5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Oct 21, 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, 10/20/2019

Confirmed:  63,052       Week Ago:  71,335         Year Ago:  91,729

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     14,626     1,345-1,585    108.00-112.00   1,495     110.05
65 - 80% Choice      3,936     1,350-1,550    108.00-112.00   1,434     108.89
35 - 65% Choice        853     1,260-1,500    108.00-108.00   1,371     108.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    19,415     1,260-1,585    108.00-112.00   1,477     109.73
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,303     1,350-1,525    110.00-112.55   1,478     111.63
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,303     1,350-1,525    110.00-112.55   1,478     111.63
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice     10,903       857-1,023    172.00-178.00     964     174.12
65 - 80% Choice      5,896       851-984      170.00-178.00     916     174.66
35 - 65% Choice         38       899-899      173.00-173.00     899     173.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    16,837       851-1,023    170.00-178.00     947     174.31
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice      1,053       944-992      170.00-174.00     984     173.87
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,053       944-992      170.00-174.00     984     173.87

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      5,618     1,225-1,400    108.00-112.00   1,326     110.31
65 - 80% Choice      3,120     1,200-1,325    108.00-111.00   1,266     108.67
35 - 65% Choice        423     1,150-1,200    108.00-108.00   1,187     108.00
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     9,161     1,150-1,400    108.00-112.00   1,299     109.64
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,455     1,235-1,350    110.00-112.00   1,300     110.91
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,455     1,235-1,350    110.00-112.00   1,300     110.91
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,285       784-928      173.00-178.00     846     173.57
65 - 80% Choice      1,455       794-889      173.00-178.00     869     173.66
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,740       784-928      173.00-178.00     855     173.60
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        240       806-806      173.00-173.00     806     173.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       240       806-806      173.00-173.00     806     173.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      3,220     1,250-1,475    106.00-111.00   1,372     109.87
65 - 80% Choice      2,015     1,250-1,425    108.00-112.00   1,326     109.19
35 - 65% Choice        850     1,170-1,300    107.00-108.00   1,218     107.91
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     6,085     1,170-1,475    106.00-112.00   1,335     109.37
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        581     1,275-1,435    109.00-111.00   1,368     110.17
65 - 80% Choice         30     1,225-1,225    107.00-107.00   1,225     107.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       611     1,225-1,435    107.00-111.00   1,361     110.02
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,289       781-986      171.00-175.00     870     174.32
65 - 80% Choice        609       808-914      172.00-175.00     866     174.60
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     2,898       781-986      171.00-175.00     869     174.38
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            34,661     1,150-1,585    106.00-112.00   1,405     109.64

LIVE DELIVERED       3,369     1,225-1,525    107.00-112.55   1,380     111.03

DRESSED DELIVERED   23,475       781-1,023    170.00-178.00     923     174.20

DRESSED FOB          1,293       806-992      170.00-174.00     951     173.71

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          19,415          1,477         109.73
Live FOB Heifer          9,161          1,299         109.64
Dressed Del Steer       16,837            947         174.31
Dressed Del Heifer       3,740            855         173.60

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     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 YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          28,034          1,477         110.05
Live FOB Heifer         15,506          1,346         110.41
Dressed Del Steer       20,881            946         173.84
Dressed Del Heifer      10,290            865         173.92


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
38         106.00-106.49                1,239      170.00-170.49
0          106.50-106.99                0          170.50-170.99
163        107.00-107.49                144        171.00-171.49
0          107.50-107.99                0          171.50-171.99
9,219      108.00-108.49                352        172.00-172.49
45         108.50-108.99                0          172.50-172.99
5,868      109.00-109.49                9,115      173.00-173.49
281        109.50-109.99                0          173.50-173.99
7,159      110.00-110.49                1,373      174.00-174.49
142        110.50-110.99                0          174.50-174.99
10,786     111.00-111.49                8,268      175.00-175.49
0          111.50-111.99                0          175.50-175.99
960        112.00-112.49                80         176.00-176.49
                                        0          176.50-176.99
                                        35         177.00-177.49
                                        0          177.50-177.99
                                        2,869      178.00-178.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
30        107.00-107.49                 35        170.00-170.49
0         107.50-107.99                 0         170.50-170.99
0         108.00-108.49                 0         171.00-171.49
0         108.50-108.99                 0         171.50-171.99
39        109.00-109.49                 0         172.00-172.49
39        109.50-109.99                 0         172.50-172.99
517       110.00-110.49                 240       173.00-173.49
147       110.50-110.99                 0         173.50-173.99
1,764     111.00-111.49                 1,018     174.00-174.49
37        111.50-111.99
568       112.00-112.49
228       112.50-112.99


**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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