National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 15, 2019    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 4/14/2019

For the week, trade and demand was moderate in the Southern Plains on Wednesday
. For the week in the Northern Plains and Western Cornbelt, trading and demand
was moderate on Friday. For the week in the Southern Plains, lives purchases
sold steady at 124.00. For the week in Nebraska, live purchases traded steady
to 1.50 higher from 126.00-128.00. Dressed sales traded steady to 1.00 higher
at 205.00. For the week in Colorado, live purchases were 1.00 to 1.50 higher
from 127.00-127.50. For the week in the Western Cornbelt, live purchases traded
steady to 2.00 higher from 127.00 to 130.00. Dressed purchases traded steady
from 204.00-206.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 77,722    Week ago: 82,541     Year ago: 91,569

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 65,939        Week ago: 66,686
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 11,783        Week ago: 15,855

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 9,204           Week ago: 17,155     Year ago: 14,054

                                    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       14,875   63.0  1,250-1,585  1,447  121.00-130.25  127.26
 65 - 80% Choice        7,986   62.8  1,165-1,525  1,368  124.00-128.00  125.11
 35 - 65% Choice        2,437   63.4  1,200-1,500  1,315  124.00-127.00  124.12
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      25,298   63.0  1,165-1,585  1,410  121.00-130.25  126.28
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,718   63.4  1,275-1,500  1,421  124.00-131.00  128.99
 65 - 80% Choice          140   62.5  1,275-1,275  1,275  128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,858   63.4  1,275-1,500  1,410  124.00-131.00  128.92
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        7,725   63.1    793-999      909  203.00-206.00  204.86
 65 - 80% Choice        2,088   63.0    779-976      875  205.00-206.00  205.18
 35 - 65% Choice          120   61.0    839-839      839  202.00-202.00  202.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       9,933   63.0    779-999      901  202.00-206.00  204.89
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          729   63.7    857-965      913  203.00-205.00  204.36
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         729   63.7    857-965      913  203.00-205.00  204.36

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        7,761   63.0  1,150-1,500  1,303  122.50-130.00  126.59
 65 - 80% Choice        6,906   62.5  1,100-1,400  1,253  120.00-127.50  124.26
 35 - 65% Choice          450   62.2  1,200-1,300  1,261  124.00-124.00  124.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      15,117   62.8  1,100-1,500  1,279  120.00-130.00  125.45
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,393   62.8  1,200-1,350  1,290  128.00-130.00  128.41
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,393   62.8  1,200-1,350  1,290  128.00-130.00  128.41
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        4,285   62.8    701-903      809  203.00-206.00  204.85
 65 - 80% Choice          814   62.9    768-897      842  204.00-206.00  204.90
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       5,099   62.8    701-903      814  203.00-206.00  204.86
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          897   63.9    800-882      839  201.00-204.00  202.30
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         897   63.9    800-882      839  201.00-204.00  202.30

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        6,394   63.3  1,100-1,500  1,346  122.50-130.00  126.80
 65 - 80% Choice        5,149   62.9  1,150-1,450  1,309  123.00-127.50  124.40
 35 - 65% Choice        1,060   62.5  1,250-1,400  1,306  124.00-125.00  124.20
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      12,603   63.1  1,100-1,500  1,327  122.50-130.00  125.60
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          738   63.1  1,250-1,450  1,337  125.50-130.00  128.86
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         738   63.1  1,250-1,450  1,337  125.50-130.00  128.86
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,042   62.7    744-988      858  201.00-206.00  204.52
 65 - 80% Choice        1,118   62.0    750-910      843  202.00-206.00  204.30
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,160   62.5    744-988      852  201.00-206.00  204.45
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           80   63.7    794-832      812  203.00-204.00  203.48
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          80   63.7    794-832      812  203.00-204.00  203.48

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              53,018   62.9  1,100-1,585  1,353  120.00-130.25  125.88

