5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Feb 8, 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: Thursday, 2/7/2019

Head Count:      2,300   Week Ago:    3,882   Last Year:       724
Week to Date:    4,294   Week Ago:    4,260   Last Year:     1,761

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice         553   1,375-1,375   124.00-124.00   1,375    124.00
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        553   1,375-1,375   124.00-124.00   1,375    124.00
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice          40   1,275-1,275   125.00-125.00   1,275    125.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades         40   1,275-1,275   125.00-125.00   1,275    125.00

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         741     906-961     198.00-199.00     928    198.61
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        741     906-961     198.00-199.00     928    198.61
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         270     784-797     198.00-198.00     792    198.00
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        270     784-797     198.00-198.00     792    198.00

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,084          1,415         124.02
Live    Heifer                841          1,275         124.05
Dressed Steer                 782            930         198.52
Dressed Heifer                306            793         197.88

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 182          1,513         123.12
Live    Heifer                117          1,485         122.00
Dressed Steer               1,821            929         198.59
Dressed Heifer              1,694            863         198.38

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer                 154          1,575         127.00
Live    Heifer                472          1,348         125.56
Dressed Steer                  96            967         201.33
Dressed Heifer                355            838         198.23


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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