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St Joseph, MO    Mon May 6, 2019     USDA Market News

NEBRASKA MONTHLY WEIGHTED AVERAGE CATTLE REPORT - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)
Recap for: April 2019

Confirmed:    148,263       Last Month:  144,851         Last Year:   167,319

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                           Head      Weight      Wtd Avg      Price      Wtd Avg
                           Count     Range       Weight       Range      Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice        25,808    1,265-1,675     1,449   121.00-130.00  127.34
 65 - 80% Choice        19,038    1,200-1,525     1,398   123.00-130.00  125.82
 35 - 65% Choice           408    1,290-1,290     1,290   130.00-130.00  130.00
  0 - 35% Choice           153    1,545-1,545     1,545   130.00-130.00  130.00
 Total all grades       45,407    1,200-1,675     1,426   121.00-130.00  126.74
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice        11,978    1,160-1,500     1,341   123.00-130.00  127.43
 65 - 80% Choice         5,812    1,130-1,400     1,237   123.00-130.00  127.58
 35 - 65% Choice                       -                        -
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       17,790    1,130-1,500     1,307   123.00-130.00  127.48

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                           Head      Weight      Wtd Avg      Price      Wtd Avg
                           Count     Range       Weight       Range      Price
STEERS
 Over 80% Choice        25,682      688-992        888    190.00-208.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice        14,954      688-961        863    196.00-209.00  204.01
 35 - 65% Choice         2,341      781-888        842    198.00-208.00  201.78
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       42,977      688-992        877    190.00-209.00  203.88
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice         6,710      688-903        819    190.00-208.00  204.13
 65 - 80% Choice         6,472      703-928        813    200.00-209.00  205.86
 35 - 65% Choice           217      809-809        809    198.00-198.00  198.00
  0 - 35% Choice                       -                        -
 Total all grades       13,399      688-928        816    190.00-209.00  204.86

MONTHLY ACCUMULATED        Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 45,407     1,426.40       $126.74
 Live    Heifer                17,790     1,307.20       $127.48
 Dressed Steer                 42,977       876.50       $203.88
 Dressed Heifer                13,399       815.60       $204.86

SAME PERIOD LAST MONTH     Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 42,476     1,439.80       $127.55
 Live    Heifer                32,395     1,345.00       $127.61
 Dressed Steer                 31,324       887.60       $205.82
 Dressed Heifer                13,175       818.30       $205.86

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR      Head Count    Avg Weight     Avg Price
 Live    Steer                 55,657     1,409.20       $121.04
 Live    Heifer                29,520     1,289.60       $121.91
 Dressed Steer                 32,661       878.60       $191.20
 Dressed Heifer                13,092       804.90       $190.60

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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