National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 11, 2019    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 2/10/2019

On Friday, trade and demand was light to moderate in the Southern Plains. For the 
week in the Southern Plains, live purchases traded 1.00 higher at 125.00. On 
Friday trade and demand was moderate in Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt. For 
the 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. For the week in the Western Cornbelt, live purchases trade steady to
from 123.00-126.00, bulk from 124.50-126.00. Dressed purchases traded steady to
3.00 higher at 200.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 93,168    Week ago: 101,611    Year ago: 76,547

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 83,368        Week ago: 93,140
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 9,800         Week ago: 8,471

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 12,463          Week ago: 13,784     Year ago: 14,088

                                    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       18,313   63.1  1,225-1,624  1,511  120.00-127.00  124.90
 65 - 80% Choice        7,834   63.1  1,250-1,575  1,399  124.00-125.50  125.04
 35 - 65% Choice        2,311   63.2  1,200-1,525  1,321  124.00-125.50  125.02
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      28,458   63.1  1,200-1,624  1,465  120.00-127.00  124.95
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,127   63.3  1,417-1,500  1,470  123.50-128.00  126.10
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,127   63.3  1,417-1,500  1,470  123.50-128.00  126.10
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       12,831   62.8    777-1,003    930  193.00-204.50  199.92
 65 - 80% Choice        3,984   62.9    821-974      905  197.00-200.00  199.87
 35 - 65% Choice          505   62.6    837-947      885  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice           40   62.0    930-930      930  200.00-200.00  200.00
 Total all grades      17,360   62.8    777-1,003    923  193.00-204.50  199.91
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice        1,577   63.1    799-1,000    952  191.00-200.00  198.70
 65 - 80% Choice          472   62.8    843-913      880  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,049   63.0    799-1,000    936  191.00-200.00  199.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       10,791   62.9  1,175-1,525  1,350  123.00-127.00  124.77
 65 - 80% Choice        4,449   63.1  1,085-1,455  1,261  124.00-125.50  125.00
 35 - 65% Choice          374   63.5  1,075-1,315  1,197  125.00-125.00  125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      15,614   63.0  1,075-1,525  1,321  123.00-127.00  124.84
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,258   62.9  1,200-1,435  1,303  123.50-127.00  125.83
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,258   62.9  1,200-1,435  1,303  123.50-127.00  125.83
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        6,925   62.6    682-945      836  197.00-204.00  199.91
 65 - 80% Choice        1,361   62.1    756-930      843  196.00-200.00  199.58
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       8,286   62.5    682-945      837  196.00-204.00  199.85
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          597   62.5    781-781      781  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice          164   62.5    781-781      781  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         761   62.5    781-781      781  200.00-200.00  200.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        5,498   62.7  1,175-1,575  1,394  122.50-128.00  124.74
 65 - 80% Choice        2,752   63.0  1,235-1,450  1,301  124.00-125.50  124.82
 35 - 65% Choice          387   62.7  1,165-1,300  1,256  125.00-125.00  125.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       8,637   62.8  1,165-1,575  1,358  122.50-128.00  124.78
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          826   62.7  1,200-1,475  1,376  123.00-127.00  125.34
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         826   62.7  1,200-1,475  1,376  123.00-127.00  125.34
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        6,633   62.4    771-945      884  197.00-200.00  199.60
 65 - 80% Choice          598   62.1    759-920      838  198.00-200.00  199.82
 35 - 65% Choice           57   62.0    821-821      822  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       7,288   62.3    759-945      880  197.00-200.00  199.62
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          540   62.6    843-908      848  198.50-200.00  199.90
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         540   62.6    843-908      848  198.50-200.00  199.90

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              52,709   63.0  1,075-1,624  1,405  120.00-128.00  124.89

