National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Formulated Purchases - AM
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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, May 16, 2018    USDA Market News

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -
For Primarily Tuesday Afternoon, 05/15/2018

            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day  Same Period
            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago   Last Year
FORMULA NET:
Dressed:   18,445    108,410      21,327      116,793      11,579       87,990
Live:       2,680     10,551       3,276       11,699       2,640        8,849
Total:     21,125    118,961      24,603      128,492      14,219       96,839

NEGOTIATED GRID NET:
Dressed:    2,100      8,613       1,967        7,439       1,180        6,322
Live:           0        160         162          327           0          230
Total:      2,100      8,773       2,129        7,766       1,180        6,552


FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS
                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net
                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price
STEER
Over 80% Choice   4,676     63.6    678-978      865  191.62-227.80     205.11
65 - 80% Choice   2,625     63.7    765-1,063    856  193.63-206.95     198.57
35 - 65% Choice   1,798     63.5    796-892      850  191.98-201.25     196.42
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   3,650     63.3    682-901      771  194.13-229.45     207.33
65 - 80% Choice   1,046     63.1    658-859      766  195.00-226.81     201.02
35 - 65% Choice     287     63.5    744-761      749  196.17-198.97     197.99
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     776     63.3    720-927      818  193.94-228.72     204.76
65 - 80% Choice   1,039     63.5    740-933      835  192.95-203.06     196.51
35 - 65% Choice     103     63.0    765-765      765  193.05-193.05     193.05
 0 - 35% Choice     129     62.8    776-776      776  201.20-201.20     201.20
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                 16,129     63.5    658-1,063    827  191.62-229.45     202.51
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
Over 80% Choice     113     62.6    774-774      774  202.62-202.62     202.62
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice      36     60.2    717-717      717  174.43-174.43     174.43
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice   1,052     60.9    654-884      794  160.00-202.31     190.68
65 - 80% Choice   1,084     61.6    774-930      862  182.11-194.49     186.62
35 - 65% Choice      31     57.6    832-832      832  173.05-173.05     173.05
 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     772     63.4  1,214-1,531   1,367 121.98-126.00     124.60
65 - 80% Choice     537     63.2  1,207-1,456   1,326 123.00-127.00     123.55
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     367     65.4  1,278-1,303   1,298 122.87-127.00     123.74
65 - 80% Choice     332     62.6  1,207-1,251   1,227 123.00-123.00     123.00
35 - 65% Choice     118     62.4  1,363-1,363   1,363 126.00-126.00     126.00
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  2,126     63.5  1,207-1,531   1,322 121.98-127.00     124.01
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     421     59.4  1,235-1,438   1,293 108.05-113.65     108.96
65 - 80% Choice     133     59.8  1,384-1,384   1,384 108.00-108.00     108.00
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     753     64.8    832-921      887  193.50-206.33     199.45
65 - 80% Choice     429     64.8    841-868      853  193.30-205.18     200.54
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
HEIFER
Over 80% Choice                        -                    -
65 - 80% Choice     136     62.8    734-847      779  174.45-203.42     191.92
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     385     63.5    748-867      782  192.30-203.93     198.19
65 - 80% Choice      52     61.9    787-860      843  181.27-192.05     183.76
35 - 65% Choice      31     62.1    795-795      795  196.93-196.93     196.93
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                  1,786     64.3    734-921      845  174.45-206.33     198.37
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
Over 80% Choice     314     59.5    777-925      865  146.28-158.70     153.81
65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -


NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS
  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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