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Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases

LM_CT154

St Joseph, MO    Mon Sep 22, 2014    USDA Market News



NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES

For Week Ending Sunday, 9/21/2014



On Friday trade and demand was light to moderate in Kansas, Nebraska and the Western 

Cornbelt. For the week in Kansas, live sales sold 2.00-3.00 lower at 159.00. For the 

week in Nebraska, live sales sold 4.00-8.00 lower from 155.00-159.00 with dressed 

sales 3.00-5.00 lower from 244.00-246.00 bulk at 245.00. For the week in the Western 

Cornbelt, live sales sold 4.00-5.00 lower, from 154.00-155.00 with dressed sales 4.00 

lower from 244.00-246.00. On Friday a limited test of available negotiated cash 

sales, sold in the Texas Panhandle and Colorado. For the week, live sales sold 2.00-

3.00 lower in the Texas Panhandle and 4.00 lower in Colorado at 159.00.



NEGOTIATED CASH:

Total Confirmed for the week: 52,629    Week ago: 79,537     Year ago: 131,076



Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 42,212        Week ago: 65,424

Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 10,417        Week ago: 14,113



NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:

Confirmed for the week: 9,628           Week ago: 18,891     Year ago: 30,178



                                    DOMESTIC

                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES

             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice        5,552   63.5  1,225-1,565  1,458  152.50-160.00  154.74

 65 - 80% Choice        5,257   63.5  1,250-1,521  1,424  152.00-159.00  157.34

 35 - 65% Choice        3,194   63.3  1,190-1,465  1,364  158.00-159.00  158.92

  0 - 35% Choice           57   63.2  1,420-1,420  1,420  159.00-159.00  159.00

 Total all grades      14,060   63.4  1,190-1,565  1,424  152.00-160.00  156.68

STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,245   63.5  1,300-1,500  1,446  154.00-160.00  156.81

 65 - 80% Choice          585   64.3  1,300-1,470  1,421  154.00-157.50  155.56

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,830   63.7  1,300-1,500  1,438  154.00-160.00  156.41

STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        6,461   63.9    784-1,010    936  243.00-250.00  244.89

 65 - 80% Choice        4,827   64.0    787-975      918  243.00-245.00  244.44

 35 - 65% Choice        1,051   64.5    856-934      899  240.00-250.00  245.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades      12,339   64.0    784-1,010    926  240.00-250.00  244.72

STEERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice          782   64.0    880-976      924  242.50-247.00  243.30

 65 - 80% Choice          227   63.1    812-914      891  243.00-248.00  246.73

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,009   63.8    812-976      917  242.50-248.00  244.07



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice        2,560   63.5  1,150-1,400  1,300  153.75-160.00  155.58

 65 - 80% Choice        3,003   64.1  1,120-1,365  1,284  153.50-159.00  158.15

 35 - 65% Choice        1,668   63.5  1,165-1,280  1,205  153.50-159.00  158.26

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       7,231   63.7  1,120-1,400  1,272  153.50-160.00  157.27

HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          493   63.4  1,195-1,345  1,272  154.00-159.00  157.06

 65 - 80% Choice          252   63.9  1,200-1,282  1,268  154.00-156.00  155.67

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         745   63.6  1,195-1,345  1,271  154.00-159.00  156.59

HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        3,196   63.5    740-896      830  243.00-246.00  245.19

 65 - 80% Choice        4,208   64.0    715-896      801  244.00-250.00  246.78

 35 - 65% Choice          437   64.5    736-803      774  240.00-250.00  249.54

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       7,841   63.8    715-896      812  240.00-250.00  246.29

HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice          317   63.4    771-826      808  243.00-247.00  244.26

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         317   63.4    771-826      808  243.00-247.00  244.26



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice          517   63.4  1,225-1,465  1,338  153.00-159.00  156.26

 65 - 80% Choice          420   63.2  1,200-1,375  1,309  154.00-159.00  156.83

 35 - 65% Choice        1,027   63.0  1,200-1,460  1,298  159.00-159.00  159.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,964   63.1  1,200-1,465  1,311  153.00-159.00  157.81