 LIVE DELIVERED         3,211   63.0  1,200-1,500  1,380  123.00-128.00  125.80

 DRESSED DELIVERED     32,934   62.6    682-1,003    892  193.00-204.50  199.83

 DRESSED FOB            3,350   62.8    781-1,000    886  191.00-200.00  199.37

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          375   59.7  1,400-1,675  1,536   84.50-97.00    93.92
 65 - 80% Choice           42   61.0  1,250-1,250  1,250  105.00-105.00  105.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         417   59.9  1,250-1,675  1,507   84.50-105.00   95.04
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           23   60.0  1,120-1,366  1,248   80.00-85.00    82.61
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          23   60.0  1,120-1,366  1,248   80.00-85.00    82.61
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          392   59.2    811-840      816  168.00-170.00  168.38
 65 - 80% Choice          115   59.2    781-813      797  168.00-170.00  168.64
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         507   59.2    781-840      812  168.00-170.00  168.44
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           17   60.0    870-870      870  146.00-146.00  146.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          17   60.0    870-870      870  146.00-146.00  146.00

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
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,284   63.1    738-995      887  194.00-203.00  198.95
 65 - 80% Choice        1,258   64.5    812-943      891  197.00-198.00  197.89
 35 - 65% Choice          436   64.3    780-819      801  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,978   63.7    738-995      879  194.00-203.00  198.51
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice           56   63.2  1,425-1,425  1,425  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  125.00-125.00  125.00
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          704   62.1    777-897      831  198.00-200.00  199.41
 65 - 80% Choice          274   64.0    780-886      815  197.00-198.00  197.73
 35 - 65% Choice           56   62.8    879-879      879  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,034   62.7    777-897      829  197.00-200.00  198.89
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        2,910   62.2    697-992      824  196.00-204.00  199.64
 65 - 80% Choice          831   61.9    775-921      841  197.00-200.00  199.71
 35 - 65% Choice          253   61.7    811-838      826  198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,994   62.1    697-992      827  196.00-204.00  199.55
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                  56   63.2  1,425-1,425  1,425  125.00-125.00  125.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED      9,006   62.9    697-995      850  194.00-204.00  199.02

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

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        1,437   59.5    783-934      855  153.00-158.00  155.70
 65 - 80% Choice          314   58.7    800-854      812  142.00-178.00  156.16
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           48   58.0    783-811      797  154.00-156.00  155.00
 Total all grades       1,799   59.3    783-934      846  142.00-178.00  155.76
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          309   59.1    826-1,062    890  152.00-160.00  154.56
 65 - 80% Choice          106   58.7    766-926      876  153.00-154.00  153.50
 35 - 65% Choice           21   57.0    798-798      798  153.00-153.00  153.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         436   58.9    766-1,062    882  152.00-160.00  154.22

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                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice           44   59.2    745-745      746  197.00-197.00  197.00
  0 - 35% Choice          290   60.0    840-900      870  165.00-170.00  166.24
 Total all grades         334   59.9    745-900      853  165.00-197.00  170.29
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 DELIVERED                         -                    -

 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          332   63.1    937-937      938  194.00-194.00  194.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         332   63.1    937-937      938  194.00-194.00  194.00
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          500   62.5    921-921      922  199.00-199.00  199.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         500   62.5    921-921      922  199.00-199.00  199.00
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
 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 DELIVERED        832   62.7    921-937      928  194.00-199.00  197.00

 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. 

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              13,558   62.7  1,200-1,600  1,467  123.00-127.00  124.80
 LIVE DELIVERED         1,951   63.1  1,200-1,500  1,373  123.50-128.00  126.30
 DRESSED DELIVERED     12,669   62.8    740-973      886  197.00-202.00  199.74
 DRESSED FOB              208   63.1    908-1,000    972  198.00-198.50  198.25

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,781   62.3  1,375-1,525  1,422  123.00-125.00  123.81
 LIVE DELIVERED           536   63.0  1,425-1,475  1,439  124.00-125.00  124.63
 DRESSED DELIVERED      6,626   62.0    726-977      904  198.00-204.50  199.86
 DRESSED FOB              105   62.5    906-906      906  198.00-198.00  198.00

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               1,270   63.5  1,200-1,475  1,334  124.00-128.00  125.62
 LIVE DELIVERED           400   62.6  1,200-1,450  1,333  123.00-127.00  125.57
 DRESSED DELIVERED        468   63.3    797-930      880  198.00-200.00  199.37
 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                 410   63.1  1,175-1,450  1,312  120.00-126.00  124.24
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED         68   62.0    787-882      850  193.00-195.00  194.29
 DRESSED FOB               38   61.5    800-800      800  191.00-191.00  191.00

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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