Direct Slaughter Cow and Bull Report - Plant Delivered Bids
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 10:52AM CST
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Dec 07, 2018    USDA Market News Service

DAILY COW AND BULL BIDS - PLANT DELIVERED - DRESSED BASIS

NATIONAL:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                  88.00-136.00  Average Bid:  112.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   50.00-103.00   76.50   68.00-108.00  88.00  74.00-118.00  96.00
400-500 lbs      40.00-103.00   71.50   52.00-108.00  80.00  69.00-118.00  93.50
350-400 lbs      25.00-103.00   64.00   40.00-108.00  74.00  53.00-113.00  83.00
Under 350 lbs                                                29.00-103.00  66.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up              90.00-149.00          119.50
Under 600                   84.00-120.00          102.00


NORTHWEST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 102.00-136.00  Average Bid:  119.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   50.00-103.00   76.50   68.00-108.00  88.00  82.00-118.00 100.00
400-500 lbs      40.00-103.00   71.50   55.00-108.00  81.50  73.00-118.00  95.50
350-400 lbs      25.00-103.00   64.00   45.00-108.00  76.50  53.00-113.00  83.00
Under 350 lbs                                                33.00-103.00  68.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             104.00-149.00          126.50
Under 600                   84.00-119.00          101.50


SOUTHWEST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                  88.00-100.00  Average Bid:   94.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   54.00-88.00    71.00   69.00-90.00   79.50  81.00-100.00  90.50
400-500 lbs      50.00-83.00    66.50   60.00-87.00   73.50  70.00-97.00   83.50
350-400 lbs      40.00-79.00    59.50   40.00-85.00   62.50  60.00-95.00   77.50
Under 350 lbs                                                30.00-93.00   61.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up              90.00-128.00          109.00
Under 600                   84.00-120.00          102.00


EASTERN AREA:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                  90.00-136.00  Average Bid:  113.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   52.00-98.00    75.00   68.00-103.00  85.50  74.00-113.00  93.50
400-500 lbs      52.00-98.00    75.00   52.00-103.00  77.50  69.00-113.00  91.00
350-400 lbs      43.00-98.00    70.50   48.00-103.00  75.50  59.00-108.00  83.50
Under 350 lbs                                                29.00-103.00  66.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up              94.00-134.00          114.00
Under 600                   90.00-114.00          102.00


NATIONAL - All states
NORTHWEST - IA,ID,MN,MT,ND,NE,OR,SD,WA,WY
SOUTHWEST - AR,AZ,CA,CO,KS,LA,MO,NM,NV,OK,TX,UT
EASTERN AREA - AL,CT,DE,FL,GA,IL,IN,KY,MA,MD,ME,MI,MS,NC,NH,NJ,NY,OH,PA,RI,SC,
       TN,VA,VT,WI,WV

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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