5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Jun 11, 2018    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
For: Week Ending Sunday, 6/10/2018

Confirmed:  116,320      Week Ago:  87,496         Year Ago:  98,754

                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice     26,408     1,250-1,550    112.00-118.25   1,406     114.64
65 - 80% Choice     21,004     1,250-1,525    112.00-115.00   1,370     114.66
35 - 65% Choice      3,250     1,220-1,400    112.00-115.00   1,299     114.90
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    50,662     1,220-1,550    112.00-118.25   1,384     114.66
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      7,653     1,175-1,375    112.00-115.50   1,260     114.82
65 - 80% Choice      9,911     1,120-1,375    111.00-115.00   1,231     114.53
35 - 65% Choice        558     1,150-1,270    115.00-115.00   1,220     115.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    18,122     1,120-1,375    111.00-115.50   1,243     114.67

                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      7,548       787-1,011    181.00-184.00     882     182.93
65 - 80% Choice      5,966       800-944      180.00-184.00     867     182.46
35 - 65% Choice        702       814-902      180.00-184.00     857     183.22
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    14,216       787-1,011    180.00-184.00     874     182.75
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      3,094       713-906      180.00-184.00     794     182.48
65 - 80% Choice      1,284       725-829      180.00-183.00     776     181.55
35 - 65% Choice         82       848-848      183.00-183.00     848     183.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     4,460       713-906      180.00-184.00     790     182.22

                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      2,283     1,300-1,475    113.00-117.00   1,406     115.66
65 - 80% Choice      1,014     1,385-1,385    116.00-116.00   1,385     116.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,297     1,300-1,475    113.00-117.00   1,400     115.76
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      1,423     1,150-1,325    113.00-116.00   1,271     115.76
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,423     1,150-1,325    113.00-116.00   1,271     115.76

                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      1,778       851-977      181.00-185.00     892     183.34
65 - 80% Choice        394       832-928      182.00-182.00     911     182.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,172       832-977      181.00-185.00     895     183.10
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice        738       725-784      182.00-185.00     771     183.19
65 - 80% Choice        129       816-816      182.00-182.00     816     182.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       867       725-816      182.00-185.00     778     183.01

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          50,662          1,384         114.66
Live FOB Heifer         18,122          1,243         114.67
Dressed Del Steer       14,216            874         182.75
Dressed Del Heifer       4,460            790         182.22

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          29,027          1,364         110.55
Live FOB Heifer         17,695          1,243         110.37
Dressed Del Steer       11,877            874         177.35
Dressed Del Heifer       6,456            798         177.24

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          38,476          1,331         136.07
Live FOB Heifer         16,042          1,228         136.62
Dressed Del Steer       17,352            890         218.36
Dressed Del Heifer       8,134            828         217.54


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
80         107.00-107.49                78         177.00-177.49
0          107.50-107.99                0          177.50-177.99
0          108.00-108.49                0          178.00-178.49
0          108.50-108.99                0          178.50-178.99
0          109.00-109.49                35         179.00-179.49
0          109.50-109.99                0          179.50-179.99
0          110.00-110.49                1,189      180.00-180.49
0          110.50-110.99                0          180.50-180.99
346        111.00-111.49                508        181.00-181.49
0          111.50-111.99                0          181.50-181.99
885        112.00-112.49                7,799      182.00-182.49
125        112.50-112.99                0          182.50-182.99
1,629      113.00-113.49                8,719      183.00-183.49
40         113.50-113.99                0          183.50-183.99
22,064     114.00-114.49                5,159      184.00-184.49
906        114.50-114.99
55,201     115.00-115.49
282        115.50-115.99
939        116.00-116.49
0          116.50-116.99
671        117.00-117.49
0          117.50-117.99
520        118.00-118.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
159       113.00-113.49                 249       181.00-181.49
0         113.50-113.99                 0         181.50-181.99
342       114.00-114.49                 1,531     182.00-182.49
15        114.50-114.99                 0         182.50-182.99
662       115.00-115.49                 0         183.00-183.49
0         115.50-115.99                 0         183.50-183.99
3,778     116.00-116.49                 537       184.00-184.49
120       116.50-116.99                 0         184.50-184.99
177       117.00-117.49                 789       185.00-185.49


**Note: "Confirmed" head count at the top includes beef type steers, heifers,
mixed steer/heifer lots, dairybreds and mixed steer/heifer/cow lots. The
weighted average prices and associated head counts include beef type steer and
heifer lots only. The price distribution includes beef type steer lots, heifer
lots and mixed steer/heifer lots.

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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