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          632   63.8  1,200-1,425  1,344  155.00-160.50  157.81

 65 - 80% Choice          163   63.6  1,250-1,350  1,300  153.50-156.00  154.75

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         795   63.7  1,200-1,425  1,335  153.50-160.50  157.18

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          974   63.3    728-949      843  243.00-250.00  244.91

 65 - 80% Choice          773   63.4    756-899      840  243.00-245.00  244.31

 35 - 65% Choice          760   62.5    900-900      900  246.00-246.00  246.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       2,507   63.1    728-949      859  243.00-250.00  245.06

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice          116   64.2    848-886      860  243.00-243.00  243.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         116   64.2    848-886      860  243.00-243.00  243.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB              23,255   63.5  1,120-1,565  1,367  152.00-160.00  156.96



 LIVE DELIVERED         3,370   63.7  1,195-1,500  1,377  153.50-160.50  156.63



 DRESSED DELIVERE      22,687   63.8    715-1,010    879  240.00-250.00  245.30



 DRESSED FOB            1,442   63.7    771-976      888  242.50-248.00  244.03



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice          140   59.8  1,375-1,450  1,394  144.00-147.00  146.25

 65 - 80% Choice           32   61.0  1,375-1,375  1,375  142.00-142.00  142.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         172   60.0  1,375-1,450  1,390  142.00-147.00  145.46

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          169   60.9    685-868      829  236.00-247.00  242.14

 65 - 80% Choice          755   60.1    795-870      849  237.00-243.00  241.06

 35 - 65% Choice          340   61.3    810-883      864  237.00-239.00  238.32

  0 - 35% Choice          293   59.1    621-914      840  238.00-245.00  242.02

 Total all grades       1,557   60.3    621-914      849  236.00-247.00  240.76

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice          109   59.0    825-825      825  240.00-240.00  240.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice           37   60.0    840-840      840  242.00-242.00  242.00

 Total all grades         146   59.3    825-840      829  240.00-242.00  240.51



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



 NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and LM_CT151

                                 Formula Reports



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

STEERS: LIVE FOB

 No Reportable Trade.

STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        2,128   63.1    771-971      873  245.00-255.00  247.20

 65 - 80% Choice          499   62.6    775-1,004    874  244.00-254.00  249.26

 35 - 65% Choice           26   62.5    875-875      875  245.00-245.00  245.00

  0 - 35% Choice           50   61.0    686-686      686  242.00-242.00  242.00

 Total all grades       2,703   62.9    686-1,004    870  242.00-255.00  247.46

STEERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice          214   63.6    837-896      882  244.00-248.00  244.71

 65 - 80% Choice           38   60.0    810-810      810  246.00-246.00  246.00

 35 - 65% Choice          221   64.4    864-903      899  259.00-259.00  259.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         473   63.7    810-903      884  244.00-259.00  251.49



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 No Reportable Trade.

HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice           11   63.0    756-756      756  250.00-250.00  250.00

 65 - 80% Choice          239   62.2    702-833      793  245.00-246.00  245.32

 35 - 65% Choice        1,078   63.5    698-903      759  245.00-249.00  247.08

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,328   63.3    698-903      765  245.00-250.00  246.79

HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice          190   64.4    770-774      772  259.00-259.00  259.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         190   64.4    770-774      772  259.00-259.00  259.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 No Reportable Trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,144   63.0    720-882      811  245.00-254.00  248.37

 65 - 80% Choice          859   62.1    707-837      784  244.00-252.00  246.41

 35 - 65% Choice          291   62.8    729-899      789  245.00-253.00  249.80

  0 - 35% Choice          300   62.5    750-750      750  244.00-244.00  244.00

 Total all grades       2,594   62.6    707-899      792  244.00-254.00  247.38

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice           12   60.0    870-870      870  250.00-250.00  250.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          12   60.0    870-870      870  250.00-250.00  250.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -



