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5 Area Annual Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases

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St Joseph, MO     Thu Jan 3, 2019    USDA Market News Service

5 AREA YEARLY 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:  2018

Confirmed: 5,064,664    Year 2017: 4,872,899      Year 2016: 4,576,913

                              LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds
                        Head        Weight         Price       Avg     Avg
                        Count        Range         Range       Weight  Price

STEERS
 Over 80% Choice    1,066,056    1,115-1,675    104.00-132.00  1,464   115.98
 65 - 80% Choice      704,101    1,075-1,625    105.00-130.00  1,401   117.06
 35 - 65% Choice      195,726    1,100-1,600    105.00-130.00  1,312   119.06
  0 - 35% Choice          728    1,200-1,450    114.00-127.00  1,290   120.26
 Total all grades   1,966,611    1,075-1,675    104.00-132.00  1,426   116.68
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice      519,620    1,050-1,570    105.00-132.00  1,315   117.17
 65 - 80% Choice      353,713    1,030-1,500    105.00-130.00  1,247   117.74
 35 - 65% Choice       73,320    1,000-1,450    105.00-130.00  1,206   118.80
  0 - 35% Choice          400    1,005-1,350    108.00-126.00  1,211   117.16
 Total all grades     947,053    1,000-1,570    105.00-132.00  1,281   117.51

                          DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds
                        Head        Weight         Price       Avg     Avg
                        Count        Range         Range       Weight  Price

STEERS
 Over 80% Choice      526,460      735-1,068    166.00-208.00   927    184.18
 65 - 80% Choice      243,666      713-1,054    168.00-207.00   895    185.74
 35 - 65% Choice       13,874      756-977      169.00-205.00   861    187.98
  0 - 35% Choice                      -               -
 Total all grades     784,000      713-1,068    166.00-208.00   916    184.73
HEIFERS
 Over 80% Choice      243,798      693-1,035    168.00-208.00   840    186.07
 65 - 80% Choice       82,435      690-947      169.00-207.00   810    185.95
 35 - 65% Choice        2,185      748-909      170.00-205.00   813    185.83
  0 - 35% Choice                      -               -
 Total all grades     328,418      690-1,035    168.00-208.00   832    186.04


YEAR 2018               Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer            1,966,611      1,426.40      $116.68
Live    Heifer             947,053      1,281.20      $117.51
Dressed Steer              784,000        915.90      $184.73
Dressed Heifer             328,418        832.00      $186.04

YEAR 2017               Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer            1,865,522      1,409.00      $121.74
Live    Heifer             985,517      1,275.40      $121.79
Dressed Steer              736,556        907.20      $194.27
Dressed Heifer             331,445        830.60      $192.57

YEAR 2016               Head Count    Avg Weight    Avg Price
Live    Steer            1,583,629      1,432.40      $119.58
Live    Heifer             862,990      1,298.80      $120.17
Dressed Steer              883,507        922.30      $190.79
Dressed Heifer             423,046        839.80      $191.78


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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