Direct Slaughter Cow and Bull Report - Plant Delivered Bids
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St Joseph, MO    Tue Mar 13, 2018    USDA Market News Service

DAILY COW AND BULL BIDS - PLANT DELIVERED - DRESSED BASIS

NATIONAL:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 118.00-140.00  Average Bid:  129.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   92.00-129.00  110.50   97.00-140.00 118.50  92.00-144.00 118.00
400-500 lbs      91.00-129.00  110.00   91.00-138.00 114.50  87.00-144.00 115.50
350-400 lbs      78.00-129.00  103.50   80.00-134.00 107.00  77.00-139.00 108.00
Under 350 lbs                                                57.00-133.00  95.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             133.00-175.00          154.00
Under 600                  115.00-148.00          131.50


CENTRAL:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 118.00-140.00  Average Bid:  129.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   92.00-129.00  110.50   97.00-140.00 118.50  92.00-144.00 118.00
400-500 lbs      91.00-129.00  110.00   92.00-138.00 115.00  87.00-144.00 115.50
350-400 lbs      78.00-129.00  103.50   82.00-134.00 108.00  77.00-139.00 108.00
Under 350 lbs                                                57.00-133.00  95.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             135.00-175.00          155.00
Under 600                  128.00-148.00          138.00


EAST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 124.00-135.00  Average Bid:  129.50
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up   92.00-107.00   99.50  105.00-121.00 113.00 117.00-133.00 125.00
400-500 lbs      91.00-102.00   96.50   91.00-119.00 105.00 111.00-126.00 118.50
350-400 lbs      84.00-97.00    90.50   91.00-116.00 103.50 118.00-119.00 118.50
Under 350 lbs                                                71.00-113.00  92.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             133.00-159.00          146.00
Under 600                  124.00-139.00          131.50


WEST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 124.00-130.00  Average Bid:  127.00
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                 Breakers       Avg     Boners       Avg     Lean(Cutter)   Avg
                75 Pct Lean  Breakers  85 Pct Lean   Boners  90 Pct Lean  Cutter
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500 lbs and up  110.00-114.00  112.00  110.00-125.00 117.50 121.00-130.00 125.50
400-500 lbs     100.00-109.00  104.50  100.00-120.00 110.00 105.00-120.00 112.50
350-400 lbs      80.00-94.00    87.00   80.00-105.00  92.50  95.00-105.00 100.00
Under 350 lbs                                                65.00-85.00   75.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             135.00-135.00          135.00
Under 600                  115.00-115.00          115.00


NATIONAL - All states
CENTRAL - AR,CO,IA,IL,IN,KS,KY,LA,MI,MO,MN,MT,ND,NE,NM,OH,OK,SD,TN,TX,WI
EAST COAST - AL,CT,DC,DE,FL,GA,MA,MD,ME,MS,NC,NH,NJ,NY,PA,RI,SC,VA,VT,WV
WEST COAST - AK,AZ,CA,HI,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA,WY

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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