National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Report - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Aug 23, 2019    USDA Market News Service

NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Thursday, 08/22/2019

On Thursday negotiated cash trading in the Texas Panhandle was at a standstill
. In Kansas negotiated cash trading was inactive on very light demand. In
Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt negotiated cash trading was limited and on
light to moderate demand. In Nebraska a few dressed trades moved from 170
.00-178.00. In the Western Cornbelt a few live trades moved at 110.00 and a
few dressed trades moved at 178.00. However, not enough trades in any feeding
region for a market trend. The latest established market was last week with
live purchases in the Southern Plains at 105.00. In Nebraska last week on a
light test, live purchases traded from 106.00-107.00 with dressed purchases
traded from 165.00-172.00. Last week in the Western Cornbelt on a light test,
live purchases traded from 106.50-110.00 with dressed purchases from 170

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:      14,369            Week ago:   10,622          Year ago:   40,420
Week to Date:   19,731            Week ago:   36,266          Year ago:  105,603

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:       2,217            Week ago:    2,896          Year ago:    4,658
Week to Date:    5,300            Week ago:    7,848          Year ago:   17,910


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
STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice       594     63.6   1,350-1,525  1,430.5  109.00-111.00  110.18
65 - 80% Choice     1,241     62.7   1,300-1,400  1,389.9  108.00-108.00  108.00
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades    1,835     63.0   1,300-1,525  1,403.1  108.00-111.00  108.71
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        36     63.8   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       36     63.8   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     3,659     63.2     857-977      929.4  173.00-178.00  176.52
65 - 80% Choice     1,542     62.7     765-950      809.5  170.00-178.00  172.01
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades    5,201     63.0     765-977      893.9  170.00-178.00  175.19
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice       439     64.0     832-928      906.1  173.00-175.00  174.73
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      439     64.0     832-928      906.1  173.00-175.00  174.73
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice       653     63.6   1,200-1,350  1,270.1  105.00-111.00  109.46
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      653     63.6   1,200-1,350  1,270.1  105.00-111.00  109.46
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        12     63.3   1,225-1,225  1,225.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       12     63.3   1,225-1,225  1,225.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     2,224     62.7     767-857      822.2  173.00-178.00  176.35
65 - 80% Choice     1,479     62.4     740-864      814.0  170.00-178.00  176.78
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades    3,703     62.6     740-864      818.9  170.00-178.00  176.52
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        82     64.0     800-800      800.0  175.00-175.00  175.00
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       82     64.0     800-800      800.0  175.00-175.00  175.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice       949     63.2   1,250-1,400  1,323.7  105.00-110.00  109.09
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      949     63.2   1,250-1,400  1,323.7  105.00-110.00  109.09
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       173     64.0   1,200-1,350  1,285.1  110.00-111.50  110.92
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      173     64.0   1,200-1,350  1,285.1  110.00-111.50  110.92
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       872     62.7     803-913      867.4  172.00-178.00  176.33
65 - 80% Choice       304     63.1     806-918      840.3  175.00-178.00  175.63
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades    1,176     62.8     803-918      860.4  172.00-178.00  176.15
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        82     64.5     800-829      814.1  174.00-174.00  174.00
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       82     64.5     800-829      814.1  174.00-174.00  174.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            3,437     63.1   1,200-1,525  1,355.9  105.00-111.00  108.95

LIVE DELIVERED        221     63.9   1,200-1,375  1,296.5  110.00-111.50  110.72

DRESSED DELIVERED  10,080     62.8     740-977      862.4  170.00-178.00  175.79

DRESSED FOB           603     64.1     800-928      879.2  173.00-175.00  174.67
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice                           -                      -
65 - 80% Choice        28     59.0     796-796      796.5  140.00-140.00  140.00
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       28     59.0     796-796      796.5  140.00-140.00  140.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
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
STEERS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       409     63.5     750-929      905.9  167.00-177.00  175.06
65 - 80% Choice       264     64.0     816-960      938.2  175.00-175.00  175.00
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      673     63.7     750-960      918.5  167.00-177.00  175.04
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       145     63.1     756-806      789.3  174.00-177.00  175.44
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      145     63.1     756-806      789.3  174.00-177.00  175.44
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice        75     63.5   1,300-1,324  1,312.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades       75     63.5   1,300-1,324  1,312.0  110.00-110.00  110.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       642     63.1     803-906      840.6  172.00-178.00  174.73
65 - 80% Choice       254     62.4     790-930      829.8  175.00-181.00  177.12
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      896     62.9     790-930      837.5  172.00-181.00  175.41
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB               75     63.5   1,300-1,324  1,312.0  110.00-110.00  110.00

DRESSED DELIVERED   1,714     63.2     750-960      865.2  167.00-181.00  175.26
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice       270     59.8     812-870      865.2  153.00-157.00  154.66
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice                           -                      -
Total all grades      270     59.8     812-870      865.2  153.00-157.00  154.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB
No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice                           -                      -
65 - 80% Choice                           -                      -
35 - 65% Choice                           -                      -
 0 - 35% Choice        38     60.0     840-840      840.0  165.00-165.00  165.00
Total all grades       38     60.0     840-840      840.0  165.00-165.00  165.00

NATIONAL - All States

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