 LIVE DELIVERED         3,989   63.1  1,200-1,500  1,355  124.00-131.00  128.73

 DRESSED DELIVERED     18,192   62.9    701-999      868  201.00-206.00  204.80

 DRESSED FOB            1,706   63.8    794-965      869  201.00-205.00  203.24

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice           57   58.9  1,340-1,475  1,418   86.50-94.00    90.84
 65 - 80% Choice           73   61.0  1,480-1,480  1,480  102.00-102.00  102.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         130   60.1  1,340-1,480  1,453   86.50-102.00   97.11
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           66   59.4  1,350-1,496  1,395   86.00-103.00   95.79
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          66   59.4  1,350-1,496  1,395   86.00-103.00   95.79
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          290   59.0    796-811      800  175.00-175.00  175.00
 65 - 80% Choice          166   59.0    767-811      798  170.00-180.00  175.84
 35 - 65% Choice          165   59.3    767-795      775  170.00-170.00  170.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         621   59.1    767-811      793  170.00-180.00  173.90
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
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,248   62.9    806-1,003    882  202.50-209.00  205.29
 65 - 80% Choice          976   64.3    780-905      862  190.00-205.00  198.87
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,224   63.5    780-1,003    873  190.00-209.00  202.47
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          160   61.9    790-814      794  193.00-206.00  204.38
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice          185   62.8    787-812      802  200.50-200.50  200.50
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         345   62.4    787-814      798  193.00-206.00  202.30

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          513   62.5    728-852      772  197.75-205.00  203.61
 65 - 80% Choice          114   61.0    716-716      717  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice           47   62.0    682-682      682  205.00-205.00  205.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         674   62.2    682-852      756  197.75-205.00  203.94
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                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice          161   63.0  1,325-1,400  1,376  123.00-123.00  123.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         161   63.0  1,325-1,400  1,376  123.00-123.00  123.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,339   61.9    675-930      820  195.00-209.00  204.18
 65 - 80% Choice          851   61.7    716-870      832  197.75-206.00  204.51
 35 - 65% Choice          145   60.4    793-870      817  195.00-205.00  199.48
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       4,335   61.8    675-930      822  195.00-209.00  204.09
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                 161   63.0  1,325-1,400  1,376  123.00-123.00  123.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED      7,233   62.4    675-1,003    832  190.00-209.00  203.58

 DRESSED FOB              345   62.4    787-814      798  193.00-206.00  202.30

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        1,052   59.8    769-881      860  152.00-160.00  155.81
 65 - 80% Choice          261   58.2    742-854      799  144.00-184.00  152.81
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,313   59.5    742-881      848  144.00-184.00  155.22
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          152   58.6    812-896      870  148.00-158.00  153.16
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         152   58.6    812-896      870  148.00-158.00  153.16

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. 

                                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: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 

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

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

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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

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

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

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,974   63.2  1,100-1,549  1,364  125.00-127.50  126.61
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               7,720   63.3  1,200-1,585  1,428  126.00-130.00  128.22
 LIVE DELIVERED         1,631   63.5  1,200-1,500  1,372  126.00-131.00  129.44
 DRESSED DELIVERED      6,577   63.2    750-982      876  201.00-206.00  204.70
 DRESSED FOB              653   63.4    794-945      838  203.00-205.00  203.90

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               2,193   62.1  1,275-1,550  1,434  124.95-127.50  126.83
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED      2,799   62.0    702-992      866  204.00-206.00  204.91
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                  80   62.3  1,225-1,300  1,263  120.00-121.00  120.50
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,855   63.5  1,150-1,475  1,371  124.00-130.25  128.11
 LIVE DELIVERED         1,189   63.0  1,250-1,450  1,348  127.00-130.00  128.93
 DRESSED DELIVERED        459   63.5    750-1,000    906  203.00-205.00  203.47
 DRESSED FOB              220   64.0    800-931      890  203.00-204.00  203.83

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                 745   63.5  1,150-1,475  1,339  122.00-128.00  125.70
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 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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