 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -



 DRESSED DELIVERE       6,625   62.9    686-1,004    818  242.00-255.00  247.29



 DRESSED FOB              675   63.8    770-903      852  244.00-259.00  253.58



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice           50   61.5  1,300-1,300  1,300  151.00-151.00  151.00

 35 - 65% Choice          170   61.4  1,325-1,400  1,387  150.00-154.00  153.29

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         220   61.4  1,300-1,400  1,367  150.00-154.00  152.77

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          837   60.3    775-847      784  243.00-248.00  245.80

 65 - 80% Choice          132   61.2    744-825      808  235.00-245.00  241.11

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice           39   59.6    778-778      778  243.00-243.00  243.00

 Total all grades       1,008   60.4    744-847      787  235.00-248.00  245.08

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice           35   60.0    855-855      855  243.00-243.00  243.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          35   60.0    855-855      855  243.00-243.00  243.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE FOB

 No Reportable Trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          185   64.0    687-687      687  246.00-246.00  246.00

 65 - 80% Choice          474   64.5    686-691      689  246.00-246.00  246.00

 35 - 65% Choice          406   60.2    848-900      894  246.00-246.00  246.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,065   62.8    686-900      767  246.00-246.00  246.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB

 No Reportable Trade.



                                IMPORTED - CANADA

                             NEGOTIATED CASH PRICES

             (Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

STEERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

HEIFERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 DRESSED DELIVERE                          -                    -



 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice           17   62.0  1,010-1,010  1,011  250.00-250.00  250.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          17   62.0  1,010-1,010  1,011  250.00-250.00  250.00

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



 IMPORTED NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICES:  Final Net Prices Shown on LM_CT109 and

                                    LM_CT152



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice           16   61.0    777-777      778  248.00-248.00  248.00

 65 - 80% Choice          405   64.0    864-928      907  248.00-248.00  248.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         421   63.9    777-928      902  248.00-248.00  248.00

STEERS: DRESSED FOB

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

HEIFERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 DRESSED DELIVERE         421   63.9    777-928      902  248.00-248.00  248.00



 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: 

 No Reportable Trade.



                                REGIONAL SECTION



COLORADO:

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                 500   63.7  1,250-1,475  1,436  159.00-159.00  159.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB               6,195   63.6  1,150-1,565  1,408  152.00-159.00  154.56

 LIVE DELIVERED         1,700   63.7  1,195-1,450  1,386  153.50-160.00  156.55

 DRESSED DELIVERED      6,302   63.7    728-976      885  243.00-250.00  244.57

 DRESSED FOB            1,080   63.9    771-976      895  242.50-247.00  243.31



NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB               1,035   63.9  1,180-1,500  1,286  154.00-159.00  157.66

 LIVE DELIVERED           370   63.1  1,325-1,500  1,439  156.00-156.00  156.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED      2,217   63.3    740-994      893  240.00-246.00  244.83

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                                  -                    -

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB               1,243   64.0  1,120-1,475  1,318  153.50-160.00  155.75

 LIVE DELIVERED           723   64.0  1,200-1,470  1,334  154.00-160.50  156.87

 DRESSED DELIVERED        570   63.6    756-884      845  243.00-250.00  244.28

 DRESSED FOB              189   63.2    905-915      906  245.00-248.00  247.48



NORTH EASTERN STATES: OH/PA/NY/WV/VA/CT/DE/ME/MA/MD/NH/NJ/RI/VT

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                 236   63.5  1,225-1,380  1,265  153.50-155.75  154.83

 LIVE DELIVERED            72   64.0  1,400-1,400  1,400  160.00-160.00  160.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED         43   63.0    788-788      788  245.00-245.00  245.00

 DRESSED FOB               53   62.1    813-885      833  243.00-247.00  244.13



FOB prices based on net weights FOB the feedyard after a 3-4% shrink.

Delivered prices based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.



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

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

            http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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