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LM_CT154
St Joseph, MO    Mon Oct 14, 2019    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES
For Week Ending Sunday, 10/13/2019

On Friday negotiated trade was moderate on moderate to good demand in the
Southern Plains, and Nebraska. For the week in the Texas Panhandle, live
purchases traded 2.00-3.00 higher at 109.00. For the week in Kansas, live
purchases traded 1.00-2.00 higher from 108.00-109.00, with a few up to 110.00.
For the week in Nebraska, live purchases traded mostly 1.50-2.00 higher from
109.00-111.00, bulk from 109.00-110.50. Dressed purchases traded 2.00 higher at
172.00.  Trade was light on moderate demand on Tuesday in the Western Cornbelt
with moderate trade on moderate to good demand on Friday.  For the week in the
Western Cornbelt, live purchases traded mostly 1.00-2.00 higher from 108.00-110
.00, bulk at 109.00. Dressed purchases for the week, traded steady to 2.00
higher from 170.00-172.00, bulk at 172.00. Trade was limited on moderate demand
in Colorado on Friday. For the week in Colorado, a very light test of live
purchases traded unevenly steady, ranging from 108.00-111.00.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Total Confirmed for the week: 85,204    Week ago: 96,411     Year ago: 103,896

Total  1-14 day delivery for the week: 64,340        Week ago: 83,267
Total 15-30 day delivery for the week: 20,864        Week ago: 13,144

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed for the week: 12,910          Week ago: 15,845     Year ago: 16,712

                                    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       19,828   63.2  1,265-1,625  1,486  103.00-111.00  109.06
 65 - 80% Choice        4,670   63.0  1,200-1,640  1,430  107.00-111.00  109.29
 35 - 65% Choice        3,135   63.3  1,230-1,525  1,389  108.00-110.00  108.96
  0 - 35% Choice          181   62.5  1,350-1,360  1,358  108.00-108.00  108.00
 Total all grades      27,814   63.2  1,200-1,640  1,465  103.00-111.00  109.08
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,167   64.0  1,350-1,500  1,448  108.00-111.50  110.42
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,167   64.0  1,350-1,500  1,448  108.00-111.50  110.42
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice       10,088   63.5    803-1,030    947  167.00-172.00  171.60
 65 - 80% Choice        2,577   63.5    781-990      945  169.00-172.00  171.72
 35 - 65% Choice          119   63.5    888-916      906  172.00-172.00  172.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      12,784   63.5    781-1,030    946  167.00-172.00  171.63
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice        2,092   63.5    794-1,000    954  170.00-172.00  171.29
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       2,092   63.5    794-1,000    954  170.00-172.00  171.29

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice       10,927   63.2  1,125-1,475  1,332  106.00-111.00  109.48
 65 - 80% Choice        3,696   63.2  1,140-1,375  1,263  108.00-109.00  108.55
 35 - 65% Choice        1,186   63.5  1,090-1,370  1,200  108.00-109.00  108.68
  0 - 35% Choice          390   62.4  1,100-1,350  1,308  108.00-111.00  110.49
 Total all grades      16,199   63.2  1,090-1,475  1,306  106.00-111.00  109.24
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,522   63.8  1,175-1,380  1,299  107.50-110.75  109.91
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,522   63.8  1,175-1,380  1,299  107.50-110.75  109.91
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        5,243   62.9    762-920      832  169.00-172.00  171.50
 65 - 80% Choice          921   63.2    697-874      817  172.00-172.00  172.00
 35 - 65% Choice          520   62.7    863-863      863  172.00-172.00  172.00
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       6,684   63.0    697-920      832  169.00-172.00  171.61
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          452   63.6    768-902      848  171.00-172.00  171.54
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         452   63.6    768-902      848  171.00-172.00  171.54

