National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - Summary
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St. Joseph, MO    Wed May 16, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Tuesday, 05/15/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day   Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago    Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   42,924    108,410      41,621      116,793      33,831       87,990
Live:       4,216     10,551       5,508       11,699       5,215        8,849
Total:     47,140    118,961      47,129      128,492      39,046       96,839

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    3,840      8,613       3,212        7,439       2,971        6,322
Live:           0        160         162          327           0          230
Total:      3,840      8,773       3,374        7,766       2,971        6,552


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice  10,841     64.0     678-1,000   871   189.87-227.80      203.49
65 - 80% Choice   6,242     64.3     760-1,063   873   192.13-206.95      198.40
35 - 65% Choice   3,352     64.1     737-961     868   190.73-201.25      197.08
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   8,455     64.0     675-930     792   194.13-229.45      205.25
65 - 80% Choice   3,497     64.0     658-859     781   195.00-226.81      201.82
35 - 65% Choice     287     63.5     744-761     749   196.17-198.97      197.99
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   2,266     63.3     703-938     835   193.94-228.72      202.72
65 - 80% Choice   1,908     63.1     634-970     817   186.59-203.06      196.68
35 - 65% Choice     680     63.5     703-891     829   189.10-197.00      195.34
 0 - 35% Choice     171     62.8     776-848     793   188.96-201.20      198.19
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                 37,699     63.9     634-1,063   838   186.59-229.45      201.71
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     282     61.5     691-819     750   155.54-202.62      188.55
65 - 80% Choice      81     60.7     684-848     757   170.85-184.60      176.96
35 - 65% Choice     299     59.1     717-927     818   155.31-176.77      168.66
 0 - 35% Choice     253     60.7   1,059-1,075  1,068  146.94-149.74      148.45
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   2,778     61.3     654-956     841   160.00-203.79      190.97
65 - 80% Choice   1,207     61.6     774-930     860   182.11-194.57      187.24
35 - 65% Choice     325     60.0     720-832     801   169.29-184.39      181.59
 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     772     63.4   1,214-1,531  1,367  121.98-126.00      124.60
65 - 80% Choice   1,062     62.5   1,207-1,563  1,367  121.00-127.00      122.81
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     367     65.4   1,278-1,303  1,298  122.87-127.00      123.74
65 - 80% Choice     332     62.6   1,207-1,251  1,227  123.00-123.00      123.00
35 - 65% Choice     118     62.4   1,363-1,363  1,363  126.00-126.00      126.00
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     252     62.9   1,216-1,273  1,234  122.00-125.60      123.14
65 - 80% Choice     438     62.1   1,278-1,327  1,318  122.00-122.00      122.00
35 - 65% Choice     157     63.3   1,211-1,261  1,235  122.00-124.75      123.33
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
ALL LIVE STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  3,498     63.0   1,207-1,563  1,325  121.00-127.00      123.38
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     421     59.4   1,235-1,438  1,293  108.05-113.65      108.96
65 - 80% Choice     133     59.8   1,384-1,384  1,384  108.00-108.00      108.00
35 - 65% Choice     164     59.8   1,357-1,436  1,390  113.65-113.65      113.65
 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   1,140     64.8     763-921     883   193.50-206.33      198.88
65 - 80% Choice     639     63.9     761-868     822   193.30-205.18      199.56
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     211     63.8     733-860     746   203.92-209.48      208.02
65 - 80% Choice     136     62.8     734-847     779   174.45-203.42      191.92
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     888     62.8     733-921     797   190.67-206.87      197.64
65 - 80% Choice     301     61.1     753-898     836   181.27-195.11      187.28
35 - 65% Choice      45     61.5     795-817     802   190.55-196.93      194.95
 0 - 35% Choice      27     61.6   1,023-1,023  1,023  173.42-173.42      173.42
ALL DRESSED STEERS AND HEIFERS
                  3,387     63.6     733-1,023   832   173.42-209.48      197.69
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice                         -                    -
65 - 80% Choice                         -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                         -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice     105     60.3     897-897     897   151.98-151.98      151.98
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     314     59.5     777-925     865   146.28-158.70      153.81
65 - 80% Choice      12     61.6     802-802     802   181.30-181.30      181.30
35 - 65% Choice      22     61.7     803-803     803   174.44-174.44      174.44
 0 - 35% Choice                         -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  No Reportable Trade.  


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  FORMULA NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM               15,762         850         201.51
 KANSAS                  6,358         821         201.58
 NEBRASKA                9,694         831         200.99
 COLORADO                1,466         847         201.79
 WESTERN CORNBELT        1,681         835         201.15
  TOTAL 5-AREA          34,961         839         201.37
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT            574         799         215.45
 WESTERN STATES          2,036         837         204.09
 EASTERN CORNBELT           57         828         193.81
 NORTHEASTERN STATES


 REGIONAL ALL STEERS AND HEIFERS:  NEGOTIATED GRID NET DRESSED BASIS
 REGION:             HEAD COUNT:    AVG WT:       AVG PRICE:
 TX/OK/NM                  808         851         203.97
 KANSAS                    114         836         189.73
 NEBRASKA                  947         856         194.77
 COLORADO                  179         843         193.92
 WESTERN CORNBELT          523         833         198.53
  TOTAL 5-AREA           2,532         848         198.18
 N.CENTRAL/E.MT            212         764         205.05
 WESTERN STATES
 EASTERN CORNBELT          559         786         193.05
 NORTHEASTERN STATES        45         801         194.53


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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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