National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - AM
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St. Joseph, MO    Thu, Dec 06, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Wednesday Afternoon, 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:   18,106    131,620      14,476      145,928      16,280      122,968
Live:       1,839     14,945       5,913       24,929       3,337       18,315
Total:     19,945    146,565      20,389      170,857      19,617      141,283

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:      722      8,724         501       10,816         560        8,478
Live:           0          0           0          140           0          162
Total:        722      8,724         501       10,956         560        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   5,414     63.2    772-1,094    940  183.00-211.62     189.19
65 - 80% Choice   2,657     63.7    783-1,006    895  184.22-189.21     186.15
35 - 65% Choice     783     64.2    760-938      869  184.33-188.66     187.02
 0 - 35% Choice     119     63.7    880-880      880  181.10-181.10     181.10
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   4,665     63.2    691-924      836  183.61-212.02     190.14
65 - 80% Choice   1,056     64.2    714-827      784  185.16-190.14     188.92
35 - 65% Choice     377     64.2    715-804      742  186.56-188.70     188.05
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   2,093     62.9    724-965      889  184.47-213.73     196.64
65 - 80% Choice     151     63.4    713-859      785  180.07-188.07     185.07
35 - 65% Choice      55     56.4    730-730      730  165.84-165.84     165.84
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                 17,370     63.3    691-1,094    880  165.84-213.73     189.57
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     142     64.0    899-948      914  188.15-188.68     188.31
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice      38     60.0    711-711      711  159.43-159.43     159.43
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice     556     60.2    819-873      838  165.00-188.00     176.76
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 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     532     62.9  1,350-1,530   1,451 118.50-119.50     119.14
65 - 80% Choice     289     63.1  1,259-1,259   1,259 118.00-118.00     118.00
35 - 65% Choice      70     62.9  1,472-1,472   1,472 115.01-115.01     115.01
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      88     63.6  1,198-1,198   1,198 117.96-117.96     117.96
65 - 80% Choice     201     62.9  1,180-1,180   1,180 118.00-118.00     118.00
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      40     61.4  1,365-1,365   1,365 115.89-115.89     115.89
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice     156     61.6  1,327-1,327   1,327 119.00-119.00     119.00
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  1,376     62.8  1,180-1,530   1,339 115.01-119.50     118.34
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     108     61.6    774-869      834  168.79-181.29     176.66
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     198     61.3    790-889      822  175.00-184.29     181.73
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                    306     61.4    774-889      826  168.79-184.29     179.94
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     333     58.6    776-927      850  143.41-152.81     148.44
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.  


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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