Monthly Direct Slaughter Cattle Committed & Delivered Report
USDA - Wed Jan 03, 2:58PM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Jan 03, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL MONTHLY SLAUGHTER CATTLE - COMMITTED AND DELIVERED CATTLE
for the Month of: December 2017   

                       Confirmed   Month Ago    Year Ago
Total Delivered        1,762,454   1,921,008   1,769,797
Total Committed        1,812,955   1,998,482   1,850,341

                         DELIVERED TO PLANTS - DOMESTIC
                                              Head Count
                                            Live     Dressed   Percentage
NEGOTIATED                             300,017     124,760         24
 Steer and Heifer                        297,602     115,429         97
 Other fed cattle                          2,415       9,331          3

NEGOTIATED GRID                            639      75,921          4
 Steer and Heifer                            628      62,334         82
 Other fed cattle                             11      13,587         18

FORMULA                                155,126     916,451         61
 Steer and Heifer                        138,720     832,543         91
 Other fed cattle                         16,406      83,908          9

FORWARD CONTRACT                        28,226     144,355         10
 Steer and Heifer                         26,211     106,122         77
 Other fed cattle                          2,015      38,233         23

Packer Financing involved                           54,156          3
Delivered Location chosen by packer    193,190     820,438         58
Delivered Date chosen by packer        418,566   1,056,500         84

                         DELIVERED TO PLANTS - IMPORTED
                                              Head Count
                                            Live     Dressed   Percentage
NEGOTIATED                                           1,573
 Steer and Heifer                                      1,573        100
 Other fed cattle

NEGOTIATED GRID                                      1,121
 Steer and Heifer                                      1,044         93
 Other fed cattle                                         77          7

FORMULA                                              1,327
 Steer and Heifer                                      1,327        100
 Other fed cattle

FORWARD CONTRACT                                    12,938          1
 Steer and Heifer                                     12,938        100
 Other fed cattle

Packer Financing involved
Delivered Location chosen by packer                 16,959          1
Delivered Date chosen by packer                     16,959          1

                 DELIVERED CATTLE:
REGION OF ORIGIN                      Head Count
Texas/Okla/New Mexico                    380,584
Kansas                                   408,489
Nebraska                                 399,766
Colorado                                 124,904
Iowa/Minnesota/Missouri                  179,243
North plains/Eastern Mountain             75,972
Western States                           107,063
Eastern Cornbelt                          46,032
Northeast                                 21,408
Southeast                                  2,034
Canada                                    16,959

    COMMITTED (SCHEDULED FOR SLAUGHTER) - GENERALLY WITHIN 7 DAYS - DOMESTIC
                                              Head Count
                                            Live     Dressed   Percentage
NEGOTIATED                             296,839     121,224         23
 Steer and Heifer                        294,238     111,102         97
 Other fed cattle                          2,601      10,122          3

NEGOTIATED GRID                          1,017      71,262          4
 Steer and Heifer                            763      58,926         83
 Other fed cattle                            254      12,336         17

FORMULA                                146,418     946,570         60
 Steer and Heifer                        132,254     851,886         90
 Other fed cattle                         14,164      94,684         10

FORWARD CONTRACT                        24,628     195,610         12
 Steer and Heifer                         14,924     100,791         53
 Other fed cattle                          9,704      94,819         48

Packer Financing involved                           53,562          3
Delivered Location chosen by packer    186,860     886,747         59
Delivered Date chosen by packer        413,230   1,134,522         85

    COMMITTED (SCHEDULED FOR SLAUGHTER) - GENERALLY WITHIN 7 DAYS - IMPORTED
                                              Head Count
                                            Live     Dressed   Percentage
NEGOTIATED
 Steer and Heifer
 Other fed cattle

NEGOTIATED GRID                                      1,185
 Steer and Heifer                                      1,111         94
 Other fed cattle                                         74          6

FORMULA                                                545
 Steer and Heifer                                        545        100
 Other fed cattle

FORWARD CONTRACT                                     7,657
 Steer and Heifer                                      7,657        100
 Other fed cattle

Packer Financing involved
Delivered Location chosen by packer                  9,387          1
Delivered Date chosen by packer                      9,387          1

       COMMITTED (SCHEDULED FOR SLAUGHTER):
REGION OF ORIGIN                      Head Count
Texas/Okla/New Mexico                    383,882
Kansas                                   407,399
Nebraska                                 409,465
Colorado                                 130,732
Iowa/Minnesota/Missouri                  183,801
North plains/Eastern Mountain             71,406
Western States                           129,837
Eastern Cornbelt                          53,720
Northeast                                 31,512
Southeast                                  1,814
Canada                                     9,387

CATTLE NUMBERS SCHEDULED TO BE SHIPPED OUT OF REGION FOR SLAUGHTER

REGION OF ORIGIN           NUMBER SHIPPED OUT OF REGION OF ORIGIN

Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico       69,447
Kansas                          32,146
Nebraska                       117,417



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