  186.34
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         736   63.6    928-1,000    970  183.00-187.00  186.34

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        7,781   62.9  1,150-1,500  1,358  114.00-120.00  118.18
 65 - 80% Choice        3,678   63.3  1,150-1,465  1,296  117.00-120.00  118.59
 35 - 65% Choice        2,272   63.3  1,100-1,345  1,195  117.00-119.00  118.52
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      13,731   63.1  1,100-1,500  1,315  114.00-120.00  118.35
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,786   63.5  1,200-1,364  1,327  119.00-120.00  119.78
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,786   63.5  1,200-1,364  1,327  119.00-120.00  119.78
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,700   63.1    762-922      851  185.00-188.00  186.82
 65 - 80% Choice          877   64.1    818-853      834  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       4,577   63.3    762-922      848  185.00-188.00  186.85
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        4,271   62.9  1,200-1,550  1,375  113.50-120.00  118.10
 65 - 80% Choice        3,575   62.7  1,230-1,520  1,343  117.00-119.00  118.12
 35 - 65% Choice          768   63.4  1,150-1,400  1,251  117.00-119.00  118.54
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       8,614   62.8  1,150-1,550  1,351  113.50-120.00  118.15
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          738   62.8  1,275-1,500  1,396  116.00-118.25  117.77
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         738   62.8  1,275-1,500  1,396  116.00-118.25  117.77
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,179   62.6    784-968      889  184.00-188.00  186.65
 65 - 80% Choice          714   63.3    822-904      873  185.00-187.00  186.76
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,893   62.8    784-968      885  184.00-188.00  186.68
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          202   63.7    848-889      869  184.00-184.00  184.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           35   62.0    868-868      868  184.00-184.00  184.00
 Total all grades         237   63.5    848-889      869  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              46,065   63.0  1,100-1,630  1,397  110.75-120.00  118.30

 LIVE DELIVERED         3,481   63.4  1,200-1,500  1,373  110.00-120.00  119.18

 DRESSED DELIVERED     20,651   63.2    762-1,031    928  183.00-190.00  186.88

 DRESSED FOB              973   63.6    848-1,000    945  183.00-187.00  185.77

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice           56   60.6  1,400-1,753  1,521   86.50-95.00    91.66
 65 - 80% Choice          439   60.4  1,300-1,400  1,359   99.00-106.00  103.11
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         495   60.4  1,300-1,753  1,377   86.50-106.00  101.82
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          223   59.0    811-840      817  152.00-154.00  153.64
 65 - 80% Choice           24   59.0    811-811      811  152.00-152.00  152.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         247   59.0    811-840      816  152.00-154.00  153.48
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
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice          110   63.2  1,225-1,225  1,225  115.00-115.00  115.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         110   63.2  1,225-1,225  1,225  115.00-115.00  115.00
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          114   63.0  1,425-1,425  1,425  118.00-118.00  118.00
 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         365   63.0  1,425-1,550  1,511  118.00-120.00  119.38
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          645   62.1    750-945      877  173.00-193.00  185.66
 65 - 80% Choice        1,331   64.3    832-951      897  186.00-193.50  191.90
 35 - 65% Choice           70   63.0    819-819      819  183.00-183.00  183.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,046   63.5    750-951      888  173.00-193.50  189.63
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           12   61.5    830-830      830  178.00-178.00  178.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          12   61.5    830-830      830  178.00-178.00  178.00

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          233   62.5    756-843      800  180.00-188.00  186.40
 65 - 80% Choice          408   62.1    781-877      842  187.00-193.00  189.03
 35 - 65% Choice           72   63.0    819-819      819  183.00-183.00  183.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         713   62.3    756-877      826  180.00-193.00  187.57
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        1,424   62.3    744-914      822  173.00-188.00  180.70
 65 - 80% Choice           96   62.8    882-890      885  189.00-191.00  189.67
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,520   62.3    744-914      826  173.00-191.00  181.27
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           35   60.0    870-870      870  178.00-178.00  178.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          35   60.0    870-870      870  178.00-178.00  178.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 549   63.0  1,220-1,550  1,413  118.00-120.00  119.58

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED      4,279   62.9    744-951      856  173.00-193.50  186.32

 DRESSED FOB               47   60.4    830-870      860  178.00-178.00  178.00

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          521   59.6    754-870      856  153.00-158.00  154.12
 65 - 80% Choice          918   58.1    800-854      802  150.00-160.00  152.73
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,439   58.6    754-870      821  150.00-160.00  153.24
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          340   58.2    817-928      865  153.00-157.00  154.50
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         340   58.2    817-928      865  153.00-157.00  154.50

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
 Over 80% Choice           36   62.3    860-860      860  181.00-181.00  181.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           78   60.0    900-900      900  158.00-158.00  158.00
 Total all grades         114   60.7    860-900      887  158.00-181.00  165.26
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

                                IMPORTED - CANADA
                             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: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          400   63.0    866-866      866  192.50-192.50  192.50
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         400   63.0    866-866      866  192.50-192.50  192.50
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERED        400   63.0    866-866      866  192.50-192.50  192.50

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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

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

 IMPORTED NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and
                                    LM_CT152

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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

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

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               7,364   62.7  1,200-1,575  1,472  114.00-119.00  117.48
 LIVE DELIVERED           685   63.3  1,200-1,500  1,298  116.00-119.00  118.68
 DRESSED DELIVERED      4,582   63.3    763-1,000    920  183.00-188.00  186.57
 DRESSED FOB              355   63.7    848-968      933  184.00-187.00  186.18

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               3,713   62.6  1,275-1,600  1,459  117.00-120.00  118.41
 LIVE DELIVERED           420   62.5  1,400-1,400  1,400  118.00-118.00  118.00
 DRESSED DELIVERED      3,327   61.9    824-1,031    918  184.00-188.00  187.11
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,004   63.6  1,150-1,500  1,355  113.50-118.50  116.28
 LIVE DELIVERED           150   62.8  1,275-1,475  1,352  116.00-118.00  117.01
 DRESSED DELIVERED        288   62.9    808-898      863  183.00-188.00  184.70
 DRESSED FOB              105   63.3    868-960      919  183.00-184.00  183.33

NORTH EASTERN STATES: OH/PA/NY/WV/VA/CT/DE/ME/MA/MD/NH/NJ/RI/VT
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 216   62.6  1,250-1,460  1,355  110.75-117.00  113.68
 LIVE DELIVERED            80   61.8  1,250-1,375  1,313  110.00-116.50  113.25
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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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