5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri May 19, 2017    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, 5/18/2017

Head Count:     56,077   Week Ago:   37,479   Last Year:    25,993
Week to Date:   72,192   Week Ago:   74,360   Last Year:    48,830

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       7,864   1,275-1,455   130.00-136.00   1,363    134.82
 65 - 80% Choice      11,795   1,200-1,525   129.00-135.50   1,343    134.04
 35 - 65% Choice       3,281   1,170-1,400   133.00-135.00   1,276    134.02
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     22,940   1,170-1,525   129.00-136.00   1,341    134.30
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice       6,056   1,125-1,400   131.00-136.00   1,258    134.40
 65 - 80% Choice       6,032   1,100-1,350   131.00-135.50   1,210    133.80
 35 - 65% Choice       1,610   1,060-1,350   131.00-135.00   1,166    133.19
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades     13,698   1,060-1,400   131.00-136.00   1,226    133.99

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice       1,526     784-913     205.00-214.00     862    212.07
 65 - 80% Choice       2,213     771-950     210.00-213.00     857    211.90
 35 - 65% Choice         368     766-866     212.00-213.00     841    212.63
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      4,107     766-950     205.00-214.00     858    212.03
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         440     728-805     212.00-213.00     771    212.73
 65 - 80% Choice       1,238     744-813     212.00-213.00     787    212.49
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades      1,678     728-813     212.00-213.00     783    212.55

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              26,054          1,342         134.27
Live    Heifer             15,681          1,224         133.94
Dressed Steer              11,451            878         212.74
Dressed Heifer              2,783            788         212.20

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              24,968          1,349         137.86
Live    Heifer             17,172          1,211         137.17
Dressed Steer              11,933            871         220.53
Dressed Heifer              4,428            783         220.79

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              22,309          1,367         131.14
Live    Heifer             12,915          1,235         130.77
Dressed Steer               5,279            880         204.03
Dressed Heifer              1,688            823         204.88


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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