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Direct Slaughter Cattle - Formulated Purchases - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, Oct 07, 2014    USDA Market News



NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT - FORMULATED AND GRID PURCHASES -

Cattle Priced So Far Today



            Head     Week to    Same Day    Same Period   Same Day  Same Period

            Count      Date     Week Ago     Last Week    Year Ago   Last Year

FORMULA NET:

Dressed:   27,421     74,141      20,520       64,335          NA           NA

Live:       1,264      8,148       2,879       15,224          NA           NA

Total:     28,685     82,289      23,399       79,559          NA           NA



NEGOTIATED GRID NET:

Dressed:      425      3,230       1,920        3,957          NA           NA

Live:           0        214         189          499          NA           NA

Total:        425      3,444       2,109        4,456          NA           NA





FORMULA NET - DRESSED BASIS

                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net

                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price

STEER

Over 80% Choice   2,896     64.2    782-1,036    940  244.92-260.68     249.99

65 - 80% Choice   3,387     64.9    774-1,019    909  240.00-254.11     246.89

35 - 65% Choice   5,793     64.5    741-977      874  231.83-253.21     247.49

 0 - 35% Choice   1,573     64.6    718-994      897  240.84-252.51     247.24

HEIFER

Over 80% Choice   2,924     64.4    702-908      836  243.16-260.55     251.84

65 - 80% Choice   2,879     64.5    743-929      815  246.77-255.73     250.07

35 - 65% Choice   3,627     64.4    739-908      791  239.52-253.89     250.47

 0 - 35% Choice     372     64.1    732-855      796  247.43-251.96     250.02

MIXED STEER/HEIFER

Over 80% Choice     847     63.4    743-954      844  243.75-256.62     252.15

65 - 80% Choice     422     63.7    752-911      824  243.56-255.63     250.69

35 - 65% Choice     100     61.2    754-879      828  243.52-243.92     243.68

 0 - 35% Choice     287     63.8    927-927      927  252.45-252.45     252.45

ALL STEERS & HEIFERS

                 25,107     64.4    702-1,036    862  231.83-260.68     249.20

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW

Over 80% Choice                        -                    -

65 - 80% Choice     354     64.1    755-947      827  241.30-253.98     248.66

35 - 65% Choice     464     63.8    656-859      771  237.22-248.40     243.76

 0 - 35% Choice     498     60.8    741-991      868  228.32-243.00     233.98

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER

Over 80% Choice      37     61.1    800-800      800  256.23-256.23     256.23

65 - 80% Choice     423     62.0    837-897      877  243.24-247.57     245.28

35 - 65% Choice     504     62.3    817-901      862  237.68-244.04     241.05

 0 - 35% Choice      34     62.0    832-832      832  246.00-246.00     246.00





FORMULA NET - LIVE BASIS

                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net

                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price

STEER

Over 80% Choice                        -                    -

65 - 80% Choice     113     63.6  1,562-1,562   1,562 163.00-163.00     163.00

35 - 65% Choice     687     64.3  1,379-1,517   1,443 159.00-160.50     159.76

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

HEIFER

Over 80% Choice                        -                    -

65 - 80% Choice      71     61.7  1,438-1,438   1,438 159.00-159.00     159.00

35 - 65% Choice     193     63.3  1,328-1,328   1,328 159.00-159.00     159.00

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

MIXED STEER/HEIFER

Over 80% Choice     200     63.0  1,300-1,300   1,300 161.50-161.50     161.50

65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -

35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

ALL STEERS & HEIFERS

                  1,264     63.7  1,300-1,562   1,413 159.00-163.00     160.17

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER

 No Reportable Trade.





NEGOTIATED GRID NET - DRESSED BASIS

                  Head    Wtd Avg     Weight     Avg       Price         Avg Net

                  Count  Dress Pct    Range       Wt       Range          Price

STEER

Over 80% Choice                        -                    -

65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -

35 - 65% Choice      68     64.7    938-938      938  253.82-253.82     253.82

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

HEIFER

Over 80% Choice      76     63.6    728-728      728  243.23-243.23     243.23

65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -

35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

MIXED STEER/HEIFER

Over 80% Choice      28     62.4    714-714      714  243.48-252.02     248.06

65 - 80% Choice      39     63.1    829-829      829  249.75-249.75     249.75

35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

ALL STEERS & HEIFERS

                    211     63.7    714-938      813  243.23-253.82     248.49

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW

Over 80% Choice                        -                    -

65 - 80% Choice      96     63.5    766-766      766  245.99-245.99     245.99

35 - 65% Choice     118     60.7    834-834      834  239.31-239.31     239.31

 0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER

 No Reportable Trade.





NEGOTIATED GRID NET - LIVE BASIS

 No Reportable Trade.





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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