5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Dec 2, 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, 12/1/2019

Confirmed:  51,310       Week Ago:  87,321         Year Ago:  103,562

                               Negotiated Cash Sales

                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg
                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice     10,900     1,275-1,590    116.00-120.00   1,503     118.18
65 - 80% Choice      3,110     1,325-1,630    117.00-120.00   1,482     118.31
35 - 65% Choice        638     1,315-1,565    118.00-119.00   1,455     118.34
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    14,648     1,275-1,630    116.00-120.00   1,496     118.21
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        769     1,400-1,490    116.00-120.00   1,458     119.76
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       769     1,400-1,490    116.00-120.00   1,458     119.76
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      8,402       851-1,027    183.00-188.00     972     186.82
65 - 80% Choice      2,704       899-1,011    186.00-187.00     962     186.87
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades    11,106       851-1,027    183.00-188.00     969     186.83
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        666       953-1,000    186.00-187.00     972     186.69
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       666       953-1,000    186.00-187.00     972     186.69

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      6,141     1,240-1,500    116.00-120.00   1,351     118.39
65 - 80% Choice      2,683     1,175-1,465    118.00-120.00   1,328     118.61
35 - 65% Choice        488     1,185-1,325    118.00-119.00   1,245     118.60
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     9,312     1,175-1,500    116.00-120.00   1,339     118.47
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,786     1,200-1,364    119.00-120.00   1,327     119.78
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,786     1,200-1,364    119.00-120.00   1,327     119.78
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      2,994       763-922      186.00-187.00     850     186.96
65 - 80% Choice        877       819-853      187.00-187.00     834     187.00
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     3,871       763-922      186.00-187.00     847     186.97
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice                     -               -
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades                    -               -

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
Over 80% Choice      3,647     1,200-1,550    114.00-120.00   1,384     118.35
65 - 80% Choice      2,893     1,250-1,520    118.00-119.00   1,349     118.22
35 - 65% Choice        122     1,180-1,300    118.00-119.00   1,227     118.61
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     6,662     1,180-1,550    114.00-120.00   1,366     118.30
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice        162     1,300-1,500    116.50-118.25   1,448     118.01
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       162     1,300-1,500    116.50-118.25   1,448     118.01
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
Over 80% Choice      1,325       784-969      184.00-187.00     883     186.67
65 - 80% Choice        554       823-905      185.00-187.00     876     186.70
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades     1,879       784-969      184.00-187.00     881     186.67
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
Over 80% Choice        202       848-889      184.00-184.00     869     184.00
65 - 80% Choice                     -               -
35 - 65% Choice                     -               -
 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -
Total all grades       202       848-889      184.00-184.00     869     184.00

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
LIVE FOB            30,622     1,175-1,630    114.00-120.00   1,420     118.31

LIVE DELIVERED       2,717     1,200-1,500    116.00-120.00   1,372     119.67

DRESSED DELIVERED   16,856       763-1,027    183.00-188.00     931     186.85

DRESSED FOB            868       848-1,000    184.00-187.00     948     186.07

WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          14,648          1,496         118.21
Live FOB Heifer          9,312          1,339         118.47
Dressed Del Steer       11,106            969         186.83
Dressed Del Heifer       3,871            847         186.97

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          34,467          1,472         115.96
Live FOB Heifer         17,877          1,326         116.10
Dressed Del Steer       12,471            973         183.59
Dressed Del Heifer       4,423            847         183.84

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR
                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price
Live FOB Steer          42,219          1,467         117.10
Live FOB Heifer         20,094          1,309         117.01
Dressed Del Steer       12,894            950         183.38
Dressed Del Heifer       6,587            863         183.31


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                        Head       Price
37         114.00-114.49                80         183.00-183.49
0          114.50-114.99                0          183.50-183.99
22         115.00-115.49                306        184.00-184.49
0          115.50-115.99                0          184.50-184.99
75         116.00-116.49                269        185.00-185.49
210        116.50-116.99                0          185.50-185.99
3,982      117.00-117.49                1,309      186.00-186.49
42         117.50-117.99                0          186.50-186.99
15,733     118.00-118.49                14,383     187.00-187.49
989        118.50-118.99                0          187.50-187.99
5,433      119.00-119.49                509        188.00-188.49
0          119.50-119.99
4,099      120.00-120.49

Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB
Head      Price                         Head      Price
20        116.00-116.49                 202       184.00-184.49
12        116.50-116.99                 0         184.50-184.99
0         117.00-117.49                 0         185.00-185.49
0         117.50-117.99                 0         185.50-185.99
150       118.00-118.49                 204       186.00-186.49
0         118.50-118.99                 0         186.50-186.99
503       119.00-119.49                 462       187.00-187.49
0         119.50-119.99
2,032     120.00-120.49


**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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