National Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle - Packer Owned Cattle
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St. Joseph, MO   Mon Apr 15, 2019    USDA Market News

NATIONAL WEEKLY DIRECT SLAUGHTER CATTLE - PRIOR WEEK SLAUGHTER AND CONTRACT
PURCHASES

For Week Ending Sunday, 04/14/2019

                           A:   PACKER OWNED SLAUGHTER
Domestic:
       Head        Carcass       Wtd Avg       Avg      Avg % Choice    Avg % YG
       Count       Wt Range      Carcass    Dressing%     or Better        1,2,3
       8,339      572-945           809       63.9          78.4          91.4

Imported:
       Head        Carcass       Wtd Avg       Avg      Avg % Choice    Avg % YG
       Count       Wt Range      Carcass    Dressing%     or Better        1,2,3
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       B:   PRIOR WEEK SLAUGHTERED FORMULA AND FORWARD CONTRACT HEAD COUNT

Domestic:                      Head Count
  Forward Contract                 49,757
  Formula                         280,089
  Negotiated                      102,009
  Negotiated Grid                  18,010

Imported:
  Forward Contract                  4,727
  Formula                           1,170
  Negotiated                          438
  Negotiated Grid                       0

Total Slaughtered Head Count:     456,200

                  C:    FORWARD CONTRACT PURCHASED CATTLE WEEKLY

Total New signings last week:        Cumulative Total for listed months:
             49,259                              1,910,769

Delivery Mo./Basis Mo.   New Last  Cumulative Total   Basis Wtd   Basis Level
                           Week       For Month          Avg      Min     Max
Apr '19/Feb
Apr '19/Apr                 238       305,954         ($9.82) ($14.00)   $0.00
Apr '19/Jun
Apr '19/Aug
Apr '19/Oct
Apr '19/Dec
Total Apr Deliveries        238       305,954         ($3.29) ($25.00)   $8.50
Last Yr Apr Deliveries                226,085

May '19/Feb
May '19/Apr
May '19/Jun                 600       181,121          $0.79   ($1.00)   $3.00
May '19/Aug
May '19/Oct
May '19/Dec
Total May Deliveries        600       181,121         ($2.14) ($25.00)  $14.00
Last Yr May Deliveries                199,144

Jun '19/Feb
Jun '19/Apr
Jun '19/Jun               5,020       215,117          $0.30  ($20.00)   $2.00
Jun '19/Aug
Jun '19/Oct
Jun '19/Dec
Total Jun Deliveries      5,020       215,117         ($3.42) ($20.00)   $8.00
Last Yr Jun Deliveries                232,144

Jul '19/Feb
Jul '19/Apr
Jul '19/Jun
Jul '19/Aug               2,700       132,598         ($5.43) ($20.00)   $1.00
Jul '19/Oct
Jul '19/Dec
Total Jul Deliveries      2,700       132,598         ($4.16) ($20.00)   $7.00
Last Yr Jul Deliveries                136,111

Aug '19/Feb
Aug '19/Apr
Aug '19/Jun
Aug '19/Aug               4,189       173,338         ($3.46) ($15.00)   $2.32
Aug '19/Oct
Aug '19/Dec
Total Aug Deliveries      4,189       173,338         ($3.43) ($20.00)   $6.00
Last Yr Aug Deliveries                156,210

Sep '19/Feb
Sep '19/Apr
Sep '19/Jun
Sep '19/Aug
Sep '19/Oct               4,378       189,303         ($4.17) ($15.00)   $0.50
Sep '19/Dec
Total Sep Deliveries      4,378       189,303         ($3.68) ($21.00)   $4.00
Last Yr Sep Deliveries                186,997

Oct '19/Feb
Oct '19/Apr
Oct '19/Jun
Oct '19/Aug
Oct '19/Oct               5,514       169,116         ($3.52) ($17.00)   $0.50
Oct '19/Dec                                80
Total Oct Deliveries      5,514       169,196         ($4.59) ($22.00)   $4.00
Last Yr Oct Deliveries                170,762

Nov '19/Feb
Nov '19/Apr
Nov '19/Jun
Nov '19/Aug
Nov '19/Oct
Nov '19/Dec               4,769       148,087         ($3.34) ($15.00)   $4.00
Total Nov Deliveries      4,769       148,087         ($4.94) ($22.00)   $6.00
Last Yr Nov Deliveries                205,460

Dec '19/Feb
Dec '19/Apr
Dec '19/Jun
Dec '19/Aug
Dec '19/Oct
Dec '19/Dec               4,028       111,690         ($5.82) ($20.00)   $0.00
Total Dec Deliveries      4,028       111,690         ($7.39) ($20.00)   $6.00
Last Yr Dec Deliveries                163,535

Jan '20/Feb               3,130        68,896         ($8.80) ($15.00)  ($1.00)
Jan '20/Apr
Jan '20/Jun
Jan '20/Aug
Jan '20/Oct
Jan '20/Dec
Total Jan Deliveries      3,130        68,896         ($8.78) ($20.00)   $7.00
Last Yr Jan Deliveries                189,572

