5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Jun 19, 2017    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE
Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota feedlots
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
For: Week Ending Sunday, 6/18/2017

Confirmed:  81,006       Week Ago:  98,754         Year Ago:  49,206

                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice     13,426     1,244-1,500    124.00-135.00   1,402     130.45
65 - 80% Choice     14,446     1,200-1,500    124.00-135.00   1,337     129.62
35 - 65% Choice      1,873     1,165-1,425    124.00-134.00   1,299     131.73
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    29,745     1,165-1,500    124.00-135.00   1,364     130.12
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      6,405     1,100-1,350    125.00-135.00   1,224     129.90
65 - 80% Choice      7,267     1,070-1,363    124.00-134.00   1,212     130.64
35 - 65% Choice        992     1,160-1,275    130.00-133.00   1,186     131.28
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    14,664     1,070-1,363    124.00-135.00   1,216     130.36

                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      4,818       756-950      202.00-215.00     890     208.72
65 - 80% Choice     15,689       744-950      200.00-216.00     857     205.12
35 - 65% Choice        136       847-847      202.00-202.00     847     202.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    20,643       744-950      200.00-216.00     865     205.94
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      1,324       742-871      202.00-215.00     814     209.57
65 - 80% Choice      3,604       725-950      200.00-216.00     804     206.14
35 - 65% Choice        400       713-713      200.00-200.00     713     200.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,328       713-950      200.00-216.00     800     206.53

                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice        281     1,300-1,450    127.00-130.50   1,365     128.17
65 - 80% Choice        507     1,411-1,411    133.00-133.00   1,411     133.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       788     1,300-1,450    127.00-133.00   1,395     131.28
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice        294     1,313-1,313    133.00-133.00   1,313     133.00
65 - 80% Choice         76     1,225-1,225    128.00-128.00   1,225     128.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       370     1,225-1,313    128.00-133.00   1,295     131.97

                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice        844       826-930      207.00-213.00     883     210.93
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       844       826-930      207.00-213.00     883     210.93
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          29,745          1,364         130.12
Live FOB Heifer         14,664          1,216         130.36
Dressed Del Steer       20,643            865         205.94
Dressed Del Heifer       5,328            800         206.53

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          38,476          1,331         136.07
Live FOB Heifer         16,042          1,228         136.62
Dressed Del Steer       17,352            890         218.36
Dressed Del Heifer       8,134            828         217.54

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          14,698          1,412         120.59
Live FOB Heifer          9,067          1,251         121.19
Dressed Del Steer       11,063            891         194.23
Dressed Del Heifer       5,095            803         193.31


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
3,104      124.00-124.49                7,339      200.00-200.49
0          124.50-124.99                0          200.50-200.99
943        125.00-125.49                0          201.00-201.49
0          125.50-125.99                0          201.50-201.99
954        126.00-126.49                5,308      202.00-202.49
1,583      126.50-126.99                0          202.50-202.99
2,866      127.00-127.49                442        203.00-203.49
0          127.50-127.99                0          203.50-203.99
4,012      128.00-128.49                0          204.00-204.49
1,657      128.50-128.99                0          204.50-204.99
609        129.00-129.49                1,907      205.00-205.49
307        129.50-129.99                0          205.50-205.99
5,996      130.00-130.49                617        206.00-206.49
0          130.50-130.99                0          206.50-206.99
3,131      131.00-131.49                80         207.00-207.49
0          131.50-131.99                0          207.50-207.99
14,481     132.00-132.49                3,227      208.00-208.49
37         132.50-132.99                0          208.50-208.99
6,330      133.00-133.49                0          209.00-209.49
0          133.50-133.99                0          209.50-209.99
909        134.00-134.49                4,646      210.00-210.49
0          134.50-134.99                0          210.50-210.99
1,240      135.00-135.49                0          211.00-211.49
                                        0          211.50-211.99
                                        189        212.00-212.49
                                        0          212.50-212.99
                                        669        213.00-213.49
                                        0          213.50-213.99
                                        230        214.00-214.49
                                        0          214.50-214.99
                                        4,489      215.00-215.49
                                        0          215.50-215.99
                                        360        216.00-216.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
172       127.00-127.49                 35        207.00-207.49
0         127.50-127.99                 0         207.50-207.99
76        128.00-128.49                 156       208.00-208.49
0         128.50-128.99                 0         208.50-208.99
35        129.00-129.49                 0         209.00-209.49
0         129.50-129.99                 0         209.50-209.99
0         130.00-130.49                 0         210.00-210.49
74        130.50-130.99                 0         210.50-210.99
0         131.00-131.49                 477       211.00-211.49
0         131.50-131.99                 0         211.50-211.99
0         132.00-132.49                 0         212.00-212.49
0         132.50-132.99                 0         212.50-212.99
836       133.00-133.49                 216       213.00-213.49


**Note: "Confirmed" head count at the top includes beef type steers, heifers,
mixed steer/heifer lots, dairybreds and mixed steer/heifer/cow lots. The
weighted average prices and associated head counts include beef type steer and
heifer lots only. The price distribution includes beef type steer lots, heifer
lots and mixed steer/heifer lots.

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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