National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - AM
LM_CT113
St Joseph, MO    Thu Dec 06, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Morning
Primarily trade from previous afternoon

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:         915            Week ago:    2,383          Year ago:   29,846
Week to Date:    6,222            Week ago:   14,486          Year ago:   51,833

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,635            Week ago:    1,428          Year ago:    1,995
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                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      36     62.0   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  112.00-112.00  112.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       71     63.2     896-940      915.2  180.00-183.00  181.69
 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     108     63.1     896-940      920.0  180.00-183.00  181.80
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      430     62.7     777-976      913.3  180.00-182.00  181.67
 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     469     62.7     777-976      905.5  180.00-185.00  181.94
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades      36     62.0   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  112.00-112.00  112.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     577     62.8     777-976      908.2  180.00-185.00  181.92
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      278     63.1     775-953      887.3  170.00-187.00  183.90
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     278     63.1     775-953      887.3  170.00-187.00  183.90
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      144     63.2     775-850      835.4  182.00-187.00  184.53
 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     167     62.9     775-869      840.1  182.00-187.00  184.60
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      777     62.5     722-857      820.5  175.00-188.00  183.28
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     777     62.5     722-857      820.5  175.00-188.00  183.28
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,222     62.7     722-953      838.3  170.00-188.00  183.60
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      290     59.7     817-900      876.6  148.00-154.00  152.21
 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     422     59.5     796-900      863.9  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      868     60.0     840-900      885.5  165.00-170.00  168.79
 Total all grades     868     60.0     840-900      885.5  165.00-170.00  168.79

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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