National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Tue Mar 13, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Monday, 03/12/2018

On Monday, negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all 
feeding regions. The latest established market was last week with live purchases 
in the Southern Plains at 126.00. Last week in Nebraska, live purchases traded 
mostly at 127.00 with dressed purchases mostly at 204.00. In Colorado last week, 
live purchases traded from 127.00-128.00. In the Western Cornbelt for the 
previous week, live purchases traded mostly from 126.00-128.00 with dressed 
purchases mostly at 204.00.

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:         612            Week ago:      328          Year ago:      885
Week to Date:      612            Week ago:      328          Year ago:      885

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,173            Week ago:    1,564          Year ago:    1,350
Week to Date:    1,173            Week ago:    1,564          Year ago:    1,350


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      134     63.4   1,425-1,450  1,438.1  127.00-130.00  128.57
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     134     63.4   1,425-1,450  1,438.1  127.00-130.00  128.57
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      184     62.9   1,325-1,400  1,353.5  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     184     62.9   1,325-1,400  1,353.5  127.00-127.00  127.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     318     63.1   1,325-1,450  1,389.2  127.00-130.00  127.66
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       68     60.0   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   91.00-91.00    91.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      68     60.0   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   91.00-91.00    91.00
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       51     61.7     854-883      876.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      51     61.7     854-883      876.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       24     62.0     775-775      775.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      24     62.0     775-775      775.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      799     62.1     744-922      801.6  200.00-206.00  203.74
 65 - 80% Choice       43     63.0     819-819      819.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     842     62.1     744-922      802.5  200.00-206.00  203.75
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     917     62.1     744-922      805.9  200.00-206.00  203.55
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      215     59.6     775-826      786.9  152.00-160.00  155.38
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     215     59.6     775-826      786.9  152.00-160.00  155.38
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

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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