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USDA-LM: National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary

St Joseph, MO - Thu Dec 07, 2017 - USDA Market News Service


NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Wednesday, 12/06/2017

On Wednesday in the Northern Plains, trade was moderate on light to moderate demand.  
Compared to last week in Nebraska, live purchases traded 3.00-3.50 lower ranging from 
117.00-118.50, bulk from 117.00-118.00. Early dressed purchases traded 3.00 lower 
compared to last week at 187.00. In Colorado compared to last week, live purchases 
traded 1.50-2.50 lower at 118.50. Trade was light on light to moderate demand in the 
Southern Plains and the Western Cornbelt. In Kansas compared to last week, early live 
purchases traded 3.00-4.00 lower at 117.00. A few early live purchases traded in the 
Texas Panhandle from 117.00-117.50, however not enough for an adequate market. Last 
week live purchases in the Texas Panhandle traded at 121.00. In the Western Cornbelt 
early dressed purchases traded 2.00-3.00 lower from 187.00-188.00. Last week in the 
Western Cornbelt live purchases traded mostly from 120.00-121.00.

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:      46,947            Week ago:      256          Year ago:    8,268
Week to Date:   51,833            Week ago:      548          Year ago:   11,528

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       6,734            Week ago:    2,153          Year ago:    1,630
Week to Date:    9,749            Week ago:    5,111          Year ago:    4,878


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   12,811     63.0   1,375-1,600  1,528.3  116.00-118.50  117.66
 65 - 80% Choice    4,884     63.1   1,350-1,555  1,485.4  117.00-118.50  117.74
 35 - 65% Choice    1,189     63.2   1,280-1,425  1,339.3  117.00-117.00  117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades  18,884     63.0   1,280-1,600  1,505.3  116.00-118.50  117.64
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    4,199     63.6     750-1,009    953.5  186.00-189.00  187.27
 65 - 80% Choice    2,570     63.1     857-976      926.1  186.00-188.00  186.97
 35 - 65% Choice      100     64.0     960-960      960.0  188.00-188.00  188.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   6,869     63.4     750-1,009    943.4  186.00-189.00  187.17
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    4,194     63.1   1,255-1,450  1,363.6  116.00-118.50  117.84
 65 - 80% Choice    1,281     63.2   1,230-1,400  1,292.5  117.00-118.50  117.19
 35 - 65% Choice      384     62.8   1,280-1,375  1,319.6  117.00-117.00  117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   5,859     63.1   1,230-1,450  1,345.2  116.00-118.50  117.64
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    3,583     63.8     756-938      874.9  186.50-188.00  187.32
 65 - 80% Choice    1,539     63.7     796-915      843.9  186.00-187.00  186.77
 35 - 65% Choice      110     64.0     960-960      960.0  188.00-188.00  188.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   5,232     63.8     756-960      867.5  186.00-188.00  187.18
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    2,188     62.8   1,250-1,425  1,371.7  116.00-120.00  117.26
 65 - 80% Choice    1,284     63.2   1,200-1,485  1,316.0  117.00-118.00  117.04
 35 - 65% Choice      659     63.5   1,220-1,330  1,301.1  117.00-117.50  117.36
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,131     63.1   1,200-1,485  1,343.1  116.00-120.00  117.21
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    2,194     63.6     724-939      881.3  186.00-189.00  187.03
 65 - 80% Choice    2,025     63.1     837-921      872.5  186.00-187.00  186.89
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   4,219     63.4     724-939      877.0  186.00-189.00  186.96
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  28,874     63.0   1,200-1,600  1,449.6  116.00-120.00  117.58
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades  16,320     63.5     724-1,009    901.9  186.00-189.00  187.12
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice       91     59.5   1,375-1,635  1,491.0   83.50-88.00    86.08
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      91     59.5   1,375-1,635  1,491.0   83.50-88.00    86.08
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      452     60.5     810-866      833.4  157.00-162.00  157.75
 65 - 80% Choice      159     60.0     810-861      822.2  157.00-163.00  158.43
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     611     60.3     810-866      830.5  157.00-163.00  157.93
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    3,883     63.9     781-1,017    953.3  185.00-190.00  187.77
 65 - 80% Choice       37     62.5     812-812      812.0  188.00-188.00  188.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   3,920     63.9     781-1,017    951.9  185.00-190.00  187.77
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      333     63.3     774-809      800.3  185.00-188.00  187.41
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     333     63.3     774-809      800.3  185.00-188.00  187.41
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice    1,331     62.6     729-913      815.1  185.00-192.00  187.29
 65 - 80% Choice      454     62.9     775-916      860.5  180.00-191.00  188.70
 35 - 65% Choice       39     61.5     832-868      851.7  190.00-190.00  190.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,824     62.7     729-916      827.2  180.00-192.00  187.70
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades   6,077     63.5     729-1,017    906.2  180.00-192.00  187.73
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      434     59.9     775-812      776.5  144.00-148.00  146.79
 65 - 80% Choice      182     58.3     796-800      798.9  143.00-172.00  149.04
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     616     59.4     775-812      783.1  143.00-172.00  147.45
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice       26     62.2     792-792      792.4  184.00-184.00  184.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      26     62.2     792-792      792.4  184.00-184.00  184.00

NATIONAL - All States

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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