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice        6,707   63.2  1,050-1,600  1,367  104.00-111.00  108.77
 65 - 80% Choice        3,653   63.1  1,175-1,500  1,337  107.00-111.00  108.92
 35 - 65% Choice          893   63.1  1,250-1,400  1,307  108.00-109.00  108.36
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades      11,253   63.2  1,050-1,600  1,352  104.00-111.00  108.79
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          528   63.5  1,150-1,425  1,322  107.50-111.00  109.54
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         528   63.5  1,150-1,425  1,322  107.50-111.00  109.54
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        3,453   63.1    709-984      880  167.00-172.00  171.34
 65 - 80% Choice          334   62.8    791-921      869  170.00-172.00  171.76
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       3,787   63.1    709-984      879  167.00-172.00  171.38
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           39   63.0    869-869      869  171.00-171.00  171.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          39   63.0    869-869      869  171.00-171.00  171.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              55,266   63.2  1,050-1,640  1,395  103.00-111.00  109.07

 LIVE DELIVERED         3,217   63.8  1,150-1,500  1,357  107.50-111.50  110.03

 DRESSED DELIVERED     23,255   63.3    697-1,030    902  167.00-172.00  171.58

 DRESSED FOB            2,583   63.5    768-1,000    934  170.00-172.00  171.33

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          347   59.4  1,300-1,513  1,413   86.50-92.00    90.26
 65 - 80% Choice           99   62.0  1,400-1,400  1,400   93.50-93.50    93.50
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         446   60.0  1,300-1,513  1,410   86.50-93.50    90.98
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice          243   60.3  1,296-1,700  1,509   85.00-94.00    92.18
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         243   60.3  1,296-1,700  1,509   85.00-94.00    92.18
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice                           -                    -
 65 - 80% Choice          132   59.0    722-811      749  137.00-145.00  139.36
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         132   59.0    722-811      749  137.00-145.00  139.36
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           62   58.6    768-892      821  153.00-154.00  153.42
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          62   58.6    768-892      821  153.00-154.00  153.42

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
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 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
 Over 80% Choice           36   64.3  1,525-1,525  1,525  109.00-109.00  109.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          36   64.3  1,525-1,525  1,525  109.00-109.00  109.00
STEERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           20   62.0  1,340-1,340  1,340  104.00-104.00  104.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          20   62.0  1,340-1,340  1,340  104.00-104.00  104.00
STEERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,890   62.9    720-1,024    904  160.00-178.50  172.56
 65 - 80% Choice        1,403   64.1    821-937      895  163.00-178.50  176.19
 35 - 65% Choice          160   62.9    798-848      841  172.00-178.50  176.64
  0 - 35% Choice           22   61.0    701-701      702  173.00-173.00  173.00
 Total all grades       3,475   63.3    701-1,024    896  160.00-178.50  174.21
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           71   61.6    826-855      840  168.00-173.00  171.66
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          71   61.6    826-855      840  168.00-173.00  171.66

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice          269   63.3  1,225-1,400  1,296  110.00-110.50  110.20
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         269   63.3  1,225-1,400  1,296  110.00-110.50  110.20
HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,351   63.2    682-881      842  163.00-178.50  172.34
 65 - 80% Choice          324   64.1    793-825      810  176.50-178.50  177.70
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       1,675   63.4    682-881      836  163.00-178.50  173.38
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           13   61.0  1,334-1,334  1,334  103.00-103.00  103.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          13   61.0  1,334-1,334  1,334  103.00-103.00  103.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           40   61.0  1,250-1,250  1,250  103.00-103.00  103.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          40   61.0  1,250-1,250  1,250  103.00-103.00  103.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        4,466   62.6    710-960      811  160.00-178.50  167.53
 65 - 80% Choice          162   62.6    784-929      886  172.00-176.76  174.41
 35 - 65% Choice           63   62.8    847-847      848  178.50-178.50  178.50
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades       4,691   62.6    710-960      814  160.00-178.50  167.91
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice           15   63.5    826-826      826  170.00-170.00  170.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          15   63.5    826-826      826  170.00-170.00  170.00

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 318   63.3  1,225-1,525  1,323  103.00-110.50  109.77

