National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - PM
USDA - Thu Mar 08, 3:23PM CST
LM_CT114
St Joseph, MO    Thu Mar 08, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Afternoon
Trade so far today

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:      72,711            Week ago:   13,392          Year ago:    9,239
Week to Date:   98,907            Week ago:   84,489          Year ago:  109,867

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       4,691            Week ago:    3,048          Year ago:    1,107
Week to Date:   10,551            Week ago:   15,058          Year ago:   10,713


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   18,401     63.0   1,120-1,655  1,476.1  126.00-129.50  127.03
 65 - 80% Choice   10,094     63.0   1,210-1,550  1,397.8  126.00-127.50  126.59
 35 - 65% Choice    3,124     63.3   1,160-1,500  1,320.3  125.50-127.00  126.08
  0 - 35% Choice      261     63.6   1,200-1,200  1,200.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 Total all grades  31,880     63.0   1,120-1,655  1,433.8  125.50-129.50  126.80
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    7,116     63.3     866-1,015    925.0  202.00-205.00  203.97
 65 - 80% Choice    1,668     63.1     850-962      896.0  204.00-205.00  204.06
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   8,784     63.2     850-1,015    919.5  202.00-205.00  203.99
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice   12,227     63.0   1,150-1,550  1,382.6  126.00-129.50  126.83
 65 - 80% Choice    2,651     63.2   1,070-1,350  1,239.3  126.00-127.50  126.35
 35 - 65% Choice    1,594     63.3   1,000-1,350  1,152.1  126.00-127.00  126.21
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  16,472     63.1   1,000-1,550  1,337.2  126.00-129.50  126.69
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    2,042     63.3     750-917      851.5  202.00-205.00  203.95
 65 - 80% Choice      413     63.2     753-855      810.6  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,455     63.3     750-917      844.6  202.00-205.00  203.96
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,610     63.2   1,244-1,450  1,348.3  126.00-130.00  126.88
 65 - 80% Choice    3,710     63.1   1,100-1,450  1,335.6  126.00-127.50  126.16
 35 - 65% Choice      529     63.0   1,250-1,320  1,283.9  126.00-127.00  126.32
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   5,849     63.1   1,100-1,450  1,334.4  126.00-130.00  126.37
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      729     63.3     806-960      871.4  200.00-205.00  203.91
 65 - 80% Choice      207     63.2     840-850      845.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     936     63.3     806-960      865.6  200.00-205.00  203.93
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  54,201     63.1   1,000-1,655  1,393.7  125.50-130.00  126.72
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades  12,175     63.3     750-1,015    900.3  200.00-205.00  203.98
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       40     59.0     796-796      796.5  180.00-180.00  180.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      40     59.0     796-796      796.5  180.00-180.00  180.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       53     63.2   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  123.00-123.00  123.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      53     63.2   1,350-1,350  1,350.0  123.00-123.00  123.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
  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      658     63.4     913-994      946.3  204.00-206.00  204.23
 65 - 80% Choice      114     64.2     866-866      866.7  200.50-200.50  200.50
 35 - 65% Choice       71     62.8     847-847      847.8  201.00-201.00  201.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     843     63.5     847-994      927.3  200.50-206.00  203.45
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       43     62.3   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      43     62.3   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      262     62.5     730-968      849.4  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice      201     62.0     837-868      849.5  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice    1,095     61.2     759-915      858.2  200.50-205.00  203.33
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,558     61.6     730-968      855.6  200.50-205.00  203.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       61     62.3   1,460-1,460  1,460.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice      151     63.0   1,370-1,370  1,370.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     212     62.8   1,370-1,460  1,395.9  127.00-127.00  127.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      690     62.6     819-925      858.7  204.00-206.00  204.86
 65 - 80% Choice      789     62.0     750-882      856.9  200.50-205.00  203.08
 35 - 65% Choice       61     63.0     850-850      850.5  201.00-201.00  201.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,540     62.3     750-925      857.5  200.50-206.00  203.79
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     255     62.7   1,250-1,460  1,371.3  127.00-127.00  127.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   3,941     62.3     730-994      871.7  200.50-206.00  203.67
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      195     58.9     775-775      775.1  154.00-177.00  171.46
 65 - 80% Choice      188     59.5     767-825      799.6  142.00-185.00  161.77
 35 - 65% Choice       74     60.5     816-816      816.8  177.00-177.00  177.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     457     59.4     767-825      791.9  142.00-185.00  168.37
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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