This daily release contains the head count, weight range, price range, average weight, and average price for steers and heifers by grade and on a dressed delivered basis. The report also contains the weekly accumulated head count, average weight, and average price of live and dressed steers and heifers for the past day compared with the totals from the same period last week and last year. Feedlot areas covered by the report are: Texas/Oklahoma/New Mexico; Kansas; Nebraska; Colorado; Iowa/Minnesota.
This release reports a summary of negotiated grid and negotiated cash sales of cattle,with commentary on general market activity, and includes weight and price statistics for steers and heifers by type. Also included are comparisons to numbers from a week ago and a year ago.
This report is a weekly cattle report containing direct trades of feeder and replacement cattle. Cattle are classified and graded using official USDA feeder cattle standards and replacement cattle guidelines. Price information is released by USDA’s Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division under the Voluntary Price Reporting authority of USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Service. This report is a weighted average report.