 LIVE DELIVERED            60   61.3  1,250-1,340  1,280  103.00-104.00  103.33

 DRESSED DELIVERED      9,841   63.0    682-1,024    847  160.00-178.50  171.07

 DRESSED FOB               86   62.0    826-855      838  168.00-173.00  171.37

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE FOB
 Over 80% Choice           30   49.0  1,402-1,402  1,402   87.00-87.00    87.00
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          30   49.0  1,402-1,402  1,402   87.00-87.00    87.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: LIVE DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice           59   57.6  1,400-1,400  1,400   87.00-88.00    87.61
 65 - 80% Choice                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades          59   57.6  1,400-1,400  1,400   87.00-88.00    87.61
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice        1,360   59.7    793-885      848  152.00-154.00  152.51
 65 - 80% Choice          421   58.4    728-855      821  140.00-161.00  148.48
 35 - 65% Choice           64   60.0    780-780      780  153.00-153.00  153.00
  0 - 35% Choice           23   59.0    855-855      856  152.00-152.00  152.00
 Total all grades       1,868   59.4    728-885      840  140.00-161.00  151.61
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 Over 80% Choice          373   58.7    780-928      868  150.00-154.00  153.12
 65 - 80% Choice           75   58.0    870-876      874  152.00-152.00  152.00
 35 - 65% Choice                           -                    -
  0 - 35% Choice                           -                    -
 Total all grades         448   58.6    780-928      869  150.00-154.00  152.93

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                           -                    -
 35 - 65% Choice           51   62.0    900-900      900  150.00-150.00  150.00
  0 - 35% Choice          149   60.0    840-840      840  150.00-155.00  152.48
 Total all grades         200   60.5    840-900      855  150.00-155.00  151.85
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: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
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 DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
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: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 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
 No Reportable Trade.
STEERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFERS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
MIXED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
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 DELIVERED                         -                    -

 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

Grade:                   Head   Dress      WT     Wtd Avg     Price      Wtd Avg
                        Count   Pct      Range       Wt       Range       Price
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFERS: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
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: DRESSED DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COWS: DRESSED FOB
 No Reportable Trade.

                                REGIONAL SECTION

COLORADO:
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB                 734   62.9  1,244-1,444  1,368  108.00-111.00  109.95
 LIVE DELIVERED                            -                    -
 DRESSED DELIVERED                         -                    -
 DRESSED FOB                               -                    -

WESTERN CORNBELT: MN/IA/MO
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB              14,671   63.5  1,225-1,625  1,441  104.00-111.00  108.98
 LIVE DELIVERED         1,572   63.9  1,150-1,500  1,363  108.00-111.50  110.36
 DRESSED DELIVERED      7,327   63.4    787-1,030    909  167.00-172.00  171.46
 DRESSED FOB            1,024   63.6    768-1,000    939  171.00-172.00  171.12

NORTH CENTRAL/EASTERN MOUNTAIN: WY/MT/SD/ND
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS
 LIVE FOB               4,731   62.8  1,225-1,585  1,444  107.00-111.00  108.76
 LIVE DELIVERED            83   63.0  1,300-1,350  1,338  107.50-107.50  107.50
 DRESSED DELIVERED      2,964   61.8    710-1,004    872  170.00-172.00  170.70
 DRESSED FOB              240   63.3    857-937      879  171.00-172.00  171.15

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               2,879   63.5  1,125-1,525  1,352  103.00-111.00  108.44
 LIVE DELIVERED           384   63.8  1,175-1,500  1,365  108.00-110.50  109.47
 DRESSED DELIVERED        405   63.5    762-921      860  169.00-172.00  170.39
 DRESSED FOB              257   63.8    794-960      900  170.00-170.00  170.00

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                 522   62.6  1,050-1,425  1,347  104.00-110.50  107.19
 LIVE DELIVERED            40   63.5  1,225-1,225  1,225  111.00-111.00  111.00
 DRESSED DELIVERED         37   63.0    819-819      819  171.00-171.00  171.00
 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.

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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