National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - AM
USDA - Fri Dec 07, 11:18AM CST
LM_CT113
St Joseph, MO    Fri Dec 07, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Morning
Primarily trade from previous afternoon

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:       2,624            Week ago:    6,888          Year ago:    5,885
Week to Date:    9,995            Week ago:   28,113          Year ago:   88,554

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,329            Week ago:    1,553          Year ago:    2,416
Week to Date:   11,293            Week ago:    7,405          Year ago:   14,801


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      311     63.3   1,350-1,500  1,473.4  110.75-116.00  114.47
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     311     63.3   1,350-1,500  1,473.4  110.75-116.00  114.47
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      203     63.4     832-945      876.9  183.00-183.00  183.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     203     63.4     832-945      876.9  183.00-183.00  183.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      649     61.7     835-921      865.7  183.00-185.00  183.39
 65 - 80% Choice       40     63.0     850-850      850.5  183.00-183.00  183.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     689     61.8     835-921      864.8  183.00-185.00  183.37
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,283     61.6     821-953      923.8  182.00-185.00  184.44
 65 - 80% Choice       76     63.0     866-866      866.2  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,359     61.7     821-953      920.6  182.00-185.00  184.47
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     311     63.3   1,350-1,500  1,473.4  110.75-116.00  114.47
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   2,251     61.9     821-953      899.6  182.00-185.00  184.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       35     58.5   1,409-1,409  1,409.0   86.00-86.00    86.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      35     58.5   1,409-1,409  1,409.0   86.00-86.00    86.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      253     61.9     819-937      919.8  180.00-185.00  184.17
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     253     61.9     819-937      919.8  180.00-185.00  184.17
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      506     62.4     814-882      850.4  182.00-185.00  183.69
 65 - 80% Choice      180     61.7     818-818      818.1  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     686     62.2     814-882      841.9  182.00-185.00  184.03
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      708     62.6     775-976      858.0  172.00-185.00  181.98
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     708     62.6     775-976      858.0  172.00-185.00  181.98
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   1,647     62.3     775-976      860.8  172.00-185.00  183.17
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      198     59.5     812-870      856.0  146.00-153.00  151.73
 65 - 80% Choice       32     58.0     800-800      800.0  142.00-142.00  142.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice       26     58.0     852-852      852.6  147.00-147.00  147.00
 Total all grades     256     59.2     800-870      848.7  142.00-153.00  150.03
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice      426     60.0     840-840      840.0  165.00-165.00  165.00
 Total all grades     426     60.0     840-840      840.0  165.00-165.00  165.00

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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