National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Thu Oct 11, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Wednesday, 10/10/2018

On Wednesday, trade and demand was moderate in the Western Cornbelt. Compared
to last week in the Western Cornbelt,  live and dressed purchases traded
steady to 1.00 lower from 109.00-110.00 and 174.00 respectively. In Nebraska
trade was light to moderate on moderate demand. In Nebraska compared to last
week early dressed purchases traded 1.00-2.00 lower from 173.00-174.00. Last
week in Nebraska, live purchases traded from 110.00-112.00. Trade was mostly
inactive on light demand in the Southern Plains and Colorado. The latest
established market In the Southern Plains was last week, with live purchases
at 111.00. For previous week, in Colorado, live purchases traded from 111
.00-111.50 with a few dressed purchases at 176.00 on a light test.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:      24,518            Week ago:    2,542          Year ago:    1,417
Week to Date:   27,001            Week ago:    8,721          Year ago:    4,216

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       4,226            Week ago:    2,589          Year ago:    2,137
Week to Date:    7,288            Week ago:    7,564          Year ago:    4,700


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    4,901     64.0   1,450-1,625  1,514.2  104.00-111.00  109.65
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,901     64.0   1,450-1,625  1,514.2  104.00-111.00  109.65
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice   10,697     63.5     819-1,020    964.5  173.00-174.00  173.83
 65 - 80% Choice    1,363     63.2     917-982      952.0  173.00-174.00  173.55
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  12,060     63.4     819-1,020    963.1  173.00-174.00  173.80
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      655     63.2   1,200-1,400  1,362.1  109.00-109.00  109.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     655     63.2   1,200-1,400  1,362.1  109.00-109.00  109.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    3,539     63.5     759-939      856.1  172.00-174.00  173.63
 65 - 80% Choice      392     63.5     716-883      845.8  173.00-174.00  173.40
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,931     63.5     716-939      855.0  172.00-174.00  173.61
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      239     62.7   1,400-1,400  1,400.0  109.00-109.00  109.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     239     62.7   1,400-1,400  1,400.0  109.00-109.00  109.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,727     63.2     819-933      884.6  172.00-174.00  173.94
 65 - 80% Choice      253     63.3     863-929      887.5  174.00-174.00  174.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,980     63.2     819-933      885.0  172.00-174.00  173.95
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   5,795     63.8   1,200-1,625  1,492.3  104.00-111.00  109.55
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades  17,971     63.4     716-1,020    930.8  172.00-174.00  173.77
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,556     63.8     762-1,020    974.2  168.00-176.00  173.92
 65 - 80% Choice      111     61.5     922-922      922.5  173.00-173.00  173.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,667     63.6     762-1,020    970.7  168.00-176.00  173.86
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      491     62.5     762-850      820.3  174.00-176.00  174.48
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     491     62.5     762-850      820.3  174.00-176.00  174.48
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,264     63.2     666-960      859.9  168.00-176.00  171.91
 65 - 80% Choice      486     62.9     837-866      861.2  173.00-177.00  174.45
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,750     63.1     666-960      860.2  168.00-177.00  172.61
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   3,908     63.2     666-1,020    902.3  168.00-177.00  173.38
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      187     59.8     819-899      860.5  145.00-155.00  147.28
 65 - 80% Choice       23     58.0     800-800      800.0  142.00-142.00  142.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     210     59.6     800-899      853.9  142.00-155.00  146.70
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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