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

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

On Friday, trade was light to moderate in the Southern Plains. Compared to
last week in the Southern Plains live purchases traded 1.00 higher at 125.00.
Trade and demand was moderate in Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt. 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. In the Western Cornbelt compared to the previous week, live
purchases trade steady to frim 123.00-126.00, bulk from 124.50-126.00. Dressed
purchases traded steady to 3.00 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:      86,661            Week ago:   95,845          Year ago:   73,501
Week to Date:   93,168            Week ago:  101,611          Year ago:   76,510

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       6,600            Week ago:    7,038          Year ago:    7,731
Week to Date:   11,631            Week ago:   13,784          Year ago:   13,295


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   17,590     63.1   1,225-1,624  1,512.7  120.00-127.00  124.91
 65 - 80% Choice    7,281     63.1   1,250-1,575  1,400.8  124.00-125.50  125.12
 35 - 65% Choice    2,150     63.2   1,200-1,525  1,322.1  125.00-125.50  125.09
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  27,021     63.1   1,200-1,624  1,467.4  120.00-127.00  124.98
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice   11,899     62.8     777-1,003    929.4  195.00-204.50  200.05
 65 - 80% Choice    3,984     62.9     821-974      905.3  197.00-200.00  199.87
 35 - 65% Choice      505     62.6     837-947      884.5  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice       40     62.0     930-930      930.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
 Total all grades  16,428     62.8     777-1,003    922.2  195.00-204.50  200.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    9,871     62.9   1,175-1,525  1,357.2  123.00-127.00  124.83
 65 - 80% Choice    4,449     63.1   1,085-1,455  1,260.8  124.00-125.50  125.00
 35 - 65% Choice      374     63.5   1,075-1,315  1,197.1  125.00-125.00  125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  14,694     63.0   1,075-1,525  1,324.0  123.00-127.00  124.88
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    6,535     62.6     682-945      837.9  198.00-204.00  200.03
 65 - 80% Choice    1,361     62.1     756-930      843.2  196.00-200.00  199.58
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   7,896     62.5     682-945      838.8  196.00-204.00  199.95
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    5,337     62.6   1,175-1,575  1,396.1  122.50-128.00  124.76
 65 - 80% Choice    2,450     63.0   1,235-1,450  1,307.5  124.00-125.50  124.92
 35 - 65% Choice      387     62.7   1,165-1,300  1,256.0  125.00-125.00  125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   8,174     62.8   1,165-1,575  1,362.9  122.50-128.00  124.82
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    5,325     62.4     771-945      883.0  197.00-200.00  199.92
 65 - 80% Choice      598     62.1     759-920      838.1  198.00-200.00  199.82
 35 - 65% Choice       57     62.0     821-821      821.5  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   5,980     62.3     759-945      877.9  197.00-200.00  199.91
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  49,889     63.0   1,075-1,624  1,408.0  120.00-128.00  124.93
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades  30,304     62.7     682-1,003    891.7  195.00-204.50  199.97
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       82     59.4   1,400-1,675  1,500.6   90.00-96.00    93.59
 65 - 80% Choice       42     61.0   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  105.00-105.00  105.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     124     59.9   1,250-1,675  1,415.7   90.00-105.00   97.45
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      184     59.5     811-840      822.2  168.00-170.00  168.82
 65 - 80% Choice       75     59.3     796-813      804.9  168.00-170.00  168.99
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     259     59.5     796-840      817.2  168.00-170.00  168.86
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    1,835     63.1     750-995      886.8  194.00-203.00  199.23
 65 - 80% Choice    1,124     64.9     870-943      888.7  198.00-198.00  198.00
 35 - 65% Choice      436     64.3     780-819      801.4  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,395     63.9     750-995      876.4  194.00-203.00  198.66
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      443     61.9     777-897      826.4  198.00-200.00  199.84
 65 - 80% Choice      274     64.0     780-886      815.2  197.00-198.00  197.73
 35 - 65% Choice       56     62.8     879-879      879.2  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     773     62.7     777-897      826.2  197.00-200.00  198.96
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      986     62.1     707-944      836.6  197.00-203.00  200.34
 65 - 80% Choice      749     62.0     775-921      844.2  198.00-200.00  199.90
 35 - 65% Choice      217     61.8     811-830      823.7  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,952     62.0     707-944      838.1  197.00-203.00  199.91
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   6,120     63.1     707-995      857.9  194.00-203.00  199.10
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      202     59.3     783-881      846.6  154.00-158.00  155.47
 65 - 80% Choice       40     60.0     840-840      840.0  178.00-178.00  178.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     242     59.4     783-881      845.5  154.00-178.00  159.19
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NATIONAL - All States

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