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Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases

LM_CT154

St Joseph, MO    Mon Nov 03, 2014    USDA Market News



NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES

For Week Ending Sunday, 11/2/2014



Friday trading in Kansas was slow to moderate with light to moderate demand. For the 

week live sales sold 2.00 lower at 168.00. In Nebraska and Iowa/Minnesota on Friday 

trading was slow with light demand. For the week in Nebraska live sales sold 2.00 

lower at 168.00 and dressed sales sold steady to 3.00 lower from 262.00 to 265.00. In

Iowa/Minnesota for the week live sales sold 3.00 to 3.50 lower from 166.50 to 167.00 

and dressed sales sold steady to 1.00 lower from 263.00 to 265.00. In the Texas 

Panhandle and Colorado on Friday a very few available cash sales sold. For the week in

the Texas Panhandle a very light test of live sales sold 2.00 lower at 168.00. For the 

week in Colorado a very light test of live sales sold .50 to 2.00 lower from 168.00 to

169.50. A light test was noted in all major feeding regions.



NEGOTIATED CASH:

Total Confirmed for the week: 43,567    Week ago: 89,683     Year ago: 82,067



Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 33,393        Week ago: 45,964

Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 10,174        Week ago: 43,719



NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:

Confirmed for the week: 8,182           Week ago: 12,398     Year ago: 21,378



                                    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        4,746   63.3  1,250-1,510  1,450  163.00-170.00  167.30

 65 - 80% Choice        2,741   62.8  1,250-1,535  1,431  160.00-169.00  167.13

 35 - 65% Choice        3,139   63.2  1,250-1,450  1,379  166.00-168.00  167.66

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades      10,626   63.1  1,250-1,535  1,424  160.00-170.00  167.36

STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          550   63.9  1,400-1,525  1,486  166.00-171.00  169.78

 65 - 80% Choice           65   64.2  1,375-1,375  1,375  167.00-167.00  167.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         615   63.9  1,375-1,525  1,475  166.00-171.00  169.49

STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        3,141   63.3    669-973      937  261.00-266.00  264.38

 65 - 80% Choice        3,312   63.3    819-990      905  260.00-265.00  262.63

 35 - 65% Choice        1,685   63.8    821-996      924  261.00-263.00  262.38

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       8,138   63.4    669-996      921  260.00-266.00  263.25

STEERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice        1,086   64.1    848-967      926  263.00-264.00  263.17

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,086   64.1    848-967      926  263.00-264.00  263.17



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice        1,970   63.2  1,200-1,425  1,330  165.00-170.00  167.55

 65 - 80% Choice        2,659   62.9  1,125-1,450  1,291  166.00-170.00  167.63

 35 - 65% Choice        1,535   62.9  1,200-1,350  1,278  167.00-168.00  167.65

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       6,164   63.0  1,125-1,450  1,300  165.00-170.00  167.61

HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,068   64.0  1,200-1,375  1,330  167.00-168.00  167.86

 65 - 80% Choice           42   64.5  1,175-1,175  1,175  169.00-169.00  169.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,110   64.0  1,175-1,375  1,325  167.00-169.00  167.90

HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,786   63.3    769-937      855  261.00-267.00  263.48

 65 - 80% Choice        2,777   63.1    780-883      838  260.00-265.00  263.29

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       4,563   63.2    769-937      845  260.00-267.00  263.36

HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice           40   64.0    768-768      768  263.00-263.00  263.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          40   64.0    768-768      768  263.00-263.00  263.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice        1,375   63.4  1,250-1,450  1,325  161.50-170.00  167.02

 65 - 80% Choice          490   63.0  1,260-1,350  1,287  166.00-168.00  167.56

 35 - 65% Choice        2,760   62.5  1,200-1,350  1,240  167.00-168.00  167.73

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       4,625   62.8  1,200-1,450  1,270  161.50-170.00  167.50

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          462   62.9  1,300-1,400  1,364  165.00-170.50  167.55

 65 - 80% Choice           64   62.6  1,275-1,335  1,313  164.00-167.00  165.88

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         526   62.9  1,275-1,400  1,358  164.00-170.50  167.35

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,507   63.2    768-945      842  262.00-269.00  264.63

 65 - 80% Choice        1,135   63.1    787-937      874  261.00-267.00  263.61

 35 - 65% Choice          760   62.0    950-950      950  266.00-266.00  266.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       3,402   62.9    768-950      877  261.00-269.00  264.60

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice           41   62.5    828-828      828  260.00-260.00  260.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          41   62.5    828-828      828  260.00-260.00  260.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB              21,415   63.0  1,125-1,535  1,355  160.00-170.00  167.46



 LIVE DELIVERED         2,251   63.7  1,175-1,525  1,373  164.00-171.00  168.21



 DRESSED DELIVERE      16,103   63.2    669-996      890  260.00-269.00  263.57



 DRESSED FOB            1,167   64.1    768-967      917  260.00-264.00  263.05



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice          381   60.6  1,375-1,475  1,396  154.50-158.50  155.59

 65 - 80% Choice          635   60.7  1,300-1,350  1,326  154.00-159.00  156.59

 35 - 65% Choice          326   60.3  1,150-1,375  1,353  153.00-163.00  154.89

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       1,342   60.5  1,150-1,475  1,352  153.00-163.00  155.89

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice          130   60.6    775-976      813  247.00-255.00  253.82

 65 - 80% Choice          557   60.8    825-887      849  253.00-258.00  255.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         687   60.7    775-976      842  247.00-258.00  254.78

