Nebraska Weekly Directly Slaughter Cattle-Formula, Grid and Contract Purchases
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 15, 2019    USDA Market News Service

NEBRASKA WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE REPORT -
FORMULATED, FORWARD CONTRACT, AND NEGOTIATED GRID PURCHASES
For cattle priced during Week ending Sunday, 04/14/2019

                               DOMESTIC CATTLE ONLY
                      Dressed:   Live:  Total:  Total Week Ago: Total Year Ago:
Formula Net:            35,515    3,189    38,704       40,961          31,995
Negotiated Grid Net:     4,028      551     4,579        7,416           3,477
Forward Contract Net:    2,447    7,071     9,518       12,486          10,151

                             FORMULA NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice     18,132     781-986     904     62.9   193.46-241.49  211.10
 65 - 80% Choice      3,767     754-938     829     62.9   199.09-212.55  207.52
 35 - 65% Choice        778     712-899     803     62.6   198.54-212.75  205.61
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades    22,677     712-986     888     62.9   193.46-241.49  210.31
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      7,132     684-926     781     62.7   191.34-239.78  210.49
 65 - 80% Choice        620     658-894     757     63.1   202.69-209.17  207.48
 35 - 65% Choice         80     835-835     835     62.6   173.00-173.00  173.00
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     7,832     658-926     780     62.8   173.00-239.78  209.87
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      2,408     698-1,024   816     62.5   198.79-238.30  212.61
 65 - 80% Choice        210     694-813     759     61.2   202.48-209.02  206.89
 35 - 65% Choice        117     706-782     760     59.1   174.70-203.31  191.43
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,735     694-1,024   810     62.2   174.70-238.30  211.26
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                     33,244     658-1,024   856     62.8   173.00-241.49  210.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
 Over 80% Choice                   -                             -
 65 - 80% Choice         75     882-882     882     59.3   192.01-192.01  192.01
 35 - 65% Choice        187     763-919     850     59.2   179.86-193.64  184.87
  0 - 35% Choice      1,275     772-1,056   928     58.8   162.47-177.49  167.69
 Total all grades     1,537     763-1,056   917     58.9   162.47-193.64  170.97
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         77     762-762     762     59.6   185.00-185.00  185.00
 65 - 80% Choice        374     761-894     798     58.9   170.00-192.01  183.07
 35 - 65% Choice        283     858-858     858     59.6   185.00-185.00  185.00
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       734     761-894     817     59.2   170.00-192.01  184.02


                              FORMULA NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      1,222   1,365-1,581  1,494    62.9   126.02-129.44  126.95
 65 - 80% Choice        656   1,334-1,387  1,362    63.1   127.00-127.50  127.20
 35 - 65% Choice        263   1,232-1,232  1,232    63.5   125.19-125.19  125.19
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,141   1,232-1,581  1,422    63.0   125.19-129.44  126.81
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        771   1,238-1,289  1,273    62.9   126.00-140.97  135.71
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       771   1,238-1,289  1,273    62.9   126.00-140.97  135.71
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        262   1,059-1,369  1,334    62.9   126.02-139.37  134.28
 65 - 80% Choice         15   1,259-1,259  1,259    57.2   124.00-124.00  124.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       277   1,059-1,369  1,330    62.6   124.00-139.37  133.73
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,189   1,059-1,581  1,378    63.0   124.00-140.97  129.56
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.


                         NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice      2,017     784-979     916     64.3   205.40-210.86  208.36
 65 - 80% Choice        812     890-905     901     64.0   204.51-210.49  207.73
 35 - 65% Choice        194     799-913     848     59.2   181.02-190.73  184.98
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     3,023     784-979     907     63.9   181.02-210.86  206.69
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        176     867-887     881     63.7   205.34-206.62  205.74
 65 - 80% Choice         42     933-933     933     61.3   189.74-189.74  189.74
 35 - 65% Choice        129     729-788     759     59.5   188.28-198.99  193.59
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       347     729-933     842     61.9   188.28-206.62  199.29
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        227     810-828     820     61.6   201.10-204.66  202.54
 65 - 80% Choice        262     747-889     803     61.0   191.58-210.43  204.02
 35 - 65% Choice        116     728-820     778     60.3   189.32-202.86  195.56
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       605     728-889     805     61.1   189.32-210.43  201.84
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      3,975     728-979     886     63.3   181.02-210.86  205.31
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         53     813-891     844     58.2   151.30-156.10  154.20
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        53     813-891     844     58.2   151.30-156.10  154.20


                          NEGOTIATED GRID NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice                   -                             -
 65 - 80% Choice        296   1,431-1,463  1,447    63.7   127.00-127.00  127.00
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       296   1,431-1,463  1,447    63.7   127.00-127.00  127.00
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         85   1,291-1,291  1,291    62.4   128.20-128.20  128.20
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades        85   1,291-1,291  1,291    62.4   128.20-128.20  128.20
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
  No Reportable Trade.
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                        381   1,291-1,463  1,412    63.4   127.00-128.20  127.27
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        170   1,350-1,350  1,350    60.6   108.39-108.39  108.39
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       170   1,350-1,350  1,350    60.6   108.39-108.39  108.39


                        FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Dressed Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice         80     894-894     894     63.5   203.50-203.50  203.50
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice        320     849-881     856     63.6   197.99-198.72  198.15
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       400     849-894     863     63.6   197.99-203.50  199.22
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      1,102     735-906     805     63.2   185.64-204.57  197.92
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     1,102     735-906     805     63.2   185.64-204.57  197.92
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        832     790-920     893     63.5   191.30-207.10  203.44
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       832     790-920     893     63.5   191.30-207.10  203.44
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      2,334     735-920     846     63.4   185.64-207.10  200.11
MIXED STEER/HEIFER/COW
  No Reportable Trade.
DAIRYBRED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice         33     972-972     972     59.0   174.59-174.59  174.59
 65 - 80% Choice         80     841-841     841     60.4   178.18-178.18  178.18
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       113     841-972     879     60.0   174.59-178.18  177.13


                          FORWARD CONTRACT NET:  Live Basis
                       Head      Weight     Avg   Wtd Avg      Price         Avg
                      Count       Range      Wt  Dress Pct     Range       Price
STEER
 Over 80% Choice        621   1,295-1,509  1,332    62.7   126.12-126.92  126.26
 65 - 80% Choice      3,327   1,228-1,461  1,391    62.1   125.00-130.75  126.93
 35 - 65% Choice        132   1,221-1,221  1,221    63.5   130.75-130.75  130.75
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     4,080   1,221-1,509  1,376    62.3   125.00-130.75  126.95
HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice      1,509   1,167-1,286  1,235    63.0   125.00-150.33  130.88
 65 - 80% Choice      1,325   1,304-1,387  1,338    62.2   127.30-127.30  127.30
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades     2,834   1,167-1,387  1,283    62.6   125.00-150.33  129.21
MIXED STEER/HEIFER
 Over 80% Choice        157   1,305-1,305  1,305    63.8   137.12-137.12  137.12
 65 - 80% Choice                   -                             -
 35 - 65% Choice                   -                             -
  0 - 35% Choice                   -                             -
 Total all grades       157   1,305-1,305  1,305    63.8   137.12-137.12  137.12
ALL STEERS & HEIFERS
                      7,071   1,167-1,509  1,337    62.4   125.00-150.33  128.08
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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