Nebraska Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases
USDA - Mon Apr 15, 11:15AM CDT
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 15, 2019    USDA Market News

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 4/14/2019

In the Northern Plains trading and demand was moderate on Friday. For the
week live purchases in Nebraska, live purchases traded steady to 1.50 higher
from 126.00-128.00. Dressed purchases sold unevenly steady at 205.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed for the week: 24,014   Week ago: 20,416   Year ago: 30,207
NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 1,148    Week ago: 3,724    Year ago: 2,444

                             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     4,278   62.5  1,300-1,560  1,457  125.00-128.00  127.37
 65 - 80% Choice     2,313   62.1  1,325-1,525  1,423  125.00-127.50  126.67
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    6,591   62.4  1,300-1,560  1,445  125.00-128.00  127.12
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       149   62.8  1,450-1,500  1,460  128.00-128.00  128.00
 65 - 80% Choice       140   62.5  1,275-1,275  1,275  128.00-128.00  128.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      289   62.7  1,275-1,500  1,370  128.00-128.00  128.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     3,716   62.9    793-954      888  204.00-205.00  204.94
 65 - 80% Choice       997   63.0    821-928      872  205.00-206.00  205.37
 35 - 65% Choice       120   61.0    839-839      839  202.00-202.00  202.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    4,833   62.9    793-954      884  202.00-206.00  204.96
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice       326   63.5    873-965      940  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      326   63.5    873-965      940  205.00-205.00  205.00


Grade:                Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                     Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice     2,689   63.1  1,160-1,500  1,319  124.00-129.50  127.40
 65 - 80% Choice       475   61.7  1,175-1,400  1,287  127.00-127.50  127.05
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    3,164   62.9  1,160-1,500  1,314  124.00-129.50  127.35
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       702   62.6  1,245-1,350  1,312  128.00-128.50  128.18
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      702   62.6  1,245-1,350  1,312  128.00-128.50  128.18
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice     1,895   62.8    756-903      821  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice       724   63.0    776-897      851  204.00-206.00  205.01
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    2,619   62.9    756-903      829  204.00-206.00  205.00
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     3,291   63.5  1,220-1,475  1,354  126.00-128.00  127.52
 65 - 80% Choice       985   62.2  1,225-1,415  1,302  124.00-127.50  126.34
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades    4,276   63.2  1,220-1,475  1,342  124.00-128.00  127.24
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       238   63.8    810-854      838  205.00-205.00  205.00
 65 - 80% Choice       547   62.2    750-862      832  202.00-206.00  204.18
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      785   62.7    750-862      834  202.00-206.00  204.43
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
 LIVE FOB           14,031   62.7  1,160-1,560  1,384  124.00-129.50  127.21

 LIVE DELIVERED        991   62.6  1,245-1,500  1,329  128.00-128.50  128.13

 DRESSED DELIVERED   8,237   62.9    750-954      862  202.00-206.00  204.92

 DRESSED FOB           326   63.5    873-965      940  205.00-205.00  205.00


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       110   59.0    796-811      801  175.00-175.00  175.00
 65 - 80% Choice       154   59.0    796-811      800  175.00-180.00  176.30
 35 - 65% Choice       165   59.3    767-795      775  170.00-170.00  170.00
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      429   59.1    767-811      791  170.00-180.00  173.54
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.

 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       113   64.0    896-896      896  204.00-204.00  204.00
 65 - 80% Choice       153   62.0    823-882      864  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      266   62.9    823-896      878  204.00-205.00  204.58
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.


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       119   62.2    768-793      778  204.00-205.00  204.38
 65 - 80% Choice       114   61.0    716-716      717  205.00-205.00  205.00
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      233   61.6    716-793      748  204.00-205.00  204.68
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
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       151   63.0    816-861      838  204.00-206.00  204.53
 65 - 80% Choice       463   61.1    823-838      828  203.00-205.00  204.84
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades      614   61.6    816-861      831  203.00-206.00  204.76
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
 LIVE FOB                               -                    -

 LIVE DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED DELIVERED   1,113   61.9    716-896      825  203.00-206.00  204.70

 DRESSED FOB                            -                    -


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        35   59.0    826-826      826  153.00-153.00  153.00
 65 - 80% Choice                        -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                        -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                        -                    -
 Total all grades       35   59.0    826-826      826  153.00-153.00  153.00
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.


WEEKLY ACCUMULATED      Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer           6,591          1,445.10          $127.12
 Live      Heifer          3,164          1,314.40          $127.35
 Dressed   Steer           4,833            883.80          $204.96
 Dressed   Heifer          2,619            829.10          $205.00

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer           5,764          1,450.00          $126.02
 Live      Heifer          3,949          1,367.90          $126.06
 Dressed   Steer           4,201            897.80          $204.60
 Dressed   Heifer          1,425            833.60          $205.07

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR   Head Count     Avg Weight        Avg Price
 Live      Steer           7,750          1,446.40          $121.43
 Live      Heifer          7,517          1,319.90          $120.60
 Dressed   Steer           4,508            896.50          $189.88
 Dressed   Heifer          1,763            815.20          $190.03


WEEKLY PRICE DISTRIBUTION

Live FOB                             Dressed Delivered
Head       Price                     Head       Price
233        124.00-124.49             290        202.00-202.49
0          124.50-124.99             0          202.50-202.99
471        125.00-125.49             0          203.00-203.49
0          125.50-125.99             0          203.50-203.99
1,626      126.00-126.49             487        204.00-204.49
0          126.50-126.99             0          204.50-204.99
3,669      127.00-127.49             6,749      205.00-205.49
4,358      127.50-127.99             0          205.50-205.99
3,418      128.00-128.49             711        206.00-206.49
0          128.50-128.99
0          129.00-129.49
256        129.50-129.99


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.

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        816-676-7000    email:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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