5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Mar 25, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: Friday, 3/22/2019

Head Count:     68,086   Week Ago:   15,845   Last Year:     8,270
Week to Date:   73,836   Week Ago:   81,043   Last Year:   120,137

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice      13,399   1,250-1,637   127.00-133.00   1,487    129.34
 65 - 80% Choice       6,158   1,275-1,555   128.00-129.00   1,373    128.29
 35 - 65% Choice       2,707   1,240-1,450   128.00-129.00   1,307    128.27
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     22,264   1,240-1,637   127.00-133.00   1,433    128.92
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,597   1,100-1,433   126.50-132.00   1,336    128.78
 65 - 80% Choice       3,653   1,065-1,420   128.00-129.00   1,243    128.29
 35 - 65% Choice         380   1,150-1,300   128.00-128.00   1,225    128.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     12,630   1,065-1,433   126.50-132.00   1,306    128.62

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       8,854     778-1,060   205.00-208.00     916    207.52
 65 - 80% Choice       3,300     788-964     206.00-209.00     880    207.99
 35 - 65% Choice         156     861-861     208.00-208.00     861    208.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     12,310     778-1,060   205.00-209.00     905    207.65
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,460     756-891     205.00-208.00     828    207.45
 65 - 80% Choice       1,323     723-844     206.00-209.00     809    208.02
 35 - 65% Choice          88     776-776     208.00-208.00     776    208.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      5,871     723-891     205.00-209.00     823    207.59

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              23,030          1,434         128.96
Live    Heifer             12,874          1,307         128.61
Dressed Steer              15,450            908         207.64
Dressed Heifer              5,871            823         207.59

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              33,925          1,423         127.14
Live    Heifer             20,300          1,300         126.95
Dressed Steer               8,991            907         204.25
Dressed Heifer              3,028            831         204.09

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              44,847          1,403         125.90
Live    Heifer             21,054          1,274         125.62
Dressed Steer              20,258            905         201.79
Dressed Heifer             10,905            842         202.20


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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