5 Area Daily Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated
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St Joseph, MO    Fri Oct 6, 2017     USDA Market News Service

5 AREA DAILY 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: Thursday, 10/5/2017

Head Count:        508   Week Ago:   36,115   Last Year:    69,269
Week to Date:    1,493   Week Ago:   37,290   Last Year:    87,518

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice         403   1,450-1,475   108.00-111.00   1,460    109.82
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades        403   1,450-1,475   108.00-111.00   1,460    109.82
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                       Head      Weight          Price        Avg      Avg
                       Count      Range          Range      Weight     Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice                    -              -
 65 - 80% Choice                    -              -
 35 - 65% Choice                    -              -
  0 - 35% Choice                    -              -
 Total all grades                   -              -

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED       Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer               1,049          1,424         108.74
Live    Heifer                214          1,278         107.22
Dressed Steer
Dressed Heifer                 45            868         170.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              16,316          1,422         107.88
Live    Heifer              6,029          1,265         107.98
Dressed Steer               4,638            926         171.13
Dressed Heifer              2,498            830         170.76

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR    Head Count     Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live    Steer              30,280          1,461         100.91
Live    Heifer             16,147          1,320         101.55
Dressed Steer              17,729            959         159.06
Dressed Heifer              8,463            855         159.53


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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