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

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

On Friday trade and demand was moderate in Nebraska. 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.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 31,356   Week ago: 35,641   Year ago: 25,021
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 1,464    Week ago: 3,662    Year ago: 1,524

                             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     3,555   63.1  1,400-1,590  1,510  124.00-125.50  124.96
 65 - 80% Choice     3,557   62.6  1,350-1,500  1,388  124.00-125.50  125.10
 35 - 65% Choice       391   63.0  1,250-1,250  1,250  125.50-125.50  125.50
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    7,503   62.9  1,250-1,590  1,439  124.00-125.50  125.06
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       156   62.9  1,417-1,417  1,417  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  125.00-125.00  125.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     5,180   62.9    803-1,003    926  198.00-203.50  200.01
 65 - 80% Choice     3,241   62.9    821-974      911  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice       465   62.4    837-929      879  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    8,886   62.9    803-1,003    918  198.00-203.50  200.00
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice     1,226   63.2    913-988      957  198.00-200.00  199.12
 65 - 80% Choice       472   62.8    843-913      880  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,698   63.1    843-988      936  198.00-200.00  199.37


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     5,099   63.0  1,270-1,500  1,359  124.00-125.50  124.85
 65 - 80% Choice       505   62.8  1,240-1,455  1,372  124.00-125.50  124.98
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    5,604   63.0  1,240-1,500  1,360  124.00-125.50  124.86
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       168   63.1  1,360-1,360  1,360  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  125.00-125.00  125.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     1,769   62.9    682-880      822  198.00-204.00  200.16
 65 - 80% Choice     1,167   62.1    756-930      847  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    2,936   62.6    682-930      832  198.00-204.00  200.09
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     1,041   62.8  1,335-1,430  1,397  124.00-125.50  124.64
 65 - 80% Choice       928   63.0  1,250-1,450  1,308  124.00-125.50  124.47
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    1,969   62.9  1,250-1,450  1,355  124.00-125.50  124.56
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       662   62.6    793-928      862  197.00-200.00  199.52
 65 - 80% Choice       264   62.1    803-897      854  198.00-200.00  199.89
 35 - 65% Choice        57   62.0    821-821      822  200.00-200.00  200.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      983   62.4    793-928      858  197.00-200.00  199.65
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       505   62.5    843-843      844  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      505   62.5    843-843      844  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           15,076   62.9  1,240-1,590  1,399  124.00-125.50  124.92

 LIVE DELIVERED        324   63.0  1,360-1,417  1,387  125.00-125.00  125.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED  12,805   62.8    682-1,003    893  197.00-204.00  200.00

 DRESSED FOB         2,964   62.8    781-988      880  198.00-200.00  199.64


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       109   59.0    811-826      817  168.00-168.00  168.00
 65 - 80% Choice        78   59.0    781-796      789  168.00-168.00  168.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      187   59.0    781-826      805  168.00-168.00  168.00
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: 
 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       312   63.4    929-960      947  197.00-198.00  197.25
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      312   63.4    929-960      947  197.00-198.00  197.25
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       127   61.0    777-793      782  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      127   61.0    777-793      782  200.00-200.00  200.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       111   61.2    830-869      853  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice       679   61.8    775-921      846  198.00-200.00  199.85
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      790   61.7    775-921      847  198.00-200.00  199.87
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   1,229   62.1    775-960      866  197.00-200.00  199.22

 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        35   60.0    840-840      840  154.00-154.00  154.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       35   60.0    840-840      840  154.00-154.00  154.00
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: 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                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice       144   60.0    900-900      900  165.00-165.00  165.00
 Total all grades      144   60.0    900-900      900  165.00-165.00  165.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


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


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                             Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                     Head       Price
2,884      124.00-124.49             78         197.00-197.49
1,293      124.50-124.99             0          197.50-197.99
6,277      125.00-125.49             458        198.00-198.49
4,622      125.50-125.99             0          198.50-198.99
                                     0          199.00-199.49
                                     0          199.50-199.99
                                     11,967     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


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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