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USDA-LM: National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases

St Joseph, MO - Mon Dec 04, 2017 - USDA Market News


NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 12/3/2017

On Thursday in the Southern Plains, trade was moderate on good demand with very 
limited trade on light demand on Friday. For the week in the Texas Panhandle, live 
purchases traded 3.00 higher at 121.00. For the week in Kansas, live purchases traded 
2.00-3.00 higher from 120.00-121.00. On Thursday, trade and demand were moderate in 
Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt with light to moderate trade on Friday. For the 
week in Nebraska, live purchases traded mostly 1.00 higher ranging from 119.00-
121.00, bulk at 121.00. Dressed purchases for the week traded steady to 2.00 higher 
at 190.00. For the week in the Western Cornbelt, live purchases traded steady to 1.00 
ranging from 120.00-122.00, bulk from 120.00-121.00. Dressed purchases for the week, 
traded steady at 190.00. In Colorado on Thursday, trade was limited on moderate 
demand with light to moderate trade on light demand on Friday. For the week in 
Colorado, live purchases traded unevenly steady from 120.00-121.50, bulk from 120.00-
121.00.  

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 106,410   Week ago: 84,958     Year ago: 114,321

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 98,270        Week ago: 71,759
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 8,140         Week ago: 13,199

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 18,909          Week ago: 15,344     Year ago: 20,044

                                    DOMESTIC
                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES
             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       17,376   63.2  1,275-1,600  1,490  117.00-122.00  120.48
 65 - 80% Choice       11,851   63.2  1,215-1,555  1,420  118.00-121.50  120.61
 35 - 65% Choice        7,214   63.1  1,200-1,500  1,350  118.00-121.00  120.57
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      36,441   63.2  1,200-1,600  1,439  117.00-122.00  120.54
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,155   63.4  1,325-1,565  1,434  118.00-123.00  121.56
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,155   63.4  1,325-1,565  1,434  118.00-123.00  121.56
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       11,612   63.4    811-1,061    945  187.00-192.00  189.91
 65 - 80% Choice        4,717   63.4    803-985      930  189.00-190.00  189.87
 35 - 65% Choice        1,107   62.9    897-976      929  190.00-190.00  190.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      17,436   63.3    803-1,061    940  187.00-192.00  189.91
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice        1,470   63.1    854-984      947  183.00-192.00  190.80
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,470   63.1    854-984      947  183.00-192.00  190.80

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        8,802   63.3  1,200-1,485  1,341  119.00-122.00  120.22
 65 - 80% Choice        8,475   63.2  1,125-1,450  1,267  117.00-121.50  120.48
 35 - 65% Choice        2,172   63.3  1,100-1,360  1,205  120.00-121.00  120.73
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      19,449   63.3  1,100-1,485  1,294  117.00-122.00  120.39
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          605   63.5  1,250-1,550  1,407  118.50-120.50  119.95
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         605   63.5  1,250-1,550  1,407  118.50-120.50  119.95
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        5,371   63.1    750-958      861  188.00-191.00  189.87
 65 - 80% Choice        2,059   63.5    713-905      830  190.00-190.00  190.00
 35 - 65% Choice          943   63.2    746-803      764  190.00-190.00  190.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       8,373   63.2    713-958      843  188.00-191.00  189.91
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           78   63.3    886-886      886  192.00-192.00  192.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          78   63.3    886-886      886  192.00-192.00  192.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        4,016   62.9  1,150-1,550  1,345  117.00-122.00  120.00
 65 - 80% Choice        5,731   63.2  1,140-1,488  1,302  119.00-121.00  120.45
 35 - 65% Choice        1,768   63.3  1,200-1,425  1,323  118.00-121.00  120.69
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      11,515   63.1  1,140-1,550  1,320  117.00-122.00  120.33
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,219   63.0  1,200-1,475  1,367  116.00-123.00  120.93
 65 - 80% Choice           20   63.5  1,275-1,275  1,275  121.00-121.00  121.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,239   63.0  1,200-1,475  1,366  116.00-123.00  120.93
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,437   63.0    771-1,022    873  188.00-192.00  189.99
 65 - 80% Choice        2,969   62.8    790-941      881  189.00-190.00  189.74
 35 - 65% Choice          177   63.0    819-897      864  190.00-190.00  190.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       6,583   62.9    771-1,022    876  188.00-192.00  189.88
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          201   63.0    775-877      816  189.00-190.00  189.70
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         201   63.0    775-877      816  189.00-190.00  189.70

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              67,405   63.2  1,100-1,600  1,377  117.00-122.00  120.46

 LIVE DELIVERED         2,999   63.3  1,200-1,565  1,400  116.00-123.00  120.97

 DRESSED DELIVERE      32,392   63.2    713-1,061    902  187.00-192.00  189.90

 DRESSED FOB            1,749   63.1    775-984      929  183.00-192.00  190.73

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          243   59.5  1,350-1,375  1,371   85.00-93.00    89.80
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         243   59.5  1,350-1,375  1,371   85.00-93.00    89.80
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice           15   58.0  1,400-1,400  1,400   84.00-84.00    84.00
 Total all grades          15   58.0  1,400-1,400  1,400   84.00-84.00    84.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          981   59.9    775-866      826  151.00-175.00  164.21
 65 - 80% Choice          312   59.6    752-855      794  160.00-165.00  160.64
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,293   59.9    752-866      818  151.00-175.00  163.35
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           34   59.9    854-870      860  144.00-154.00  147.53
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          34   59.9    854-870      860  144.00-154.00  147.53

