National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - Summary
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St. Joseph, MO     Thu Dec 6, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Wednesday, 12/05/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day   Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago    Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   37,553    131,620      40,157      145,928      56,461      122,968
Live:       3,924     14,945       8,978       24,929       7,141       18,315
Total:     41,477    146,565      49,135      170,857      63,602      141,283

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    1,928      8,724       2,441       10,816       3,537        8,478
Live:           0          0           0          140           0          162
Total:      1,928      8,724       2,441       10,956       3,537        8,640


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice   9,080     63.3     764-1,094   934   178.00-211.62      189.47
65 - 80% Choice   6,193     63.8     775-1,006   890   171.54-190.59      185.39
35 - 65% Choice   1,587     64.6     760-938     857   179.97-188.66      184.97
 0 - 35% Choice     158     63.7     812-880     864   181.10-182.45      181.43
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   9,221     63.4     691-955     831   177.81-212.02      190.10
65 - 80% Choice   2,669     64.2     714-894     817   175.75-191.62      187.13
35 - 65% Choice     879     63.6     708-888     766   167.48-188.70      185.45
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   3,407     62.7     690-970     890   173.65-213.73      194.78
65 - 80% Choice     409     63.4     713-872     822   180.07-188.19      186.56
35 - 65% Choice     390     62.3     730-922     895   165.84-187.80      184.70
 0 - 35% Choice     172     61.7     870-870     870   201.62-201.62      201.62
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                 34,165     63.5     690-1,094   874   165.84-213.73      188.87
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     506     63.6     801-948     838   184.45-188.68      185.92
65 - 80% Choice     185     64.3     746-759     751   180.48-188.89      187.59
35 - 65% Choice     199     62.4     711-812     743   159.43-183.77      176.31
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     667     60.7     672-879     800   163.89-177.07      172.84
65 - 80% Choice   1,201     60.6     702-873     814   163.04-188.00      172.42
35 - 65% Choice     630     60.0     756-878     833   155.67-181.17      175.38
 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     568     62.9   1,276-1,530  1,440  118.00-119.50      119.07
65 - 80% Choice     801     62.4   1,259-1,501  1,392  118.00-118.40      118.06
35 - 65% Choice     669     64.0   1,230-1,472  1,329  115.01-119.75      118.34
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     411     64.1   1,198-1,349  1,299  117.96-119.96      119.47
65 - 80% Choice     561     63.2   1,180-1,366  1,300  118.00-120.35      119.51
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     140     63.4   1,365-1,596  1,530  115.89-117.03      116.70
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice     311     61.4   1,135-1,327  1,267  112.01-119.00      117.93
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL LIVE STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  3,461     63.1   1,135-1,596  1,356  112.01-120.35      118.62
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      34     60.8   1,386-1,386  1,386  106.10-106.10      106.10
65 - 80% Choice     266     60.6   1,354-1,404  1,376  100.00-109.10      106.36
35 - 65% Choice     163     60.0   1,367-1,413  1,396  109.10-109.10      109.10
 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     900     62.4     774-1,034   989   167.07-181.29      171.83
65 - 80% Choice      50     60.0     829-860     853   170.55-180.73      178.49
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      18     61.0     694-694     694   157.19-157.19      157.19
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     521     61.6     703-925     816   175.00-184.29      179.54
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  1,489     62.0     694-1,034   920   157.19-184.29      174.57
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     356     58.6     776-927     854   133.76-152.81      147.89
65 - 80% Choice      31     58.1     827-827     827   145.71-145.71      145.71
35 - 65% Choice      52     57.4     690-731     706   133.77-137.93      135.45
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  No Reportable Trade.  


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  FORMULA NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM               10,999         843         188.00
 KANSAS                  4,765         865         188.22
 NEBRASKA                8,049         887         189.10
 COLORADO                3,261         901         193.73
 WESTERN CORNBELT        2,396         936         184.25
  TOTAL 5-AREA          29,396         873         188.67
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT          1,379         921         200.71
 WESTERN STATES          2,953         866         185.93
 EASTERN CORNBELT          363         908         184.31
 NORTHEASTERN STATES


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  NEGOTIATED GRID NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM
 KANSAS
 NEBRASKA                   95         790         184.29
 COLORADO
 WESTERN CORNBELT          243         920         178.60
  TOTAL 5-AREA             338         884         180.20
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT            731       1,002         170.68
 WESTERN STATES
 EASTERN CORNBELT          283         802         178.39
 NORTHEASTERN STATES       137         815         173.61


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Regional Breakdown:
  WESTERN CORNBELT - IA,MN,MO.
  TOTAL 5-AREA - CO,IA,KS,MN,NE,NM,OK,TX
  N.CENTRAL/E.MT - MT,ND,SD,WY.
  WESTERN STATES - AZ,CA,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA.
  EASTERN CORNBELT - IL,IN,KY,MI,WI.
  NORTHEASTERN STATES - CT,DE,MA,MD,ME,NH,NJ,NY,OH,PA,RI,WV,VA,VT.
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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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