National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 12, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 2/11/2018

On Friday in the Texas Panhandle trading was slow on light demand. In Kansas trading
and demand were moderate. For week in the Southern Plains live cash trades were 
steady at 126.00. For Friday in the Northern Plains trading and demand were moderate. 
For the week in Nebraska live cash trades were unevenly steady from 125.00 to 126.75 
with the bulk from 126.00 to 126.50. For the week in Nebraska dressed cash trades were 
steady at 200.00. For the week in Colorado live cash trades were steady to .50 higher 
from 126.00 to 126.50. On Friday in the Western Cornbelt trading was slow on moderate 
demand. For  week live cash trades were steady to 1.00 higher from 125.00 to 127.00. 
For the week dressed cash trades were steady at 200.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 76,547    Week ago: 91,215     Year ago: 89,485

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 75,887        Week ago: 85,348
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 660           Week ago: 5,867

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 14,088          Week ago: 15,064     Year ago: 14,005

                                    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       16,000   63.1  1,250-1,600  1,485  121.00-129.50  126.09
 65 - 80% Choice        8,274   62.9  1,275-1,565  1,442  125.00-126.75  126.20
 35 - 65% Choice        2,391   63.3  1,250-1,500  1,382  125.00-126.00  125.83
  0 - 35% Choice           72   63.3  1,275-1,275  1,275  126.00-126.00  126.00
 Total all grades      26,737   63.0  1,250-1,600  1,462  121.00-129.50  126.10
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,379   63.3  1,300-1,475  1,427  125.00-129.15  127.60
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,379   63.3  1,300-1,475  1,427  125.00-129.15  127.60
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        6,875   63.3    806-1,035    928  196.00-203.00  200.40
 65 - 80% Choice        2,860   63.2    837-945      906  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice          316   63.0    847-882      874  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice           36   63.0    882-882      882  198.00-198.00  198.00
 Total all grades      10,087   63.3    806-1,035    920  196.00-203.00  200.27
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          213   63.5    845-984      959  194.00-200.00  199.17
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         213   63.5    845-984      959  194.00-200.00  199.17

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       13,077   62.6  1,225-1,450  1,364  124.00-128.00  125.85
 65 - 80% Choice        4,303   62.9  1,150-1,400  1,278  125.00-126.75  126.16
 35 - 65% Choice        1,171   62.9  1,175-1,375  1,261  125.00-126.75  126.14
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      18,551   62.7  1,150-1,450  1,337  124.00-128.00  125.94
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          603   63.2  1,175-1,350  1,212  126.00-128.00  127.73
 65 - 80% Choice          108   62.5  1,275-1,275  1,275  126.00-126.00  126.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         711   63.1  1,175-1,350  1,222  126.00-128.00  127.47
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,918   63.2    768-976      840  198.00-203.00  199.94
 65 - 80% Choice          456   62.5    819-918      887  199.00-200.00  199.93
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,374   63.1    768-976      847  198.00-203.00  199.94
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        4,185   62.8  1,210-1,550  1,363  123.50-127.50  125.82
 65 - 80% Choice        4,736   63.1  1,100-1,450  1,298  125.00-126.50  126.06
 35 - 65% Choice          413   63.0  1,185-1,450  1,282  124.00-126.00  125.80
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       9,334   63.0  1,100-1,550  1,327  123.50-127.50  125.94
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          385   62.9  1,225-1,475  1,332  124.00-128.00  127.04
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         385   62.9  1,225-1,475  1,332  124.00-128.00  127.04
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,830   62.4    784-930      855  197.00-204.00  200.84
 65 - 80% Choice          206   63.6    774-910      850  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice           38   65.0    877-877      878  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,074   62.6    774-930      855  197.00-204.00  200.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           38   63.5    841-841      841  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          38   63.5    841-841      841  200.00-200.00  200.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              54,622   62.9  1,100-1,600  1,397  121.00-129.50  126.02

 LIVE DELIVERED         3,475   63.2  1,175-1,475  1,374  124.00-129.15  127.51

 DRESSED DELIVERE      15,535   63.2    768-1,035    895  196.00-204.00  200.26

 DRESSED FOB              251   63.5    841-984      941  194.00-200.00  199.29

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          388   60.6  1,375-1,648  1,398   82.00-96.00    90.92
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           35   58.0  1,400-1,400  1,400   96.00-96.00    96.00
 Total all grades         423   60.3  1,375-1,648  1,398   82.00-96.00    91.34
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice           33   59.5  1,325-1,325  1,325   85.25-85.25    85.25
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          33   59.5  1,325-1,325  1,325   85.25-85.25    85.25
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,388   59.4    758-872      810  162.00-166.00  164.85
 65 - 80% Choice          677   59.4    767-811      791  162.00-165.00  164.22
 35 - 65% Choice           40   60.0    831-831      831  175.00-175.00  175.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,105   59.4    758-872      804  162.00-175.00  164.84
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           66   61.0    945-945      946  145.00-145.00  145.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          66   61.0    945-945      946  145.00-145.00  145.00

