Nebraska Weekly Directly Slaughter Cattle-Formula, Grid and Contract Purchases
USDA - Mon Apr 16, 10:55AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 16, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT -
FORMULATED, FORWARD CONTRACT, AND NEGOTIATED GRID PURCHASES
For cattle priced during Week ending Sunday, 04/15/2018

                               DOMESTIC CATTLE ONLY
                      Dressed:   Live:  Total:  Total Week Ago: Total Year Ago:
Formula Net:            29,840    2,155    31,995       39,446          34,601
Negotiated Grid Net:     3,477        0     3,477        6,716           3,986
Forward Contract Net:    8,859    1,292    10,151        7,493          11,911

                             FORMULA NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice     15,509     741-1,119   936     63.6   173.60-221.44  195.68
 65 - 80% Choice      3,729     741-955     867     63.1   170.00-205.00  193.07
 35 - 65% Choice        727     800-889     825     63.0   181.90-203.00  190.88
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades    19,965     741-1,119   919     63.5   170.00-221.44  195.01
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      4,981     709-881     806     63.2   187.63-222.88  198.23
 65 - 80% Choice        565     709-909     838     62.6   187.90-206.51  192.97
 35 - 65% Choice         77     867-867     867     61.7   174.50-174.50  174.50
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     5,623     709-909     810     63.1   174.50-222.88  197.38
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      1,745     730-967     830     63.3   187.90-208.23  197.07
 65 - 80% Choice        616     728-910     824     61.9   181.70-203.00  191.70
 35 - 65% Choice        435     664-875     751     61.6   178.97-202.41  196.25
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,796     664-967     817     62.7   178.97-208.23  195.76
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                     28,384     664-1,119   887     63.3   170.00-222.88  195.56
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice        421     739-834     796     63.2   196.53-204.67  201.65
 65 - 80% Choice        223     812-868     823     61.3   200.96-201.83  201.66
 35 - 65% Choice        299     788-909     872     60.1   167.76-187.93  179.59
  0 - 35% Choice         72     980-980     980     59.3   156.63-156.63  156.63
 Total all grades     1,015     739-980     837     61.6   156.63-204.67  191.96
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        227     733-867     791     59.3   166.80-190.00  175.22
 65 - 80% Choice         63     780-780     780     59.8   170.00-170.00  170.00
 35 - 65% Choice        151     674-818     799     59.4   151.00-172.20  169.39
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       441     674-867     792     59.4   151.00-190.00  172.48


                              FORMULA NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        903   1,331-1,547  1,484    63.5   119.00-124.00  123.66
 65 - 80% Choice        144   1,307-1,307  1,307    62.3   118.00-118.00  118.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,047   1,307-1,547  1,460    63.3   118.00-124.00  122.88
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         67   1,251-1,251  1,251    64.6   119.00-119.00  119.00
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        67   1,251-1,251  1,251    64.6   119.00-119.00  119.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        635   1,273-1,570  1,485    62.9   122.00-137.10  125.85
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice         98   1,174-1,174  1,174    61.6   123.00-123.00  123.00
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       733   1,174-1,570  1,444    62.7   122.00-137.10  125.47
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      1,847   1,174-1,570  1,446    63.1   118.00-137.10  123.76
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        188   1,242-1,297  1,275    58.9   104.62-112.70  107.84
 65 - 80% Choice        120   1,213-1,213  1,213    59.0   104.48-104.48  104.48
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       308   1,213-1,297  1,251    58.9   104.48-112.70  106.53


                         NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,199     852-1,002   943     64.4   189.05-207.90  205.81
 65 - 80% Choice         35     852-852     852     58.6   185.96-185.96  185.96
 35 - 65% Choice         42     856-856     856     61.5   179.26-179.26  179.26
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,276     852-1,002   938     64.1   179.26-207.90  204.40
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        998     687-908     842     62.2   187.60-208.23  198.17
 65 - 80% Choice        481     810-993     948     61.9   179.04-180.46  179.39
 35 - 65% Choice        148     889-913     901     60.9   165.45-170.06  167.76
  0 - 35% Choice        107     922-922     922     59.7   163.17-163.17  163.17
 Total all grades     1,734     687-993     881     61.8   163.17-208.23  188.21
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        305     807-917     868     64.2   193.45-207.43  203.14
 65 - 80% Choice         63     826-826     826     57.6   185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice         82     787-1,008   887     59.5   167.89-178.31  173.61
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       450     787-1,008   866     62.4   167.89-207.43  195.22
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,460     687-1,008   900     62.7   163.17-208.23  195.09
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         17     722-722     722     58.1   155.24-155.24  155.24
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        17     722-722     722     58.1   155.24-155.24  155.24


                          NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
  No Reportable Trade.  
HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                                   -                             -
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


                        FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,444     909-977     932     64.0   196.24-205.97  202.47
 65 - 80% Choice      1,962     700-926     820     63.4   179.84-203.73  186.37
 35 - 65% Choice        473     677-948     816     63.3   183.11-200.79  193.25
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     3,879     677-977     861     63.6   179.84-205.97  193.20
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      2,928     745-938     829     63.6   179.92-209.76  198.94
 65 - 80% Choice        449     754-951     785     62.1   179.84-202.37  192.02
 35 - 65% Choice        278     668-855     774     63.1   197.17-203.78  201.03
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     3,655     668-951     819     63.4   179.84-209.76  198.25
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        156     803-906     851     62.6   177.42-193.12  185.77
 65 - 80% Choice        527     776-889     796     60.9   202.18-205.22  204.44
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       683     776-906     809     61.3   177.42-205.22  200.18
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      8,217     668-977     838     63.3   177.42-209.76  196.03
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        192     830-844     839     59.9   184.05-184.05  184.05
 65 - 80% Choice        450     739-789     772     60.8   169.75-176.01  173.23
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       642     739-844     792     60.6   169.75-184.05  176.46


                          FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        694   1,337-1,550  1,406    63.4   124.29-144.51  135.71
 65 - 80% Choice        134   1,311-1,311  1,311    65.3   127.97-127.97  127.97
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       828   1,311-1,550  1,390    63.7   124.29-144.51  134.45
HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        464   1,365-1,408  1,381    62.8   125.79-136.86  131.88
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       464   1,365-1,408  1,381    62.8   125.79-136.86  131.88
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      1,292   1,311-1,550  1,387    63.3   124.29-144.51  133.53
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.  
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.  


Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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