Feb '20/Feb               4,121        70,448         ($9.68) ($17.00)  ($1.00)
Feb '20/Apr
Feb '20/Jun
Feb '20/Aug
Feb '20/Oct
Feb '20/Dec
Total Feb Deliveries      4,121        70,448         ($9.33) ($20.00)   $7.00
Last Yr Feb Deliveries                168,447

Mar '20/Feb
Mar '20/Apr               3,410        57,175        ($14.40) ($17.00)   $0.00
Mar '20/Jun
Mar '20/Aug
Mar '20/Oct
Mar '20/Dec
Total Mar Deliveries      3,410        57,175         ($9.55) ($20.00)   $7.00
Last Yr Mar Deliveries                221,475

Apr '20/Feb
Apr '20/Apr               4,864        56,008        ($15.32) ($20.00)  ($3.35)
Apr '20/Jun
Apr '20/Aug
Apr '20/Oct
Apr '20/Dec
Total Apr Deliveries      4,864        56,008        ($13.32) ($20.00)   $4.00
Last Yr Apr Deliveries                305,954

May '20/Feb
May '20/Apr
May '20/Jun                 731        12,783        ($12.00) ($12.00) ($12.00)
May '20/Aug
May '20/Oct
May '20/Dec
Total May Deliveries        731        12,783         ($9.38) ($15.00)  ($3.35)
Last Yr May Deliveries                181,121

Jun '20/Feb
Jun '20/Apr
Jun '20/Jun                 665        14,445        ($11.46) ($12.00)  ($9.45)
Jun '20/Aug
Jun '20/Oct
Jun '20/Dec
Total Jun Deliveries        665        14,445         ($9.50) ($15.00)  ($3.35)
Last Yr Jun Deliveries                215,117

Jul '20/Feb
Jul '20/Apr
Jul '20/Jun
Jul '20/Aug                 902         4,610        ($12.00) ($12.00) ($12.00)
Jul '20/Oct
Jul '20/Dec
Total Jul Deliveries        902         4,610        ($10.12) ($12.00)  ($3.35)
Last Yr Jul Deliveries                132,598


                        D:   BASIS DISTRIBUTION

Delivery Mo./Basis Mo.

Apr '19/Apr
         70 head =     -14.00
        141 head =      -9.62
         27 head =       0.00

May '19/Jun
        182 head =
        245 head =      -1.00
        232 head =      +1.50
        123 head =      +3.00

Jun '19/Jun
         70 head =     -20.00
         35 head =     -12.00
        230 head =      -1.00
      1,321 head =      -0.50
      1,068 head =       0.00
        379 head =      +1.00
      1,917 head =      +2.00

Jul '19/Aug
         35 head =     -20.00
        908 head =     -15.00
         70 head =     -12.00
      1,187 head =       0.00
        500 head =      +1.00

Aug '19/Aug
        908 head =     -15.00
         86 head =     -13.50
         70 head =     -12.00
         70 head =      -9.40
         40 head =      -1.50
        179 head =      -1.00
      1,068 head =      -0.50
        648 head =       0.00
         35 head =      +1.50
      1,085 head =      +2.32

Sep '19/Oct
        768 head =     -15.00
        105 head =     -12.00
        180 head =      -2.50
        540 head =      -2.00
      2,582 head =      -1.50
        128 head =      -1.00
         75 head =      +0.50

Oct '19/Oct
         35 head =     -17.00
        802 head =     -15.00
         35 head =     -12.00
      2,183 head =      -2.00
        835 head =      -1.50
        816 head =      -1.00
        694 head =       0.00
        114 head =      +0.50

Nov '19/Dec
        451 head =     -15.00
        665 head =     -12.00
        647 head =      -2.00
        278 head =      -1.50
      1,480 head =      -1.00
        225 head =       0.00
        418 head =      +0.50
        305 head =      +2.00
        300 head =      +4.00

Dec '19/Dec
         35 head =     -20.00
        208 head =     -15.00
        591 head =     -14.00
        630 head =     -12.00
         38 head =      -5.00
      1,611 head =      -2.00
         71 head =      -1.50
        270 head =      -1.00
        574 head =       0.00

Jan '20/Feb
      1,517 head =     -15.00
         70 head =     -12.00
        925 head =      -3.35
        452 head =      -1.50
        166 head =      -1.00

Feb '20/Feb
         34 head =     -17.00
      1,925 head =     -15.00
         50 head =     -14.50
        368 head =     -14.00
         35 head =     -12.00
        855 head =      -3.35
        821 head =      -1.50
         33 head =      -1.00

Mar '20/Apr
        104 head =     -17.00
      2,915 head =     -15.00
         70 head =     -12.00
        288 head =      -9.62
         33 head =       0.00



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