Nebraska Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 11, 2019    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Friday, 02/08/2019

On Friday, trade and demand was moderate. Compared to last week in Nebraska,
live purchases traded mostly 1.00-1.50 higher from 124.50-125.50, bulk from
125.00-125.50. Dressed purchases traded mostly 2.00 higher at 200.00.

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:      28,768            Week ago:   33,018          Year ago:   24,685
Week to Date:   31,356            Week ago:   35,641          Year ago:   25,021

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,036            Week ago:    1,644          Year ago:    1,524
Week to Date:    1,464            Week ago:    3,662          Year ago:    1,524


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    3,185     63.0   1,400-1,590  1,508.5  124.00-125.50  125.08
 65 - 80% Choice    3,004     62.6   1,350-1,500  1,390.9  124.00-125.50  125.30
 35 - 65% Choice      391     63.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  125.50-125.50  125.50
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   6,580     62.8   1,250-1,590  1,439.5  124.00-125.50  125.20
STEER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      156     62.9   1,417-1,417  1,417.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     156     62.9   1,417-1,417  1,417.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    4,889     62.9     803-1,003    924.5  200.00-203.50  200.13
 65 - 80% Choice    3,241     62.9     821-974      910.7  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice      465     62.4     837-929      879.1  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   8,595     62.9     803-1,003    916.8  200.00-203.50  200.07
STEER - DRESSED - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,226     63.2     913-988      956.7  198.00-200.00  199.12
 65 - 80% Choice      472     62.8     843-913      880.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,698     63.1     843-988      935.5  198.00-200.00  199.37
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    4,298     63.0   1,270-1,500  1,374.1  124.50-125.50  125.01
 65 - 80% Choice      505     62.8   1,240-1,455  1,371.8  124.00-125.50  124.98
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,803     63.0   1,240-1,500  1,373.9  124.00-125.50  125.01
HEIFER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      168     63.1   1,360-1,360  1,360.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     168     63.1   1,360-1,360  1,360.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,658     63.0     682-880      824.0  200.00-204.00  200.30
 65 - 80% Choice    1,167     62.1     756-930      847.1  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,825     62.6     682-930      833.6  200.00-204.00  200.18
HEIFER - DRESSED - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      597     62.5     781-781      781.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice      164     62.5     781-781      781.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     761     62.5     781-781      781.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,041     62.8   1,335-1,430  1,396.7  124.00-125.50  124.64
 65 - 80% Choice      626     63.0   1,255-1,450  1,336.0  124.00-125.50  124.69
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,667     62.8   1,255-1,450  1,373.9  124.00-125.50  124.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      542     62.5     793-882      855.6  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice      264     62.1     803-897      853.8  198.00-200.00  199.89
 35 - 65% Choice       57     62.0     821-821      821.5  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     863     62.3     793-897      852.8  198.00-200.00  199.97
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  13,050     62.9   1,240-1,590  1,407.0  124.00-125.50  125.06
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades  12,283     62.8     682-1,003    893.2  198.00-204.00  200.09
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      109     59.0     811-826      816.5  168.00-168.00  168.00
 65 - 80% Choice       38     59.0     796-796      796.5  168.00-168.00  168.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     147     59.0     796-826      811.3  168.00-168.00  168.00
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       78     63.0     929-929      929.0  198.00-198.00  198.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      78     63.0     929-929      929.0  198.00-198.00  198.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       56     63.2   1,425-1,425  1,425.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      56     63.2   1,425-1,425  1,425.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      127     61.0     777-793      782.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     127     61.0     777-793      782.2  200.00-200.00  200.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      111     61.2     830-869      853.1  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice      629     61.8     775-921      847.8  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     740     61.7     775-921      848.6  200.00-200.00  200.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades      56     63.2   1,425-1,425  1,425.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     945     61.8     775-929      846.3  198.00-200.00  199.83
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       35     60.0     840-840      840.0  154.00-154.00  154.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      35     60.0     840-840      840.0  154.00-154.00  154.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NEBRASKA - NE

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED            Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                   7,503        1,438.90          125.06
 Live    Heifer                  5,604        1,359.80          124.86
 Dressed Steer                   8,886          917.80          200.00
 Dressed Heifer                  2,936          831.70          200.09

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                  11,487        1,482.10          123.69
 Live    Heifer                  5,386        1,357.60          123.48
 Dressed Steer                   7,325          914.90          198.28
 Dressed Heifer                  5,402          856.60          198.22

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                   5,477        1,463.40          126.08
 Live    Heifer                  7,958        1,363.80          126.07
 Dressed Steer                   6,304          916.10          200.11
 Dressed Heifer                  1,077          874.50          200.03

DAILY PRICE DISTRIBUTION
Live  FOB                          Dressed       Delivered
Head         Price                 Head          Price
      858    124.00-124.49             14        198.00-198.49
     1293    124.50-124.99              0        198.50-198.99
     6277    125.00-125.49              0        199.00-199.49
     4622    125.50-125.99              0        199.50-199.99
                                    11967        200.00-200.49
                                        0        200.50-200.99
                                        0        201.00-201.49
                                        0        201.50-201.99
                                        0        202.00-202.49
                                        0        202.50-202.99
                                        0        203.00-203.49
                                      177        203.50-203.99
                                      125        204.00-204.49



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