Kansas Annual Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases
USDA - Wed Jan 03, 2:53PM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Jan 3, 2018     USDA Market News

KANSAS YEARLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for:  2017

Confirmed:   1,056,300      Year 2016:   1,024,316      Year 2015:  502,245

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice     122,800      1,175-1,615     1,413 104.00-146.00  120.96
 65 - 80% Choice     303,946      1,120-1,615     1,371 104.00-146.50  122.91
 35 - 65% Choice      70,948      1,100-1,600     1,352 104.00-146.50  123.32
  0 - 35% Choice         210      1,280-1,350     1,340 120.00-137.00  134.57
 Total all grades    497,904      1,100-1,615     1,378 104.00-146.50  122.49
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice     105,482      1,080-1,500     1,271 104.00-146.50  121.25
 65 - 80% Choice     205,938      1,065-1,450     1,236 103.00-146.50  123.06
 35 - 65% Choice      32,624      1,050-1,450     1,226 105.00-145.00  122.86
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades    344,044      1,050-1,500     1,246 103.00-146.50  122.49

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head         Weight        Wtd Avg   Price    Wtd Avg
                       Count        Range         Weight    Range     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       4,916        783-1,024      927  164.00-217.00  195.09
 65 - 80% Choice       3,478        798-984        879  170.00-231.00  200.10
 35 - 65% Choice         245        871-897        886  164.00-187.00  173.16
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades      8,639        783-1,024      906  164.00-231.00  196.49
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,558        648-884        830  175.00-218.00  205.36
 65 - 80% Choice       1,012        747-891        802  170.00-230.00  193.28
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                      -
 Total all grades      3,570        648-891        822  170.00-230.00  201.93

YEAR 2017                 Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer              497,904       1,378.40       $122.49
 Live    Heifer             344,044       1,245.50       $122.49
 Dressed Steer                8,639         906.30       $196.49
 Dressed Heifer               3,570         822.20       $201.93

YEAR 2016                 Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer              525,659       1,412.90       $122.00
 Live    Heifer             328,483       1,271.30       $121.63
 Dressed Steer               12,437         891.80       $199.01
 Dressed Heifer              15,181         777.80       $206.06

YEAR 2015                 Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer              222,807       1,381.80       $146.28
 Live    Heifer             129,342       1,247.90       $146.25
 Dressed Steer               19,190         897.40       $232.59
 Dressed Heifer              36,067         779.50       $231.27

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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