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151
                                 Formula Reports

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        4,638   63.1    695-992      923  184.00-193.00  189.74
 65 - 80% Choice          628   62.9    762-932      858  180.00-199.50  193.15
 35 - 65% Choice          127   63.1    765-859      811  194.50-199.50  197.85
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       5,393   63.1    695-992      913  180.00-199.50  190.33
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          159   62.5    762-876      829  186.00-198.00  191.13
 65 - 80% Choice           37   64.0    864-864      864  197.00-197.00  197.00
 35 - 65% Choice          103   65.2    912-912      913  198.50-198.50  198.50
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         299   63.6    762-912      862  186.00-198.50  194.40

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        2,226   62.8    768-992      818  187.00-198.50  191.38
 65 - 80% Choice          401   63.9    775-895      843  183.00-198.50  196.76
 35 - 65% Choice          425   64.4    674-857      740  197.00-198.50  198.28
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,052   63.2    674-992      810  183.00-198.50  193.05
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           83   63.2    819-825      821  198.00-198.00  198.00
 65 - 80% Choice          490   64.6    752-796      769  198.00-198.00  198.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         573   64.4    752-825      777  198.00-198.00  198.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice           80   63.5  1,250-1,250  1,250  121.00-121.00  121.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          80   63.5  1,250-1,250  1,250  121.00-121.00  121.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,374   62.8    735-904      822  186.00-201.50  189.33
 65 - 80% Choice        1,859   62.7    771-904      807  180.00-194.00  189.38
 35 - 65% Choice          331   61.7    765-879      825  190.00-199.50  192.44
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       5,564   62.7    735-904      817  180.00-201.50  189.53
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           40   63.5    826-826      826  189.00-189.00  189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          40   63.5    826-826      826  189.00-189.00  189.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -

 LIVE DELIVERED            80   63.5  1,250-1,250  1,250  121.00-121.00  121.00

 DRESSED DELIVERE      14,009   62.9    674-992      852  180.00-201.50  190.61

 DRESSED FOB              912   64.1    752-912      807  186.00-198.50  196.42

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,548   59.9    775-885      784  144.00-156.00  149.32
 65 - 80% Choice        1,688   59.6    796-825      815  136.00-177.00  149.76
 35 - 65% Choice          111   59.3    752-825      790  160.00-175.00  164.73
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,347   59.8    752-885      800  136.00-177.00  150.05
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           80   57.5    812-870      840  154.00-155.00  154.65
 65 - 80% Choice          104   59.4    825-825      825  142.00-145.00  144.31
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         184   58.6    812-870      832  142.00-155.00  148.80

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           38   62.1    865-865      865  192.00-192.00  192.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          38   62.1    865-865      865  192.00-192.00  192.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

                                IMPORTED - CANADA
                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES
             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          280   63.0    913-913      914  200.00-200.00  200.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         280   63.0    913-913      914  200.00-200.00  200.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS:
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERE         280   63.0    913-913      914  200.00-200.00  200.00

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

 IMPORTED NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and
                                    LM_CT152

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          191   63.0    850-882      870  186.00-191.00  189.22
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         191   63.0    850-882      870  186.00-191.00  189.22
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice           67   63.0    882-882      882  186.00-191.00  188.31
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          67   63.0    882-882      882  186.00-191.00  188.31
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 DRESSED DELIVERE         258   63.0    850-882      873  186.00-191.00  188.98

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           17   58.0    812-812      812  154.00-154.00  154.00
 65 - 80% Choice           64   58.0    800-800      800  143.00-143.00  143.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          81   58.0    800-812      803  143.00-154.00  145.31
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 
 No Reportable Trade.

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               3,574   62.6  1,100-1,550  1,416  119.00-121.50  120.54
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED         25   65.0  1,008-1,008  1,008  191.00-191.00  191.00
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              11,028   63.4  1,200-1,600  1,425  117.00-122.00  120.40
 LIVE DELIVERED         1,688   63.6  1,275-1,475  1,399  118.00-123.00  120.82
 DRESSED DELIVERED     12,779   63.2    713-1,022    901  187.00-192.00  189.82
 DRESSED FOB              635   63.3    775-984      925  188.00-192.00  190.08

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               3,121   62.9  1,200-1,525  1,392  118.00-122.00  119.95
 LIVE DELIVERED           240   63.5  1,550-1,550  1,550  120.00-120.00  120.00
 DRESSED DELIVERED      5,568   62.8    775-1,061    917  190.00-190.00  190.00
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               1,640   63.7  1,225-1,525  1,378  117.00-121.00  119.22
 LIVE DELIVERED           907   62.7  1,200-1,400  1,351  116.00-123.00  121.70
 DRESSED DELIVERED        433   63.1    832-930      895  189.00-191.00  190.07
 DRESSED FOB               40   64.0    864-864      864  189.00-189.00  189.00

NORTH EASTERN STATES: OH/PA/NY/WV/VA/CT/DE/ME/MA/MD/NH/NJ/RI/VT
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 269   64.1  1,225-1,425  1,334  118.00-121.00  118.90
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED         40   63.0    806-806      806  188.00-188.00  188.00
 DRESSED FOB              149   61.0    854-900      868  183.00-188.00  186.52

FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.
Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

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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