National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Wed Dec 06, 2017    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Tuesday, 12/05/2017

For Tuesday in Kansas and Nebraska cash trading was limited on very light demand.
In the Western Cornbelt trading was inactive on very light demand. Not enough cash
trades for a market trend. In the Texas Panhandle and Colorado trading has been at 
a standstill. Last week in the Texas Panhandle and Nebraska saw live cash trades at 
121.00 and dressed trades in Nebraska were at 190.00. For the prior week in Kansas, 
Colorado and the Western Cornbelt live cash trades were from 120.00-121.00 and 
dressed trades in the Western Cornbelt were at 190.00.

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:       3,907            Week ago:      272          Year ago:    1,549
Week to Date:    4,886            Week ago:      292          Year ago:    3,260

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       1,430            Week ago:    1,451          Year ago:    1,602
Week to Date:    3,015            Week ago:    2,958          Year ago:    3,248


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      497     63.4   1,425-1,525  1,466.3  115.00-123.00  119.79
 65 - 80% Choice       72     62.5   1,385-1,385  1,385.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
 35 - 65% Choice      149     62.5   1,400-1,400  1,400.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     718     63.1   1,385-1,525  1,444.4  115.00-123.00  118.93
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      110     63.4     885-952      908.6  189.00-189.00  189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     110     63.4     885-952      908.6  189.00-189.00  189.00
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,250     63.0   1,200-1,430  1,323.8  117.50-122.00  118.08
 65 - 80% Choice    1,333     63.1   1,175-1,300  1,214.9  116.00-118.00  117.72
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   2,583     63.0   1,175-1,430  1,267.6  116.00-122.00  117.89
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice      249     63.3   1,275-1,380  1,361.4  118.00-118.00  118.00
 65 - 80% Choice      102     63.1   1,250-1,365  1,306.4  117.00-118.00  117.49
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     351     63.2   1,250-1,380  1,345.4  117.00-118.00  117.85
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       75     63.5     841-857      849.0  189.00-189.00  189.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      75     63.5     841-857      849.0  189.00-189.00  189.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades   3,652     63.1   1,175-1,525  1,309.8  115.00-123.00  118.09
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     185     63.4     841-952      884.5  189.00-189.00  189.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       70     59.8     840-844      842.4  150.00-154.00  151.94
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades      70     59.8     840-844      842.4  150.00-154.00  151.94
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      121     61.4     731-854      808.4  183.00-187.00  184.49
 65 - 80% Choice       37     62.0     775-775      775.0  180.00-180.00  180.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     158     61.6     731-854      800.6  180.00-187.00  183.44
HEIFER
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      260     62.8     753-882      826.1  185.00-190.00  186.99
 65 - 80% Choice      419     62.1     806-871      822.7  185.00-190.00  187.19
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     679     62.4     753-882      824.0  185.00-190.00  187.11
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     837     62.2     731-882      819.6  180.00-190.00  186.42
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      338     59.6     775-821      785.6  146.00-154.00  148.19
 65 - 80% Choice      118     59.3     800-825      818.0  140.00-143.00  141.43
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     456     59.5     775-825      794.0  140.00-154.00  146.44
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       83     62.7     898-898      898.2  190.00-190.00  190.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice       42     60.9     789-789      789.5  192.00-192.00  192.00
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     125     62.1     789-898      861.7  190.00-192.00  190.67

NATIONAL - All States

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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