National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Dec 07, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Thursday, 12/06/2018

On Thursday, negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all
feeding regions. The latest established market in any feeding region was last
week, with live purchases in the Texas Panhandle mostly at 118.00, with a few
up to 118.50. Last week in Kansas, live purchases traded at 118.00. Last week
in Nebraska, live purchases traded from 116.00-118.50 with dressed purchases
from 183.00-185.00, For the previous week in the Western Cornbelt, live
purchases traded from 114.00-116.00 with dressed purchases from 183.00-185.00.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:       3,773            Week ago:   13,627          Year ago:   36,721
Week to Date:    9,995            Week ago:   28,113          Year ago:   88,554

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       3,407            Week ago:    1,950          Year ago:    5,052
Week to Date:   11,293            Week ago:    7,405          Year ago:   14,801


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

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      685     63.2   1,350-1,575  1,517.7  110.75-116.00  114.76
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       38     63.5   1,450-1,450  1,450.0  115.00-115.00  115.00
 Total all grades     723     63.2   1,350-1,575  1,514.1  110.75-116.00  114.77
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      303     63.3     832-945      884.7  183.00-183.00  183.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     303     63.3     832-945      884.7  183.00-183.00  183.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       61     64.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  113.00-113.00  113.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      61     64.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  113.00-113.00  113.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      649     61.7     835-921      865.7  183.00-185.00  183.39
 65 - 80% Choice      340     63.0     803-850      808.9  183.00-183.00  183.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     989     62.2     803-921      846.2  183.00-185.00  183.25
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,394     61.8     821-953      919.7  182.00-185.00  184.32
 65 - 80% Choice       76     63.0     866-866      866.2  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,470     61.9     821-953      917.0  182.00-185.00  184.36
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     784     63.3   1,250-1,575  1,493.6  110.75-116.00  114.63
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,762     62.1     803-953      888.1  182.00-185.00  183.81
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       35     58.5   1,409-1,409  1,409.0   86.00-86.00    86.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      35     58.5   1,409-1,409  1,409.0   86.00-86.00    86.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      333     61.9     819-989      915.1  180.00-188.00  184.17
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     333     61.9     819-989      915.1  180.00-188.00  184.17
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      821     62.4     756-882      840.6  182.00-188.00  184.37
 65 - 80% Choice      180     61.7     818-818      818.1  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,001     62.3     756-882      836.6  182.00-188.00  184.49
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      920     62.6     767-976      849.6  172.00-190.00  182.80
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     920     62.6     767-976      849.6  172.00-190.00  182.80
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,254     62.4     756-989      853.5  172.00-190.00  183.75
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      242     59.5     812-900      860.7  146.00-153.00  151.78
 65 - 80% Choice       32     58.0     800-800      800.0  142.00-142.00  142.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       26     58.0     852-852      852.6  147.00-147.00  147.00
 Total all grades     300     59.2     800-900      853.5  142.00-153.00  150.32
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice       25     60.0     900-900      900.0  160.00-160.00  160.00
  0 - 35% Choice      828     60.0     810-900      843.6  165.00-165.00  165.00
 Total all grades     853     60.0     810-900      845.3  160.00-165.00  164.85

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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