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
 Over 80% Choice           38   62.0  1,400-1,400  1,400  126.00-126.00  126.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          38   62.0  1,400-1,400  1,400  126.00-126.00  126.00
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,144   62.8    680-953      896  194.00-203.00  199.62
 65 - 80% Choice          791   63.7    765-990      912  198.00-202.00  200.11
 35 - 65% Choice          358   64.0    700-970      862  195.00-203.00  200.55
  0 - 35% Choice           35   62.0    837-837      837  197.00-197.00  197.00
 Total all grades       3,328   63.1    680-990      896  194.00-203.00  199.81
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          248   62.0    814-914      877  191.00-196.00  194.20
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         248   62.0    814-914      877  191.00-196.00  194.20

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        1,703   63.4    744-899      816  198.00-203.00  200.96
 65 - 80% Choice          440   63.4    695-884      792  200.00-202.00  200.95
 35 - 65% Choice          256   64.9    772-777      775  200.00-203.00  200.94
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,399   63.5    695-899      808  198.00-203.00  200.96
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
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,716   62.5    701-953      824  194.00-204.00  199.68
 65 - 80% Choice        1,200   62.6    726-982      812  184.00-202.00  199.56
 35 - 65% Choice           44   63.0    882-882      882  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,960   62.5    701-982      821  184.00-204.00  199.65
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                  38   62.0  1,400-1,400  1,400  126.00-126.00  126.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERE       9,687   63.0    680-990      843  184.00-204.00  200.03

 DRESSED FOB              248   62.0    814-914      877  191.00-196.00  194.20

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        1,361   59.9    775-837      781  146.00-165.00  150.21
 65 - 80% Choice        1,558   60.0    800-854      824  140.00-185.00  147.40
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,919   59.9    775-854      804  140.00-185.00  148.71
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           60   58.0    870-870      870  149.00-151.00  150.50
 65 - 80% Choice           70   58.6    825-954      879  142.00-144.00  142.66
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         130   58.3    825-954      875  142.00-151.00  146.28

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
 Over 80% Choice          209   62.0    807-964      897  195.00-200.00  198.01
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice           44   57.7    781-781      781  195.00-195.00  195.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         253   61.2    781-964      877  195.00-200.00  197.49
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 DELIVERE                          -                    -

 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
 Over 80% Choice          100   63.0    860-882      869  195.00-197.00  196.20
 65 - 80% Choice          204   62.3    925-925      925  217.00-217.00  217.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         304   62.5    860-925      907  195.00-217.00  210.16
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          385   62.3    894-894      894  217.00-217.00  217.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         385   62.3    894-894      894  217.00-217.00  217.00
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
 Over 80% Choice           64   62.8    846-889      868  191.00-191.00  191.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          64   62.8    846-889      868  191.00-191.00  191.00
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 DELIVERE         753   62.4    846-925      897  191.00-217.00  212.03

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice           40   58.3    811-812      812  149.00-149.00  149.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          40   58.3    811-812      812  149.00-149.00  149.00
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               6,436   62.7  1,225-1,565  1,452  125.00-126.50  126.31
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED        220   64.0    794-837      802  200.00-200.00  200.00
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               9,483   63.0  1,270-1,575  1,456  123.50-129.50  126.18
 LIVE DELIVERED         2,091   63.3  1,175-1,475  1,358  125.00-129.15  127.73
 DRESSED DELIVERED      5,728   63.2    768-1,004    890  196.00-203.00  200.35
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               4,211   62.8  1,260-1,570  1,452  124.00-126.25  125.04
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED      1,393   62.2    784-980      875  200.00-202.00  200.73
 DRESSED FOB              130   63.5    984-984      984  200.00-200.00  200.00

WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,637   63.5  1,225-1,500  1,365  121.00-127.50  126.40
 LIVE DELIVERED           980   63.1  1,275-1,475  1,395  124.00-128.00  127.17
 DRESSED DELIVERED        223   63.3    791-932      872  197.00-204.00  201.60
 DRESSED FOB               35   64.0    928-928      928  197.00-197.00  197.00

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                 414   63.5  1,225-1,525  1,397  122.75-127.50  125.84
 LIVE DELIVERED            42   63.0  1,325-1,325  1,325  127.00-127.00  127.00
 DRESSED DELIVERED        113   62.5    856-884      873  196.00-200.00  197.88
 DRESSED FOB               12   61.5    846-846      846  194.00-194.00  194.00

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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