5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Oct 14, 2019    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, 10/13/2019

Confirmed:  71,335       Week Ago:  78,829         Year Ago:  89,722

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     15,000     1,265-1,625    104.00-111.00   1,492     109.25
65 - 80% Choice      4,670     1,200-1,640    107.00-111.00   1,430     109.29
35 - 65% Choice      3,135     1,230-1,525    108.00-110.00   1,389     108.96
 0 - 35% Choice        181     1,350-1,360    108.00-108.00   1,358     108.00
Total all grades    22,986     1,200-1,640    104.00-111.00   1,464     109.21
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,041     1,350-1,500    108.00-111.50   1,444     110.47
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,041     1,350-1,500    108.00-111.50   1,444     110.47
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      8,589       803-1,030    167.00-172.00     951     171.77
65 - 80% Choice      2,495       781-991      169.00-172.00     946     171.78
35 - 65% Choice        119       888-916      172.00-172.00     906     172.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    11,203       781-1,030    167.00-172.00     950     171.77
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice      1,760       886-1,000    171.00-172.00     964     171.47
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,760       886-1,000    171.00-172.00     964     171.47

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      8,720     1,250-1,475    108.00-111.00   1,332     109.71
65 - 80% Choice      3,696     1,140-1,375    108.00-109.00   1,263     108.55
35 - 65% Choice      1,186     1,090-1,370    108.00-109.00   1,200     108.68
 0 - 35% Choice         66     1,100-1,100    108.00-108.00   1,100     108.00
Total all grades    13,668     1,090-1,475    108.00-111.00   1,301     109.30
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,416     1,200-1,380    110.00-110.75   1,301     110.07
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,416     1,200-1,380    110.00-110.75   1,301     110.07
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      3,989       775-921      170.00-172.00     834     171.79
65 - 80% Choice        921       698-875      172.00-172.00     817     172.00
35 - 65% Choice        520       863-863      172.00-172.00     863     172.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     5,430       698-921      170.00-172.00     834     171.85
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        326       768-902      171.00-172.00     845     171.75
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       326       768-902      171.00-172.00     845     171.75

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      5,549     1,100-1,600    105.00-110.50   1,388     108.91
65 - 80% Choice      3,573     1,175-1,500    107.00-111.00   1,338     108.88
35 - 65% Choice        893     1,250-1,400    108.00-109.00   1,307     108.36
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    10,015     1,100-1,600    105.00-111.00   1,363     108.85
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        253     1,150-1,425    109.00-110.00   1,328     109.54
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       253     1,150-1,425    109.00-110.00   1,328     109.54
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,778       788-984      167.00-172.00     885     171.42
65 - 80% Choice        292       792-922      170.00-172.00     880     171.73
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,070       788-984      167.00-172.00     884     171.45
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            46,669     1,090-1,640    104.00-111.00   1,395     109.16

LIVE DELIVERED       2,710     1,150-1,500    108.00-111.50   1,358     110.17

DRESSED DELIVERED   19,703       698-1,030    167.00-172.00     908     171.75

DRESSED FOB          2,086       768-1,000    171.00-172.00     945     171.52

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          22,986          1,464         109.21
Live FOB Heifer         13,668          1,301         109.30
Dressed Del Steer       11,203            950         171.77
Dressed Del Heifer       5,430            834         171.85

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          25,893          1,442         107.34
Live FOB Heifer         14,348          1,321         107.88
Dressed Del Steer       16,550            943         169.80
Dressed Del Heifer       5,815            830         169.83

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          35,600          1,465         110.52
Live FOB Heifer         14,814          1,309         110.77
Dressed Del Steer       17,732            952         173.52
Dressed Del Heifer       7,834            831         173.42


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
36         104.00-104.49                71         167.00-167.49
0          104.50-104.99                0          167.50-167.99
74         105.00-105.49                0          168.00-168.49
0          105.50-105.99                0          168.50-168.99
191        106.00-106.49                115        169.00-169.49
0          106.50-106.99                0          169.50-169.99
597        107.00-107.49                2,138      170.00-170.49
44         107.50-107.99                0          170.50-170.99
7,891      108.00-108.49                47         171.00-171.49
405        108.50-108.99                0          171.50-171.99
24,418     109.00-109.49                17,332     172.00-172.49
1,343      109.50-109.99
3,755      110.00-110.49
4,910      110.50-110.99
3,005      111.00-111.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
14        108.00-108.49                 1,009     171.00-171.49
0         108.50-108.99                 0         171.50-171.99
357       109.00-109.49                 1,077     172.00-172.49
0         109.50-109.99
1,516     110.00-110.49
140       110.50-110.99
543       111.00-111.49
140       111.50-111.99


**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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