5 Area Monthly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO     Tue Dec 3, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA MONTHLY 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: November 2019

Confirmed: 364,208      Last Month: 308,743        Last Year:480,759

 							Negotiated Cash Sales
                        Head        Weight         Price       Avg     Avg
                        Count        Range         Range       Weight  Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
  Over 80% Choice      92,904    1,275-1,650    110.00-120.00  1,513   115.30
  65 - 80% Choice      24,945    1,250-1,630    112.00-120.00  1,438   115.57
  35 - 65% Choice      11,404    1,150-1,565    114.00-119.00  1,331   115.33
   0 - 35% Choice         133    1,375-1,375    114.00-114.00  1,375   114.00
  Total all grades    129,386    1,150-1,650    110.00-120.00  1,482   115.35
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice       7,073    1,400-1,550    113.00-120.00  1,475   116.97
  65 - 80% Choice         200    1,500-1,500    115.95-115.95  1,500   115.95
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades      7,273    1,400-1,550    113.00-120.00  1,476   116.94
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice      49,578      825-1,040    176.00-188.00   970    182.64
  65 - 80% Choice      11,406      806-1,039    176.00-187.00   948    182.13
  35 - 65% Choice         160      900-944      180.00-183.00   927    182.02
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades     61,144      806-1,040    176.00-188.00   966    182.54
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
  Over 80% Choice       6,108      896-1,010    176.00-187.00   971    181.30
  65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
  35 - 65% Choice          12      930-930      170.00-170.00   930    170.00
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades      6,120      896-1,010    170.00-187.00   971    181.28
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
  Over 80% Choice      44,791    1,200-1,525    111.00-120.00  1,351   115.62
  65 - 80% Choice      17,696    1,100-1,465    113.00-120.00  1,293   115.62
  35 - 65% Choice       5,273    1,070-1,385    113.00-119.00  1,194   115.61
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades     67,760    1,070-1,525    111.00-120.00  1,323   115.62
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice       8,044    1,200-1,400    112.00-120.00  1,343   117.05
  65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades      8,044    1,200-1,400    112.00-120.00  1,343   117.05
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice      21,025      750-975      175.00-187.00   860    182.44
  65 - 80% Choice       3,698      713-938      180.00-187.00   842    183.32
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades     24,723      713-975      175.00-187.00   857    182.57
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  Over 80% Choice       2,258      762-921      178.00-184.00   873    180.49
  65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades      2,258      762-921      178.00-184.00   873    180.49
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
  Over 80% Choice      23,341    1,200-1,575    111.00-120.00  1,410   115.24
  65 - 80% Choice      11,352    1,200-1,520    113.00-119.00  1,352   115.87
  35 - 65% Choice       2,727    1,090-1,500    113.00-119.00  1,290   115.35
   0 - 35% Choice          66    1,350-1,350    115.00-115.00  1,350   115.00
  Total all grades     37,486    1,090-1,575    111.00-120.00  1,384   115.44
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice       2,518    1,225-1,500    111.00-119.00  1,400   116.69
  65 - 80% Choice          20    1,350-1,350    112.00-112.00  1,350   112.00
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades      2,538    1,225-1,500    111.00-119.00  1,399   116.66
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
  Over 80% Choice      13,015      726-1,006    177.00-187.00   890    182.06
  65 - 80% Choice       1,826      797-953      180.00-187.00   877    182.81
  35 - 65% Choice          76      788-845      180.00-182.00   804    180.58
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades     14,917      726-1,006    177.00-187.00   888    182.15
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
  Over 80% Choice         691      800-921      180.00-184.00   860    182.04
  65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
  35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
   0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
  Total all grades        691      800-921      180.00-184.00   860    182.04
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
  LIVE FOB            234,632    1,070-1,650    110.00-120.00  1,421   115.44

  LIVE DELIVERED       17,855    1,200-1,550    111.00-120.00  1,405   116.95

  DRESSED DELIVERED   100,784      713-1,040    175.00-188.00   927    182.49

  DRESSED FOB           9,069      762-1,010    170.00-187.00   938    181.14


MONTHLY ACCUMULATED     Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer              129,386      1,482.20      $115.35
Live    Heifer              67,760      1,323.40      $115.62
Dressed Steer               61,144        965.50      $182.54
Dressed Heifer              24,723        857.00      $182.57

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH  Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer              101,895      1,455.40      $109.29
Live    Heifer              59,390      1,294.40      $109.48
Dressed Steer               57,543        949.10      $172.62
Dressed Heifer              20,108        840.40      $172.44

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR   Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer              201,542      1,469.10      $115.04
Live    Heifer              94,207      1,309.60      $115.19
Dressed Steer               67,834        954.60      $180.24
Dressed Heifer              28,096        850.60      $180.86


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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