National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - PM
USDA - Thu Mar 08, 3:03PM CST
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St. Joseph, MO    Thu, Mar 08, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
Cattle Priced So Far Today

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day  Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago   Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   19,836    156,624      18,031      155,066      18,790      129,516
Live:       1,238     20,088       1,705       19,719       3,293       15,253
Total:     21,074    176,712      19,736      174,785      22,083      144,769

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    1,168     11,465       1,357        9,537       1,507        9,401
Live:           0        115           0            0           0           68
Total:      1,168     11,580       1,357        9,537       1,507        9,469


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice   1,867     63.6    806-1,097    957  196.35-229.19     206.37
65 - 80% Choice   4,182     64.7    765-942      882  194.60-205.25     198.93
35 - 65% Choice   2,073     64.7    771-946      875  190.83-200.00     197.87
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   3,944     63.4    725-958      841  199.08-228.67     205.07
65 - 80% Choice   1,560     63.9    736-860      781  198.07-201.55     200.28
35 - 65% Choice     446     64.1    756-789      781  197.60-201.74     200.72
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,501     63.0    687-930      846  200.33-209.91     204.36
65 - 80% Choice     486     63.3    727-875      838  197.11-203.63     201.81
35 - 65% Choice     394     63.6    744-881      829  190.00-200.00     197.59
 0 - 35% Choice      79     64.9    791-791      791  200.00-200.00     200.00
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                 16,532     64.0    687-1,097    861  190.00-229.19     201.83
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     360     62.5    819-819      819  201.29-201.29     201.29
65 - 80% Choice     231     63.6    756-831      769  195.52-201.69     200.62
35 - 65% Choice     124     59.4    639-793      720  181.76-191.37     187.80
 0 - 35% Choice     447     58.7    996-1,045   1,022 165.26-170.36     166.80
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,071     61.2    716-915      822  192.36-203.24     197.26
65 - 80% Choice     668     60.3    743-909      823  189.28-196.18     193.06
35 - 65% Choice     403     61.4    624-852      800  167.80-194.78     186.82
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


FORMULA NET - LIVE BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice      67     63.5  1,465-1,465   1,465 126.00-126.00     126.00
65 - 80% Choice     353     62.6  1,193-1,484   1,333 126.30-128.00     127.40
35 - 65% Choice     222     63.2  1,293-1,312   1,298 126.00-128.00     127.10
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice     284     63.2  1,104-1,385   1,348 126.80-128.00     127.07
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice     111     63.6  1,255-1,255   1,255 128.00-128.00     128.00
35 - 65% Choice     163     64.2  1,154-1,253   1,226 126.00-126.00     126.00
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  1,200     63.2  1,104-1,484   1,316 126.00-128.00     127.05
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      38     59.7  1,290-1,290   1,290 110.33-110.33     110.33
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice     223     61.3    749-908      821  194.20-207.88     200.74
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      36     63.1    707-918      777  201.22-205.46     204.05
65 - 80% Choice      40     63.0    887-887      887  202.61-202.61     202.61
35 - 65% Choice      60     60.8    866-966      921  186.00-193.27     190.00
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     500     61.3    759-920      808  182.90-213.05     200.80
65 - 80% Choice      78     59.9    771-796      784  179.38-181.96     180.67
35 - 65% Choice      75     58.5    719-795      744  177.70-193.31     189.02
 0 - 35% Choice      18     54.6    640-640      640  191.84-191.84     191.84
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  1,030     61.0    640-966      810  177.70-213.05     197.80
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      50     58.2    882-958      928  146.31-153.77     150.79
65 - 80% Choice      14     60.3    851-851      851  139.71-139.71     139.71
35 - 65% Choice      74     60.7    776-776      776  175.76-175.76     175.76
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  No Reportable Trade.  


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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