National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - Summary
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 10:49AM CST
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St. Joseph, MO     Fri Dec 7, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Thursday, 12/06/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day   Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago    Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   39,151    170,771      42,918      188,846      46,879      169,847
Live:       6,394     21,581       5,778       30,707       5,528       23,843
Total:     45,545    192,352      48,696      219,553      52,407      193,690

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    2,892     11,764       3,721       14,537       2,615       11,093
Live:         322        322         117          257          71          233
Total:      3,214     12,086       3,838       14,794       2,686       11,326


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice  15,971     63.3     769-1,051   947   176.66-213.65      188.09
65 - 80% Choice   5,715     64.2     785-977     905   183.33-190.73      186.30
35 - 65% Choice   1,639     63.9     683-934     838   182.33-190.59      185.24
 0 - 35% Choice      51     63.6     894-894     894   185.10-185.10      185.10
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   6,204     63.8     753-991     837   176.26-214.67      189.57
65 - 80% Choice   2,055     63.9     692-830     785   179.34-193.67      188.85
35 - 65% Choice     658     63.3     709-985     776   158.46-189.33      185.38
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   2,230     63.1     697-1,098   876   171.05-208.65      189.93
65 - 80% Choice     358     61.8     737-947     877   178.17-186.66      184.25
35 - 65% Choice     568     63.0     731-923     817   171.94-188.03      182.41
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                 35,449     63.6     683-1,098   896   158.46-214.67      187.90
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     182     61.8     722-1,035   934   176.77-190.41      183.90
65 - 80% Choice     103     63.7     740-914     801   184.11-190.48      188.25
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice     381     59.5     909-1,081   982   152.24-157.03      154.11
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,311     61.0     773-906     819   170.91-193.12      177.79
65 - 80% Choice   1,160     60.4     740-944     837   163.54-182.64      172.56
35 - 65% Choice     565     60.7     733-856     833   165.94-176.49      173.07
 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     320     62.7   1,375-1,457  1,412  118.50-133.98      123.63
65 - 80% Choice     203     65.0   1,264-1,504  1,365  118.50-119.75      119.23
35 - 65% Choice   1,499     63.7   1,176-1,344  1,292  118.00-119.00      118.09
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     757     62.7   1,101-1,388  1,311  117.98-139.32      123.82
65 - 80% Choice     795     63.0   1,214-1,390  1,327  118.00-120.35      119.08
35 - 65% Choice     310     63.2   1,190-1,190  1,190  118.00-118.00      118.00
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,552     63.0   1,097-1,483  1,322  119.50-137.59      134.03
65 - 80% Choice     375     62.2   1,223-1,291  1,263  114.08-118.00      116.74
35 - 65% Choice     229     63.0   1,128-1,364  1,280  117.00-118.74      117.91
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL LIVE STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  6,040     63.2   1,097-1,504  1,308  114.08-139.32      123.27
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice      95     62.5   1,498-1,498  1,498  102.21-102.21      102.21
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      35     59.8   1,335-1,335  1,335  106.10-106.10      106.10
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice     224     59.5   1,379-1,433  1,415  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     790     62.8     805-990     948   163.47-184.77      176.90
65 - 80% Choice     252     63.9     732-939     913   149.86-176.22      172.87
35 - 65% Choice      92     62.9     860-860     860   170.20-170.20      170.20
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     337     61.2     650-905     890   178.34-189.31      186.70
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,010     62.4     699-1,016   854   173.33-187.49      179.78
65 - 80% Choice      80     60.4     692-712     709   174.53-174.81      174.77
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  2,561     62.5     650-1,016   889   149.86-189.31      178.62
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     284     59.2     758-907     858   144.20-153.26      147.82
65 - 80% Choice      47     56.0     726-769     759   132.96-138.64      134.29
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
  No Reportable Trade.  
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     134     61.1   1,501-1,501  1,501  115.21-115.21      115.21
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     188     62.9   1,341-1,496  1,449  110.56-117.00      114.40
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL LIVE STEERS AND HEIFERS
                    322     62.2   1,341-1,501  1,471  110.56-117.00      114.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  FORMULA NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM               10,093         836         188.02
 KANSAS                  5,467         917         188.79
 NEBRASKA               11,473         935         188.51
 COLORADO                2,535         932         184.72
 WESTERN CORNBELT        2,400         896         184.53
  TOTAL 5-AREA          31,732         898         187.79
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT          1,235         919         190.39
 WESTERN STATES          1,864         872         187.58
 EASTERN CORNBELT          341         837         189.94
 NORTHEASTERN STATES        41         795         185.62


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  NEGOTIATED GRID NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM
 KANSAS
 NEBRASKA                  252         886         174.56
 COLORADO
 WESTERN CORNBELT        1,204         925         177.77
  TOTAL 5-AREA           1,443         919         177.19
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT            363         900         187.19
 WESTERN STATES
 EASTERN CORNBELT          595         824         179.49
 NORTHEASTERN STATES       147         835         167.88


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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
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