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

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Thursday, 04/12/2018

Thursday in the Texas Panhandle saw limited trading on light demand. Thus far for the
week live cash trades have moved steady to 1.00 lower at 117.00 when compared to the 
previous week. In Kansas on Thursday trading was limited on light demand. Thus far for
the week a few live cash trades have moved at 118.00. However, not enough trades for a
full market trend. The last fully reported market was last week with live cash trades 
mostly at 118.00. For Thursday in the Northern Plains and Western Cornbelt trading was 
very limited on light demand. However, not enough trades for a full market trend. For 
the prior week in Nebraska live cash trades were from 114.00-119.00 and dressed trades 
were from 184.00-190.00. In Colorado last week a very light test of live cash trades 
were at 119.50. In the Western Cornbelt for the previous week saw live cash trades 
from 116.00-120.00 and dressed trades mostly at 188.00.

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:      10,029            Week ago:    3,863          Year ago:  102,714
Week to Date:   32,405            Week ago:   58,313          Year ago:  108,769

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,441            Week ago:    1,658          Year ago:    8,653
Week to Date:    4,698            Week ago:    8,843          Year ago:   11,131


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    2,387     63.6   1,375-1,600  1,446.1  116.00-122.00  119.39
 65 - 80% Choice    1,010     63.0   1,300-1,350  1,332.4  116.00-118.00  116.34
 35 - 65% Choice    1,242     63.0   1,175-1,410  1,307.5  117.00-118.00  117.55
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,639     63.3   1,175-1,600  1,384.2  116.00-122.00  118.23
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      107     63.6     913-944      932.9  190.00-192.00  190.73
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     107     63.6     913-944      932.9  190.00-192.00  190.73
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,077     63.1   1,125-1,570  1,334.3  116.00-121.00  119.11
 65 - 80% Choice    1,383     63.2   1,170-1,220  1,200.3  115.50-117.00  116.00
 35 - 65% Choice      605     63.3   1,125-1,250  1,166.3  117.00-118.00  117.44
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,065     63.2   1,125-1,570  1,240.7  115.50-121.00  117.38
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       42     62.5     844-844      844.0  189.00-189.00  189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      42     62.5     844-844      844.0  189.00-189.00  189.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      461     63.4   1,300-1,450  1,341.8  116.00-120.00  119.42
 65 - 80% Choice      615     63.3   1,250-1,435  1,291.8  116.00-117.00  116.10
 35 - 65% Choice      282     63.3   1,160-1,300  1,222.1  117.00-117.00  117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,358     63.3   1,160-1,450  1,294.3  116.00-120.00  117.41
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       52     63.5     889-889      889.0  185.00-192.00  190.38
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      52     63.5     889-889      889.0  185.00-192.00  190.38
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   9,062     63.3   1,125-1,600  1,322.2  115.50-122.00  117.82
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     201     63.4     844-944      903.0  185.00-192.00  190.28
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      175     61.2   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   92.00-92.50    92.20
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     175     61.2   1,375-1,375  1,375.0   92.00-92.50    92.20
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       78     59.7     812-837      825.0  157.00-157.00  157.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      78     59.7     812-837      825.0  157.00-157.00  157.00
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
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice       65     64.0   1,377-1,377  1,377.0  120.50-120.50  120.50
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      65     64.0   1,377-1,377  1,377.0  120.50-120.50  120.50
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       40     61.0     838-838      838.8  190.00-190.00  190.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      40     61.0     838-838      838.8  190.00-190.00  190.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      106     61.7     808-819      812.1  187.00-190.00  188.08
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     106     61.7     808-819      812.1  187.00-190.00  188.08
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      358     62.6     728-892      815.9  188.00-190.00  188.65
 65 - 80% Choice      113     62.9     803-819      809.7  187.00-188.00  187.33
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     471     62.7     728-892      814.4  187.00-190.00  188.33
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades      65     64.0   1,377-1,377  1,377.0  120.50-120.50  120.50
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     617     62.4     728-892      815.6  187.00-190.00  188.40
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      382     59.6     775-775      775.0  146.00-150.00  148.55
 65 - 80% Choice      141     59.3     708-825      796.5  146.00-157.00  148.46
 35 - 65% Choice       72     60.7     834-834      834.6  162.00-162.00  162.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     595     59.7     708-834      787.3  146.00-162.00  150.16
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       42     63.5     797-797      797.7  193.00-193.00  193.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      42     63.5     797-797      797.7  193.00-193.00  193.00

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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