National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Dec 06, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Wednesday, 12/05/2018

On Wednesday, 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:       2,149            Week ago:    6,117          Year ago:   46,947
Week to Date:    6,222            Week ago:   14,486          Year ago:   51,833

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       4,027            Week ago:    2,212          Year ago:    6,734
Week to Date:    7,886            Week ago:    5,455          Year ago:    9,749


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       36     62.0   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  112.00-112.00  112.00
 65 - 80% Choice      252     63.2   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  118.00-118.00  118.00
 35 - 65% Choice      219     63.1   1,300-1,300  1,300.0  117.50-118.00  117.82
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     507     63.1   1,300-1,350  1,328.4  112.00-118.00  117.50
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      239     61.8     896-964      949.9  180.00-185.00  184.02
 65 - 80% Choice       37     63.0     929-929      929.3  182.00-182.00  182.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     276     62.0     896-964      947.2  180.00-185.00  183.75
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       75     63.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  111.50-111.50  111.50
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      75     63.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  111.50-111.50  111.50
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       60     62.5     812-812      812.5  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      60     62.5     812-812      812.5  185.00-185.00  185.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      418     63.2   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  118.00-118.00  118.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     418     63.2   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  118.00-118.00  118.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      472     62.7     777-976      903.8  180.00-182.00  181.52
 65 - 80% Choice       39     63.0     819-819      819.0  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     511     62.7     777-976      897.3  180.00-185.00  181.78
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   1,000     63.1   1,250-1,350  1,289.8  111.50-118.00  117.26
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     847     62.4     777-976      907.6  180.00-185.00  182.65
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      219     60.2   1,450-1,650  1,563.4   91.50-94.50    92.25
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     219     60.2   1,450-1,650  1,563.4   91.50-94.50    92.25
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      313     63.0     775-953      888.6  170.00-187.00  183.91
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     313     63.0     775-953      888.6  170.00-187.00  183.91
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      312     62.3     775-850      832.6  182.00-187.00  184.79
 65 - 80% Choice       23     61.0     869-869      869.2  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     335     62.2     775-869      835.1  182.00-187.00  184.80
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,231     62.5     722-921      838.4  175.00-188.00  183.05
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,231     62.5     722-921      838.4  175.00-188.00  183.05
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,879     62.5     722-953      846.2  170.00-188.00  183.50
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      325     59.8     817-900      874.2  148.00-154.00  152.18
 65 - 80% Choice       83     58.6     796-840      816.0  142.00-165.00  150.81
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       49     60.0     870-870      870.0  153.00-153.00  153.00
 Total all grades     457     59.6     796-900      863.2  142.00-165.00  152.02
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice    1,568     60.0     840-900      865.2  165.00-170.00  169.33
 Total all grades   1,568     60.0     840-900      865.2  165.00-170.00  169.33

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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