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5 Area Weekly Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Dec 15, 2014    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, 12/14/2014



Confirmed:  46,330       Week Ago:  51,606         Year Ago:  62,131



                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice      2,181     1,275-1,550    159.00-164.00   1,485     161.69

65 - 80% Choice      6,123     1,300-1,575    160.00-164.00   1,479     161.85

35 - 65% Choice      4,645     1,200-1,550    160.00-164.00   1,395     163.40

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades    12,949     1,200-1,575    159.00-164.00   1,450     162.38

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice      1,645     1,250-1,450    160.00-164.00   1,332     162.55

65 - 80% Choice      3,597     1,100-1,450    160.00-164.00   1,256     163.04

35 - 65% Choice      3,057     1,080-1,350    162.00-164.00   1,186     163.53

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     8,299     1,080-1,450    160.00-164.00   1,245     163.12



                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice      2,851       875-1,008    254.00-260.00     938     256.61

65 - 80% Choice      7,608       819-1,045    254.00-259.00     941     255.93

35 - 65% Choice        430       934-963      254.00-257.00     955     256.15

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades    10,889       819-1,045    254.00-260.00     941     256.12

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice      1,622       756-950      254.00-258.00     870     256.37

65 - 80% Choice      1,906       756-950      254.00-257.00     842     255.68

35 - 65% Choice        428       718-950      255.00-256.00     838     255.73

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     3,956       718-950      254.00-258.00     853     255.97



                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice        918     1,400-1,518    162.00-166.40   1,455     163.94

65 - 80% Choice        355     1,425-1,510    162.00-166.40   1,501     165.59

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     1,273     1,400-1,518    162.00-166.40   1,468     164.40

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice        249     1,250-1,335    161.00-166.40   1,275     164.06

65 - 80% Choice        336     1,306-1,306    164.00-164.00   1,306     164.00

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades       585     1,250-1,335    161.00-166.40   1,293     164.03



                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice        779       850-984      253.00-257.00     942     255.04

65 - 80% Choice         40       738-738      257.00-257.00     738     257.00

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades       819       738-984      253.00-257.00     932     255.13

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice        118       850-854      254.00-256.00     851     255.36

65 - 80% Choice                     -               -

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades       118       850-854      254.00-256.00     851     255.36



WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          12,949          1,450         162.38

Live FOB Heifer          8,299          1,245         163.12

Dressed Del Steer       10,889            941         256.12

Dressed Del Heifer       3,956            853         255.97



SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          11,457          1,451         166.83

Live FOB Heifer          6,976          1,292         167.28

Dressed Del Steer       11,056            942         263.95

Dressed Del Heifer       9,208            830         263.78



SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          23,195          1,414         130.61

Live FOB Heifer         15,082          1,269         130.67

Dressed Del Steer        8,315            907         206.35

Dressed Del Heifer       4,279            792         207.19





WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION



Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered

Head       Price                        Head       Price

70         159.00-159.49                1,362      254.00-254.49

150        159.50-159.99                0          254.50-254.99

2,990      160.00-160.49                3,362      255.00-255.49

334        160.50-160.99                0          255.50-255.99

1,137      161.00-161.49                6,094      256.00-256.49

1,226      161.50-161.99                0          256.50-256.99

6,552      162.00-162.49                5,046      257.00-257.49

0          162.50-162.99                0          257.50-257.99

1,613      163.00-163.49                658        258.00-258.49

117        163.50-163.99                0          258.50-258.99

10,347     164.00-164.49                199        259.00-259.49

                                        0          259.50-259.99

                                        146        260.00-260.49



Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB

Head      Price                         Head      Price

42        161.00-161.49                 160       253.00-253.49

0         161.50-161.99                 0         253.50-253.99

285       162.00-162.49                 38        254.00-254.49

0         162.50-162.99                 0         254.50-254.99

373       163.00-163.49                 350       255.00-255.49

144       163.50-163.99                 0         255.50-255.99

521       164.00-164.49                 269       256.00-256.49

0         164.50-164.99                 0         256.50-256.99

88        165.00-165.49                 120       257.00-257.49

0         165.50-165.99

600       166.00-166.49





**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 Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO

           816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@usda.gov

           www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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