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5 Area Weekly Wtd Avg Direct Slaughter Cattle

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Jun 16, 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, 6/15/2014



Confirmed:  89,686       Week Ago:  77,519         Year Ago:  74,099



                            LIVE FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice     13,256     1,225-1,450    146.00-152.25   1,386     149.83

65 - 80% Choice     12,891     1,245-1,475    146.00-150.00   1,376     149.62

35 - 65% Choice     10,738     1,200-1,475    147.00-150.00   1,345     148.89

 0 - 35% Choice        140     1,270-1,270    148.00-148.00   1,270     148.00

Total all grades    37,025     1,200-1,475    146.00-152.25   1,370     149.48

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice      3,937     1,200-1,350    145.00-150.00   1,270     149.59

65 - 80% Choice      8,174     1,150-1,375    147.00-150.00   1,258     149.40

35 - 65% Choice      4,650     1,050-1,300    146.00-150.00   1,194     148.67

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades    16,761     1,050-1,375    145.00-150.00   1,243     149.25



                        DRESSED DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice      3,488       743-991      232.00-238.00     902     236.54

65 - 80% Choice      6,732       802-950      233.00-238.00     889     235.85

35 - 65% Choice      1,446       837-950      233.00-239.00     923     237.94

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades    11,666       743-991      232.00-239.00     897     236.32

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice      1,417       743-950      230.00-238.00     804     236.17

65 - 80% Choice      2,274       754-950      234.00-238.00     833     236.11

35 - 65% Choice      1,414       736-950      233.00-238.00     827     235.26

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     5,105       736-950      230.00-238.00     823     235.89



                         LIVE DELIVERED BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice        426     1,250-1,425    146.50-152.00   1,353     148.28

65 - 80% Choice        491     1,250-1,425    146.50-149.00   1,326     147.22

35 - 65% Choice         19     1,250-1,250    148.00-148.00   1,250     148.00

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades       936     1,250-1,425    146.50-152.00   1,337     147.72

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice        233     1,150-1,220    143.00-150.00   1,200     149.38

65 - 80% Choice        930     1,185-1,280    148.00-150.00   1,267     149.61

35 - 65% Choice         58     1,175-1,200    147.00-148.00   1,183     147.33

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     1,221     1,150-1,280    143.00-150.00   1,250     149.46



                           DRESSED FOB BASIS - Beef Breeds



                     Head         Weight          Price        Avg      Wtd Avg

                     count        Range           Range       Weight     Price

STEERS

Over 80% Choice      2,296       784-928      234.00-238.00     855     235.60

65 - 80% Choice        221       850-912      234.50-237.00     868     235.45

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades     2,517       784-928      234.00-238.00     856     235.59

HEIFERS

Over 80% Choice        339       762-784      234.00-235.00     777     234.40

65 - 80% Choice                     -               -

35 - 65% Choice                     -               -

 0 - 35% Choice                     -               -

Total all grades       339       762-784      234.00-235.00     777     234.40



WEEKLY WEIGHTED AVERAGES

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          37,025          1,370         149.48

Live FOB Heifer         16,761          1,243         149.25

Dressed Del Steer       11,666            897         236.32

Dressed Del Heifer       5,105            823         235.89



SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          31,127          1,368         145.78

Live FOB Heifer         10,392          1,226         145.56

Dressed Del Steer       11,253            882         231.93

Dressed Del Heifer       6,925            812         231.62



SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR

                     Head Count      Avg Weight     Avg Price

Live FOB Steer          20,846          1,345         120.78

Live FOB Heifer         10,663          1,209         120.50

Dressed Del Steer       16,277            884         194.83

Dressed Del Heifer       6,640            802         194.48





WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION



Live FOB                                Dressed Delivered

Head       Price                        Head       Price

87         145.00-145.49                44         230.00-230.49

0          145.50-145.99                0          230.50-230.99

894        146.00-146.49                0          231.00-231.49

0          146.50-146.99                0          231.50-231.99

2,506      147.00-147.49                88         232.00-232.49

155        147.50-147.99                0          232.50-232.99

12,278     148.00-148.49                734        233.00-233.49

581        148.50-148.99                0          233.50-233.99

3,553      149.00-149.49                758        234.00-234.49

171        149.50-149.99                0          234.50-234.99

40,432     150.00-150.49                5,093      235.00-235.49

148        150.50-150.99                0          235.50-235.99

44         151.00-151.49                5,978      236.00-236.49

0          151.50-151.99                0          236.50-236.99

534        152.00-152.49                314        237.00-237.49

                                        0          237.50-237.99

                                        6,807      238.00-238.49

                                        0          238.50-238.99

                                        932        239.00-239.49



Live Delivered                          Dressed FOB

Head      Price                         Head      Price

53        143.00-143.49                 679       234.00-234.49

0         143.50-143.99                 229       234.50-234.99

0         144.00-144.49                 1,006     235.00-235.49

0         144.50-144.99                 0         235.50-235.99

0         145.00-145.49                 32        236.00-236.49

0         145.50-145.99                 136       236.50-236.99

0         146.00-146.49                 738       237.00-237.49

224       146.50-146.99                 0         237.50-237.99

602       147.00-147.49                 118       238.00-238.49

72        147.50-147.99

291       148.00-148.49

72        148.50-148.99

283       149.00-149.49

78        149.50-149.99

1,056     150.00-150.49

0         150.50-150.99

30        151.00-151.49

0         151.50-151.99

78        152.00-152.49

115       152.50-152.99





**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 Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO

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

           www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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