5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
USDA - Fri Mar 15, 12:42PM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Mar 15, 2019    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: Thursday, 3/14/2019

Head Count:      6,745   Week Ago:   44,675   Last Year:    26,192
Week to Date:   65,198   Week Ago:   49,106   Last Year:    86,152

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,700   1,350-1,615   126.00-128.00   1,464    126.95
 65 - 80% Choice         670   1,350-1,400   127.00-127.00   1,377    127.00
 35 - 65% Choice         112   1,400-1,400   127.00-127.00   1,400    127.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,482   1,350-1,615   126.00-128.00   1,437    126.96
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         237   1,275-1,350   126.00-128.50   1,325    126.83
 65 - 80% Choice         174   1,300-1,300   125.00-127.00   1,300    125.48
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        411   1,275-1,350   125.00-128.50   1,314    126.26

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         559     806-955     203.00-204.00     884    203.26
 65 - 80% Choice         464     847-861     203.00-204.00     859    203.86
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,023     806-955     203.00-204.00     873    203.53
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         334     797-840     203.00-204.00     815    203.29
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        334     797-840     203.00-204.00     815    203.29

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              26,454          1,411         126.98
Live    Heifer             17,577          1,292         126.87
Dressed Steer               6,927            906         204.03
Dressed Heifer              2,462            832         204.02

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              16,243          1,406         128.10
Live    Heifer             12,162          1,299         128.06
Dressed Steer               6,024            865         204.96
Dressed Heifer              2,543            811         204.57

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              34,224          1,420         127.94
Live    Heifer             17,099          1,285         127.71
Dressed Steer               8,342            923         205.81
Dressed Heifer              3,607            805         205.12


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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