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Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary



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St Joseph, MO    Wed May 21, 2014    USDA Market News Service



NATIONAL DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary

Roundup for: Tuesday, 05/20/2014



Tuesday saw negotiated cash trading inactive on light demand in all major feeding 

regions. Not enough sales for a market trend. Last week in the Texas Panhandle live 

sales ranged from 144.00-146.00 on a light test. In Kansas live sales sold at 145.00.

For the prior week in Nebraska and the Western Cornbelt live sales sold from mostly 

147.00-147.50 and dressed sales sold mostly at 234.00. In Colorado live sales sold at

147.00 for the previous week.



Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a

3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.



NEGOTIATED CASH:

Confirmed:         928            Week ago:    2,918          Year ago:      970

Week to Date:    1,300            Week ago:    4,740          Year ago:    1,965



NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:

Confirmed:       1,563            Week ago:    2,009          Year ago:    3,622

Week to Date:    2,409            Week ago:    4,295          Year ago:    6,085





NEGOTIATED CASH SALES

(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)



                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg

                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price

STEER - LIVE - FOB

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice       96     62.8   1,275-1,325  1,305.2  145.00-150.00  148.65

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      96     62.8   1,275-1,325  1,305.2  145.00-150.00  148.65

STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice      160     61.0     793-793      793.0  230.00-230.00  230.00

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades     160     61.0     793-793      793.0  230.00-230.00  230.00

HEIFER 

 No reportable trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice      410     63.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  145.00-145.00  145.00

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades     410     63.5   1,375-1,375  1,375.0  145.00-145.00  145.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice       44     63.0     825-825      825.0  233.00-233.00  233.00

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      44     63.0     825-825      825.0  233.00-233.00  233.00

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB

 Total all grades     506     63.4   1,275-1,375  1,361.8  145.00-150.00  145.69

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Total all grades     204     61.4     793-825      799.9  230.00-233.00  230.65

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB

 Over 80% Choice       76     60.0   1,300-1,300  1,300.0  131.00-131.00  131.00

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      76     60.0   1,300-1,300  1,300.0  131.00-131.00  131.00

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice       62     60.9     775-866      814.7  224.00-225.00  224.44

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      62     60.9     775-866      814.7  224.00-225.00  224.44

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 

 No reportable trade.



NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND

SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT

(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)



                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg

                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price

STEER - LIVE - FOB

 No reportable trade.

STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice       30     64.0     864-864      864.0  234.00-234.00  234.00

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      30     64.0     864-864      864.0  234.00-234.00  234.00

HEIFER - LIVE - FOB

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice       85     63.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  142.00-142.00  142.00

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      85     63.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  142.00-142.00  142.00

HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice       12     59.0     767-767      767.0  238.00-238.00  238.00

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades      12     59.0     767-767      767.0  238.00-238.00  238.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB

 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -

 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -

 35 - 65% Choice      430     63.8   1,225-1,275  1,230.2  143.00-144.00  143.10

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades     430     63.8   1,225-1,275  1,230.2  143.00-144.00  143.10

MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice      252     62.8     744-825      788.5  232.00-235.00  232.85

 65 - 80% Choice      132     62.6     775-850      797.7  235.00-236.00  235.30

 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades     384     62.8     744-850      791.7  232.00-236.00  233.69

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB

 Total all grades     515     63.7   1,225-1,275  1,233.5  142.00-144.00  142.92

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Total all grades     426     62.7     744-864      796.1  232.00-238.00  233.84

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB

 No reportable trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice      331     59.1     767-775      774.2  226.00-231.00  227.92

 65 - 80% Choice       22     61.2     796-796      796.3  231.00-231.00  231.00

 35 - 65% Choice       11     60.0     750-750      750.0  234.00-234.00  234.00

  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -

 Total all grades     364     59.2     750-796      774.8  226.00-234.00  228.29

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 

 No reportable trade.



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Source:    USDA Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO

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