Nebraska Weekly Directly Slaughter Cattle-Formula, Grid and Contract Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Feb 11, 2019    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT -
FORMULATED, FORWARD CONTRACT, AND NEGOTIATED GRID PURCHASES
For cattle priced during Week ending Sunday, 02/10/2019

                               DOMESTIC CATTLE ONLY
                      Dressed:   Live:  Total:  Total Week Ago: Total Year Ago:
Formula Net:            34,078    4,511    38,589       46,695          37,547
Negotiated Grid Net:     3,379    1,641     5,020        2,653           1,997
Forward Contract Net:    2,754    2,784     5,538        3,553          10,705

                             FORMULA NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice     12,805     746-1,098   928     62.9   188.68-232.91  202.06
 65 - 80% Choice      4,122     782-998     890     63.4   191.25-203.73  197.26
 35 - 65% Choice        114     885-885     885     64.1   194.97-194.97  194.97
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades    17,041     746-1,098   919     63.1   188.68-232.91  200.85
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      8,790     680-972     836     63.1   193.10-229.36  201.57
 65 - 80% Choice        387     730-925     783     62.4   195.86-202.06  200.28
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     9,177     680-972     833     63.0   193.10-229.36  201.52
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      3,711     699-968     848     63.1   187.13-223.07  201.70
 65 - 80% Choice        284     698-859     783     62.5   186.32-201.40  195.40
 35 - 65% Choice        345     723-883     766     62.5   182.49-201.14  192.78
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     4,340     698-968     837     63.1   182.49-223.07  200.58
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                     30,558     680-1,098   882     63.1   182.49-232.91  201.01
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice      1,146     762-835     788     63.0   200.10-204.50  202.52
 65 - 80% Choice        210     923-923     923     63.6   197.26-197.26  197.26
 35 - 65% Choice        163     966-1,016   977     61.0   175.68-175.93  175.88
  0 - 35% Choice      1,257     847-1,039   931     57.7   157.99-185.54  161.15
 Total all grades     2,776     762-1,039   874     60.5   157.99-204.50  181.83
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        265     811-811     811     58.8   180.83-180.83  180.83
 65 - 80% Choice        120     774-774     774     59.6   178.75-178.75  178.75
 35 - 65% Choice        359     786-813     800     61.3   181.51-182.07  181.65
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       744     774-813     800     60.1   178.75-182.07  180.89


                              FORMULA NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,903   1,429-1,615  1,529    62.9   122.85-139.16  125.54
 65 - 80% Choice      1,383   1,416-1,609  1,541    62.0   123.50-125.00  123.81
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     3,286   1,416-1,615  1,534    62.5   122.85-139.16  124.81
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        798   1,072-1,487  1,313    62.6   125.00-141.15  129.94
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       798   1,072-1,487  1,313    62.6   125.00-141.15  129.94
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        156   1,403-1,417  1,407    62.8   138.56-139.49  138.79
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       156   1,403-1,417  1,407    62.8   138.56-139.49  138.79
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      4,240   1,072-1,615  1,488    62.6   122.85-141.15  126.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        119   1,461-1,461  1,461    60.1   101.69-101.69  101.69
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice        152   1,309-1,309  1,309    59.9   101.28-101.28  101.28
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       271   1,309-1,461  1,376    60.0   101.28-101.69  101.46


                         NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,805     777-1,042   948     63.1   197.00-198.97  198.01
 65 - 80% Choice        369     892-1,038   940     64.5   197.27-197.74  197.59
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,174     777-1,042   946     63.3   197.00-198.97  197.94
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        176     740-872     803     61.7   196.23-200.77  198.60
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       176     740-872     803     61.7   196.23-200.77  198.60
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        354     789-922     832     62.0   195.81-200.99  198.12
 65 - 80% Choice         81     754-824     790     60.9   198.00-198.00  198.00
 35 - 65% Choice        343     707-873     798     60.0   174.37-190.96  181.85
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       778     707-922     813     61.0   174.37-200.99  190.94
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,128     707-1,042   905     62.7   174.37-200.99  196.23
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice                   -                             -
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice        217     841-875     862     61.5   154.36-157.74  156.60
 Total all grades       217     841-875     862     61.5   154.36-157.74  156.60
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         34     743-743     743     57.9   151.65-151.65  151.65
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        34     743-743     743     57.9   151.65-151.65  151.65


                          NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        575   1,401-1,421  1,410    62.9   123.43-124.24  123.88
 65 - 80% Choice        183   1,293-1,293  1,293    63.5   124.99-124.99  124.99
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice        133   1,315-1,315  1,315    62.7   123.33-123.33  123.33
 Total all grades       891   1,293-1,421  1,372    63.0   123.33-124.99  124.03
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        428   1,306-1,359  1,333    62.9   123.75-123.94  123.84
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       428   1,306-1,359  1,333    62.9   123.75-123.94  123.84
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        322   1,397-1,478  1,423    62.6   121.69-123.72  122.33
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       322   1,397-1,478  1,423    62.6   121.69-123.72  122.33
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      1,641   1,293-1,478  1,372    62.9   121.69-124.99  123.65
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


                        FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        871     766-1,001   885     63.6   191.42-195.04  193.58
 65 - 80% Choice        361     878-896     883     61.6   193.39-198.31  196.93
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,232     766-1,001   884     63.0   191.42-198.31  194.56
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        838     762-860     832     64.2   188.90-200.96  193.71
 65 - 80% Choice        684     759-870     814     62.9   199.21-200.71  199.62
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,522     759-870     824     63.6   188.90-200.96  196.36
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      2,754     759-1,001   851     63.3   188.90-200.96  195.56
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


                          FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        698   1,364-1,679  1,497    61.9   122.00-140.86  129.32
 65 - 80% Choice        716   1,357-1,407  1,372    62.9   123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,414   1,357-1,679  1,434    62.4   122.00-140.86  126.12
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      1,202   1,253-1,538  1,284    62.5   122.90-124.55  123.17
 65 - 80% Choice        168   1,175-1,180  1,177    63.5   123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,370   1,175-1,538  1,271    62.7   122.90-124.55  123.15
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      2,784   1,175-1,679  1,354    62.5   122.00-140.86  124.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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