National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - AM
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St. Joseph, MO    Fri, Dec 07, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Thursday Afternoon, 12/06/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day  Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago   Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   17,103    170,771      21,443      188,846      28,344      169,847
Live:       3,088     21,581       4,498       30,707       3,442       23,843
Total:     20,191    192,352      25,941      219,553      31,786      193,690

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    1,841     11,764       1,047       14,537         905       11,093
Live:         322        322         117          257          71          233
Total:      2,163     12,086       1,164       14,794         976       11,326


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice  11,077     63.2    780-1,051    959  176.66-213.65     188.95
65 - 80% Choice   2,108     63.8    785-977      893  183.33-190.73     186.59
35 - 65% Choice     693     63.8    769-934      828  182.33-189.88     184.51
 0 - 35% Choice      51     63.6    894-894      894  185.10-185.10     185.10
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,494     64.4    776-978      877  178.00-214.67     191.29
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice      37     59.6    793-793      793  187.12-187.12     187.12
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     700     62.8    814-1,098    900  171.05-208.65     194.03
65 - 80% Choice     243     61.8    737-947      897  178.17-185.00     184.06
35 - 65% Choice     114     63.5    834-834      834  183.26-183.26     183.26
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                 16,517     63.3    737-1,098    933  171.05-214.67     188.76
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice      36     63.8    914-914      914  184.11-184.11     184.11
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     199     59.3    806-896      865  171.00-178.88     174.80
65 - 80% Choice     295     61.2    839-944      901  165.00-175.01     170.94
35 - 65% Choice      56     60.8    851-851      851  172.33-172.33     172.33
 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     281     62.6  1,375-1,457   1,408 120.58-133.98     124.35
65 - 80% Choice      85     63.3  1,504-1,504   1,504 118.50-118.50     118.50
35 - 65% Choice     159     63.2  1,176-1,324   1,229 118.50-119.00     118.82
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     277     62.6  1,101-1,308   1,205 121.01-139.32     133.23
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,552     63.0  1,097-1,483   1,322 119.50-137.59     134.03
65 - 80% Choice     375     62.2  1,223-1,291   1,263 114.08-118.00     116.74
35 - 65% Choice     229     63.0  1,128-1,364   1,280 117.00-118.74     117.91
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  2,958     62.9  1,097-1,504   1,309 114.08-139.32     128.33
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice      95     62.5  1,498-1,498   1,498 102.21-102.21     102.21
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      35     59.8  1,335-1,335   1,335 106.10-106.10     106.10
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 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     719     62.9    805-990      947  163.47-184.77     176.60
65 - 80% Choice     252     63.9    732-939      913  149.86-176.22     172.87
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice      29     62.2    904-904      904  189.31-189.31     189.31
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     604     62.6    699-1,016    886  173.79-187.49     180.43
65 - 80% Choice      80     60.4    692-712      709  174.53-174.81     174.77
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  1,684     62.8    692-1,016    908  149.86-189.31     177.55
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     121     58.9    780-894      857  146.75-153.26     149.52
65 - 80% Choice      36     56.0    769-769      769  132.96-132.96     132.96
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
  No Reportable Trade.  
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     134     61.1  1,501-1,501   1,501 115.21-115.21     115.21
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     188     62.9  1,341-1,496   1,449 110.56-117.00     114.40
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                    322     62.2  1,341-1,501   1,471 110.56-117.00     114.74
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


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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