Nebraska Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle - Negotiated Purchases - Summary
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St Joseph, MO    Wed May 16, 2018    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA DAILY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - NEGOTIATED PURCHASES - Summary
Roundup for: Tuesday, 05/15/2018

On Tuesday, trade was light to moderate on light demand. Compared to last week in 
Nebraska, early live purchases traded mostly 7.00 lower at 115.00 with a few up 
to 117.00. Dressed purchases last week traded from 189.00-195.00.

Domestic source only. Live sales based on net weights FOB the feedlot after a
3-4% shrink. Dressed sales based on hot carcass weights delivered to the plant.

NEGOTIATED CASH:
Confirmed:      10,452            Week ago:    1,120          Year ago:    1,416
Week to Date:   11,586            Week ago:    2,982          Year ago:    1,416

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE:
Confirmed:         776            Week ago:     none          Year ago:      813
Week to Date:      776            Week ago:       41          Year ago:      813


NEGOTIATED CASH SALES
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    4,497     62.7   1,300-1,425  1,407.3  115.00-117.00  115.06
 65 - 80% Choice    3,275     62.0   1,400-1,400  1,400.0  115.00-115.00  115.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   7,772     62.4   1,300-1,425  1,404.3  115.00-117.00  115.04
STEER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      182     63.7     832-928      874.9  185.00-185.00  185.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     182     63.7     832-928      874.9  185.00-185.00  185.00
STEER - DRESSED - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice    1,253     63.1   1,175-1,325  1,241.9  115.00-117.00  115.91
 65 - 80% Choice      679     62.6   1,175-1,250  1,222.4  115.00-116.00  115.37
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades   1,932     62.9   1,175-1,325  1,235.1  115.00-117.00  115.72
HEIFER - LIVE - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 No Reportable Trade.
HEIFER - DRESSED - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 Over 80% Choice                          -                      -
 65 - 80% Choice      464     62.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     464     62.5   1,250-1,250  1,250.0  117.00-117.00  117.00
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      102     63.0     819-834      821.9  185.00-185.00  185.00
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     102     63.0     819-834      821.9  185.00-185.00  185.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades  10,168     62.5   1,175-1,425  1,365.1  115.00-117.00  115.26
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     284     63.4     819-928      855.9  185.00-185.00  185.00
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NEGOTIATED GRID BASE PRICE SALES: FINAL NET PRICES TO BE DETERMINED LATER AND
SHOWN ON THE LM_CT109 FORMULATED PURCHASES REPORT
(Includes all transactions regardless of delivery day)

                     Head    Wtd Avg    Avg Wt    Wtd Avg      Price     Wtd Avg
                    Count   Dress Pct    Range     Weight      Range      Price
STEER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
STEER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      393     63.5     850-880      864.1  185.00-186.00  185.13
 65 - 80% Choice                          -                      -
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     393     63.5     850-880      864.1  185.00-186.00  185.13
HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - LIVE - FOB
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Over 80% Choice      333     63.2     803-832      810.0  185.00-185.00  185.00
 65 - 80% Choice       50     61.0     854-854      854.0  185.00-185.00  185.00
 35 - 65% Choice                          -                      -
  0 - 35% Choice                          -                      -
 Total all grades     383     62.9     803-854      815.7  185.00-185.00  185.00
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - LIVE - FOB
 Total all grades                         -                      -
ALL BEEF TYPE STEERS AND HEIFERS - DRESSED - DELIVERED
 Total all grades     776     63.2     803-880      840.2  185.00-186.00  185.07
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER 
 No Reportable Trade.
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW 
 No Reportable Trade.

NEBRASKA - NE

WEEKLY ACCUMULATED            Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                   7,955        1,401.90          115.06
 Live    Heifer                  1,932        1,235.10          115.72
 Dressed Steer                     602          865.90          186.40
 Dressed Heifer

SAME PERIOD LAST WEEK         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer                     525        1,392.10          120.00
 Live    Heifer                    200        1,255.00          120.00
 Dressed Steer                   1,772          820.30          190.52
 Dressed Heifer                    125          760.30          194.44

SAME PERIOD LAST YEAR         Head Count     Avg Weight       Avg Price
 Live    Steer
 Live    Heifer
 Dressed Steer                   1,416          878.00          215.00
 Dressed Heifer

DAILY PRICE DISTRIBUTION
Live  FOB                          Dressed       Delivered
Head         Price                 Head          Price
     8491    115.00-115.49            284        185.00-185.49
        0    115.50-115.99
      750    116.00-116.49
        0    116.50-116.99
      927    117.00-117.49



Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
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