Direct Slaughter Cow and Bull Report - Plant Delivered Bids
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St Joseph, MO    Wed May 16, 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                 114.00-140.00  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   78.00-128.00  103.00   91.00-133.00 112.00  86.00-145.00 115.50
400-500 lbs      82.00-128.00  105.00   86.00-133.00 109.50  81.00-143.00 112.00
350-400 lbs      72.00-128.00  100.00   73.00-133.00 103.00  69.00-138.00 103.50
Under 350 lbs                                                51.00-128.00  89.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             124.00-174.00          149.00
Under 600                  116.00-145.00          130.50


CENTRAL:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 114.00-140.00  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   78.00-128.00  103.00   91.00-133.00 112.00  86.00-143.00 114.50
400-500 lbs      82.00-128.00  105.00   86.00-133.00 109.50  81.00-143.00 112.00
350-400 lbs      72.00-128.00  100.00   73.00-133.00 103.00  71.00-138.00 104.50
Under 350 lbs                                                51.00-128.00  89.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             124.00-174.00          149.00
Under 600                  116.00-145.00          130.50


EAST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 116.00-134.00  Average Bid:  125.00
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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   84.00-106.00   95.00  104.00-115.00 109.50 110.00-132.00 121.00
400-500 lbs      84.00-105.00   94.50   90.00-110.00 100.00 108.00-125.00 116.50
350-400 lbs      76.00-90.00    83.00   90.00-107.00  98.50  69.00-118.00  93.50
Under 350 lbs                                                69.00-105.00  87.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             132.00-148.00          140.00
Under 600                  123.00-132.00          127.50


WEST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 131.00-140.00  Average Bid:  135.50
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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  112.00-120.00  116.00  120.00-125.00 122.50 121.00-145.00 133.00
400-500 lbs     100.00-111.00  105.50  100.00-120.00 110.00 115.00-130.00 122.50
350-400 lbs      90.00-96.00    93.00   90.00-105.00  97.50 105.00-110.00 107.50
Under 350 lbs                                                75.00-100.00  87.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             145.00-150.00          147.50
Under 600                  140.00-140.00          140.00


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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