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice           35   59.0    826-826      826  254.00-254.00  254.00

 65 - 80% Choice          527   60.1    825-825      825  249.00-254.00  252.11

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice           40   59.0    826-826      826  248.50-248.50  248.50

 Total all grades         602   60.0    825-826      825  248.50-254.00  251.98



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        1,084   62.6    744-968      834  256.00-265.00  262.85

 65 - 80% Choice          559   63.6    728-995      913  256.00-269.00  262.15

 35 - 65% Choice          141   63.6    790-868      815  263.00-272.50  269.19

  0 - 35% Choice           48   62.8    806-850      840  263.00-266.00  265.31

 Total all grades       1,832   63.0    728-995      857  256.00-272.50  263.19

STEERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice           37   64.0    896-896      896  269.80-269.80  269.80

 65 - 80% Choice           35   60.0    810-810      810  260.00-260.00  260.00

 35 - 65% Choice          367   64.5    838-890      874  271.00-271.00  271.00

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         439   64.1    810-896      870  260.00-271.00  270.02



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          630   63.7    734-886      832  263.00-267.00  263.44

 65 - 80% Choice          350   63.3    643-825      808  256.00-265.00  260.89

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         980   63.5    643-886      824  256.00-267.00  262.53

HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 No Reportable Trade.



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 Over 80% Choice           90   63.1  1,240-1,240  1,240  168.00-168.00  168.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          90   63.1  1,240-1,240  1,240  168.00-168.00  168.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,090   63.0    671-868      807  258.00-267.00  263.66

 65 - 80% Choice          546   62.6    738-930      810  254.00-267.00  261.74

 35 - 65% Choice        1,218   60.4    738-950      931  258.00-266.00  265.27

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades       2,854   61.8    671-950      860  254.00-267.00  263.98

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice           27   62.0    775-775      775  252.00-252.00  252.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          27   62.0    775-775      775  252.00-252.00  252.00



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                  90   63.1  1,240-1,240  1,240  168.00-168.00  168.00



 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -



 DRESSED DELIVERE       5,666   62.5    643-995      853  254.00-272.50  263.47



 DRESSED FOB              466   64.0    775-896      865  252.00-271.00  268.98



Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg

                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED

 No Reportable Trade.

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice        1,323   60.0    775-861      786  247.00-260.00  253.72

 65 - 80% Choice          183   59.9    738-825      802  254.00-260.00  256.57

 35 - 65% Choice           11   61.5    738-738      738  260.00-260.00  260.00

  0 - 35% Choice           76   59.0    840-840      841  252.00-252.00  252.00

 Total all grades       1,593   60.0    738-861      790  247.00-260.00  254.01

DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice          110   59.5    825-855      829  252.00-255.00  253.51

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         110   59.5    825-855      829  252.00-255.00  253.51



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                           -                    -

 65 - 80% Choice          127   63.5    803-924      882  251.00-258.00  255.57

 35 - 65% Choice          130   64.2    737-893      846  254.00-264.00  259.91

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         257   63.8    737-924      864  251.00-264.00  257.77

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: DRESSED DELIVERED

 Over 80% Choice           12   62.0    773-773      774  254.00-254.00  254.00

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          12   62.0    773-773      774  254.00-254.00  254.00

MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB

 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          12   62.0    773-773      774  254.00-254.00  254.00



 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           70   62.0    818-976      890  248.00-254.00  250.57

 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades          70   62.0    818-976      890  248.00-254.00  250.57

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          590   62.2    780-832      809  257.00-260.00  258.15

 65 - 80% Choice          132   64.0    832-832      832  260.00-260.00  260.00

 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -

  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -

 Total all grades         722   62.6    780-832      813  257.00-260.00  258.49

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         722   62.6    780-832      813  257.00-260.00  258.49



 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                 904   62.9  1,200-1,475  1,387  168.00-169.50  168.92

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB               5,605   63.3  1,125-1,535  1,429  165.00-170.00  166.98

 LIVE DELIVERED           752   63.6  1,200-1,500  1,407  167.00-171.00  169.26

 DRESSED DELIVERED      5,135   63.3    784-967      856  262.00-269.00  263.91

 DRESSED FOB            1,089   64.1    768-967      921  260.00-264.00  263.05



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

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                 806   63.3  1,300-1,510  1,388  164.00-167.25  166.88

 LIVE DELIVERED           124   61.7  1,375-1,400  1,391  165.00-169.00  166.42

 DRESSED DELIVERED      1,783   63.0    819-968      918  261.00-267.00  264.54

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



WESTERN STATES: AZ/CA/NV/UT/WA/OR/ID

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                  90   63.5  1,250-1,250  1,250  168.00-168.00  168.00

 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



EASTERN CORNBELT: WI/IL/MI/IN/KY

ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS

 LIVE FOB                 876   63.7  1,140-1,425  1,318  161.50-170.00  167.46

 LIVE DELIVERED           419   63.8  1,175-1,525  1,373  164.00-171.00  167.38

 DRESSED DELIVERED        120   63.7    771-925      832  261.00-266.00  263.79

 DRESSED FOB               78   64.0    864-864      864  263.00-263.00  263.00



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                 270   62.7  1,200-1,450  1,297  160.00-169.00  164.50

 LIVE DELIVERED            36   63.5  1,400-1,400  1,400  170.00-170.00  170.00

 DRESSED DELIVERED        502   61.1    669-882      827  260.00-265.00  260.61

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -



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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