5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri May 17, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA DAILY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: Thursday, 5/16/2019

Head Count:     32,465   Week Ago:    6,047   Last Year:    18,232
Week to Date:   58,436   Week Ago:  107,842   Last Year:    91,250

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       7,906   1,225-1,500   114.00-118.00   1,383    116.88
 65 - 80% Choice       5,416   1,180-1,402   115.00-117.00   1,289    116.95
 35 - 65% Choice          70   1,310-1,310   115.00-115.00   1,310    115.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     13,392   1,180-1,500   114.00-118.00   1,345    116.90
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       2,495   1,235-1,375   114.00-118.00   1,290    116.54
 65 - 80% Choice       2,262   1,125-1,325   114.00-117.00   1,238    116.21
 35 - 65% Choice         120   1,180-1,180   117.00-117.00   1,180    117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      4,877   1,125-1,375   114.00-118.00   1,263    116.40

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       3,225     747-1,032   184.00-187.00     885    185.79
 65 - 80% Choice       2,543     808-895     184.00-186.00     843    184.95
 35 - 65% Choice         169     851-851     185.00-185.00     851    185.00
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      5,937     747-1,032   184.00-187.00     866    185.41
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,965     760-923     185.00-186.00     825    185.49
 65 - 80% Choice         650     744-819     184.00-186.00     791    185.20
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      2,615     744-923     184.00-186.00     816    185.42

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              23,088          1,349         116.70
Live    Heifer             10,017          1,235         116.32
Dressed Steer               9,417            874         185.89
Dressed Heifer              3,644            813         186.18

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              33,828          1,367         120.40
Live    Heifer             18,339          1,222         119.96
Dressed Steer              24,479            875         192.42
Dressed Heifer              4,714            783         193.31

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              43,530          1,374         114.88
Live    Heifer             15,768          1,225         114.27
Dressed Steer              10,016            874         184.28
Dressed Heifer              4,177            797         183.15


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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