Iowa/Minnesota Weekly Weighted Average Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 15, 2019    USDA Market News

IOWA/MINNESOTA WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
For Week Ending Sunday, 4/14/2019

Confirmed:       16,811      Last Week:    21,406        Last Year:    18,860

                           LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                         Head       Weight       Wtd Avg      Price    Wtd Avg
                         Count      Range        Weight       Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         5,518    1,275-1,585     1,467   126.25-130.00  128.46
 65 - 80% Choice           265    1,325-1,450     1,365   126.00-128.00  127.17
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades        5,783    1,275-1,585     1,463   126.00-130.00  128.40
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         1,173    1,220-1,465     1,322   126.00-130.00  127.72
 65 - 80% Choice                       -                        -
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades        1,173    1,220-1,465     1,322   126.00-130.00  127.72

                      DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                         Head       Weight       Wtd Avg      Price    Wtd Avg
                         Count      Range        Weight       Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         3,060      822-982        925    203.00-206.00  204.80
 65 - 80% Choice           624      856-977        927    205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades        3,684      822-982        925    203.00-206.00  204.84
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         1,906      750-835        801    204.00-206.00  204.68
 65 - 80% Choice            90      769-769        769    204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades        1,996      750-835        799    204.00-206.00  204.65

                        LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                         Head       Weight       Wtd Avg      Price    Wtd Avg
                         Count      Range        Weight       Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         1,016    1,275-1,500     1,422   128.00-131.00  129.94
 65 - 80% Choice                       -                        -
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades        1,016    1,275-1,500     1,422   128.00-131.00  129.94
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice           356    1,200-1,325     1,243   128.00-130.00  128.40
 65 - 80% Choice                       -                        -
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades          356    1,200-1,325     1,243   128.00-130.00  128.40

                         DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                         Head       Weight       Wtd Avg      Price    Wtd Avg
                         Count      Range        Weight       Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice           223      857-945        875    203.50-205.00  203.90
 65 - 80% Choice                       -                        -
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades          223      857-945        875    203.50-205.00  203.90
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice           350      803-882        821    204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                       -                        -
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades          350      803-882        821    204.00-204.00  204.00


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED     Head Count    Avg Weight      Avg Price
  Live    Steer             5,783     1,462.60        $128.40
  Live    Heifer            1,173     1,322.40        $127.72
  Dressed Steer             3,684       924.90        $204.84
  Dressed Heifer            1,996       799.10        $204.65

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK  Head Count    Avg Weight      Avg Price
  Live    Steer             5,596     1,490.80        $127.58
  Live    Heifer            1,970     1,311.70        $127.66
  Dressed Steer             5,506       938.20        $204.40
  Dressed Heifer            1,403       825.80        $204.64

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR  Head Count    Avg Weight      Avg Price
  Live    Steer             7,618     1,429.70        $120.30
  Live    Heifer            2,015     1,248.00        $120.01
  Dressed Steer             3,649       901.30        $190.07
  Dressed Heifer            1,271       793.60        $189.26


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                 Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                         Head       Price
726        126.00-126.49                 12         201.00-201.49
0          126.50-126.99                 0          201.50-201.99
1,613      127.00-127.49                 0          202.00-202.49
118        127.50-127.99                 0          202.50-202.99
2,064      128.00-128.49                 155        203.00-203.49
0          128.50-128.99                 0          203.50-203.99
1,567      129.00-129.49                 1,856      204.00-204.49
146        129.50-129.99                 380        204.50-204.99
1,486      130.00-130.49                 3,729      205.00-205.49
                                         0          205.50-205.99
                                         445        206.00-206.49
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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