National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - PM
USDA - Thu Dec 07, 3:14PM CST
LM_CT114
St Joseph, MO    Thu Dec 07, 2017    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:      30,836            Week ago:   33,018          Year ago:   21,208
Week to Date:   82,669            Week ago:   33,566          Year ago:   32,736

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,707            Week ago:    3,021          Year ago:    4,203
Week to Date:   12,456            Week ago:    8,132          Year ago:    9,081


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    3,545     63.0   1,300-1,590  1,456.5  117.00-118.00  117.18
 65 - 80% Choice    4,945     63.1   1,250-1,550  1,424.2  117.00-118.00  117.09
 35 - 65% Choice    4,338     63.3   1,175-1,500  1,327.7  115.00-117.25  116.91
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  12,828     63.2   1,175-1,590  1,400.5  115.00-118.00  117.05
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,705     63.3     850-1,016    939.1  186.00-188.50  186.65
 65 - 80% Choice      318     62.5     819-937      886.5  186.00-187.00  186.54
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,023     63.2     819-1,016    930.9  186.00-188.50  186.64
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,325     63.1   1,200-1,350  1,287.2  117.00-117.00  117.00
 65 - 80% Choice    4,677     63.2   1,080-1,350  1,241.6  117.00-117.50  117.04
 35 - 65% Choice    2,843     63.3   1,080-1,300  1,192.4  116.00-118.00  117.05
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   8,845     63.2   1,080-1,350  1,232.6  116.00-118.00  117.04
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,357     63.2     744-937      827.8  186.00-188.00  186.88
 65 - 80% Choice      847     62.6     728-879      814.6  186.00-187.00  186.52
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,204     63.0     728-937      822.8  186.00-188.00  186.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,136     63.2   1,250-1,500  1,369.4  117.00-117.00  117.00
 65 - 80% Choice    1,211     63.1   1,250-1,450  1,309.2  117.00-117.25  117.05
 35 - 65% Choice      839     63.1   1,153-1,400  1,265.3  116.00-117.25  116.87
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,186     63.1   1,153-1,500  1,319.1  116.00-117.25  116.99
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      450     62.7     850-961      891.3  186.00-187.00  186.97
 65 - 80% Choice      280     62.0     790-790      790.5  187.00-187.00  187.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     730     62.4     790-961      852.6  186.00-187.00  186.98
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  24,859     63.2   1,080-1,590  1,330.3  115.00-118.00  117.04
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   4,957     63.0     728-1,016    871.3  186.00-188.50  186.73
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      211     59.0   1,200-1,375  1,256.4   82.75-99.00    93.76
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     211     59.0   1,200-1,375  1,256.4   82.75-99.00    93.76
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      202     60.4     796-817      811.4  157.00-160.00  157.86
 65 - 80% Choice      282     59.1     773-796      793.1  157.00-157.00  157.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     484     59.6     773-817      800.7  157.00-160.00  157.36
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
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
 Over 80% Choice      134     62.7   1,475-1,475  1,475.0  119.00-119.00  119.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     134     62.7   1,475-1,475  1,475.0  119.00-119.00  119.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      248     62.2     814-906      874.1  187.00-187.00  187.00
 65 - 80% Choice      112     62.0     866-962      917.7  186.00-192.00  188.79
 35 - 65% Choice      303     63.2     762-882      812.4  187.00-192.00  189.56
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     663     62.6     762-962      853.2  186.00-192.00  188.47
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       71     62.8   1,385-1,385  1,385.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      71     62.8   1,385-1,385  1,385.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      160     62.6     794-854      832.5  187.00-192.00  189.47
 65 - 80% Choice      355     64.5     757-757      757.9  191.00-191.00  191.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     515     63.9     757-854      781.1  187.00-192.00  190.52
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      544     62.7     781-882      860.5  185.00-192.00  188.42
 65 - 80% Choice      308     63.3     771-916      844.0  187.00-192.00  188.44
 35 - 65% Choice      133     62.5     778-828      804.4  189.00-192.00  189.81
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     985     62.8     771-916      847.7  185.00-192.00  188.61
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     205     62.7   1,385-1,475  1,443.8  117.00-119.00  118.31
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,163     63.0     757-962      833.6  185.00-192.00  189.02
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      238     59.6     775-817      792.7  146.00-160.00  152.17
 65 - 80% Choice       66     58.4     800-825      804.5  140.00-143.00  142.45
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     304     59.3     775-825      795.3  140.00-160.00  150.06
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
  No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade.  

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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