National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - AM
LM_CT113
St Joseph, MO    Tue Mar 13, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Morning
Primarily trade from previous afternoon

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:         369            Week ago:      216          Year ago:      834
Week to Date:      612            Week ago:      328          Year ago:      885

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:         949            Week ago:      921          Year ago:    1,305
Week to Date:    1,173            Week ago:    1,564          Year ago:    1,350


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       64     63.2   1,425-1,425  1,425.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      64     63.2   1,425-1,425  1,425.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
  No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      114     63.2   1,325-1,325  1,325.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     114     63.2   1,325-1,325  1,325.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades     178     63.2   1,325-1,425  1,361.0  127.00-127.00  127.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     166     63.3     853-889      861.9  204.00-204.00  204.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.  
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       51     61.7     854-883      876.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      51     61.7     854-883      876.0  200.00-200.00  200.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       24     62.0     775-775      775.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      24     62.0     775-775      775.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      627     62.0     744-882      796.8  200.00-206.00  203.62
 65 - 80% Choice       43     63.0     819-819      819.0  204.00-204.00  204.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     670     62.1     744-882      798.3  200.00-206.00  203.65
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     745     62.1     744-883      802.8  200.00-206.00  203.41
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade. 
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      163     59.5     775-826      790.7  152.00-160.00  156.13
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     163     59.5     775-826      790.7  152.00-160.00  156.13
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade. 

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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