5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Sep 11, 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, 9/10/2017

Confirmed:  47,431       Week Ago:  62,261         Year Ago:  88,480

                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice     10,592     1,275-1,565    102.00-107.00   1,475     104.92
65 - 80% Choice      7,322     1,225-1,550    104.00-105.50   1,425     105.04
35 - 65% Choice      2,516     1,175-1,475    103.00-105.00   1,365     104.58
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    20,430     1,175-1,565    102.00-107.00   1,443     104.92
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      4,871     1,200-1,375    103.00-105.50   1,290     104.99
65 - 80% Choice      2,500     1,150-1,370    104.00-105.00   1,262     104.97
35 - 65% Choice        779     1,090-1,350    102.00-105.00   1,234     104.93
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     8,150     1,090-1,375    102.00-105.50   1,276     104.98

                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      2,178       787-1,008    163.00-171.50     931     165.12
65 - 80% Choice      2,154       800-961      163.00-168.00     910     167.15
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     4,332       787-1,008    163.00-171.50     921     166.13
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice      2,161       771-900      163.00-168.00     843     164.73
65 - 80% Choice        590       788-819      166.00-168.00     815     167.86
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,751       771-900      163.00-168.00     837     165.41

                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice        700     1,350-1,475    105.00-106.00   1,444     105.69
65 - 80% Choice        281     1,400-1,400    106.00-106.00   1,400     106.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       981     1,350-1,475    105.00-106.00   1,432     105.78
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price
STEERS
Over 80% Choice      1,697       880-978      165.00-166.00     956     165.60
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,697       880-978      165.00-166.00     956     165.60
HEIFERS
Over 80% Choice        250       794-889      165.00-165.00     849     165.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       250       794-889      165.00-165.00     849     165.00

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          20,430          1,443         104.92
Live FOB Heifer          8,150          1,276         104.98
Dressed Del Steer        4,332            921         166.13
Dressed Del Heifer       2,751            837         165.41

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          20,073          1,425         104.66
Live FOB Heifer          8,562          1,256         104.61
Dressed Del Steer       12,953            903         165.71
Dressed Del Heifer       4,651            818         165.60

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          28,342          1,437         105.02
Live FOB Heifer         11,346          1,288         104.90
Dressed Del Steer       20,546            934         166.25
Dressed Del Heifer       8,284            839         167.13


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
76         102.00-102.49                479        163.00-163.49
40         102.50-102.99                0          163.50-163.99
1,310      103.00-103.49                494        164.00-164.49
0          103.50-103.99                0          164.50-164.99
864        104.00-104.49                4,312      165.00-165.49
76         104.50-104.99                0          165.50-165.99
29,023     105.00-105.49                654        166.00-166.49
2,543      105.50-105.99                0          166.50-166.99
286        106.00-106.49                0          167.00-167.49
72         106.50-106.99                0          167.50-167.99
37         107.00-107.49                2,491      168.00-168.49
                                        0          168.50-168.99
                                        0          169.00-169.49
                                        0          169.50-169.99
                                        0          170.00-170.49
                                        0          170.50-170.99
                                        0          171.00-171.49
                                        33         171.50-171.99

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
45        104.00-104.49                 1,121     165.00-165.49
84        104.50-104.99                 0         165.50-165.99
140       105.00-105.49                 1,095     166.00-166.49
365       105.50-105.99
476       106.00-106.49


**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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