Direct Slaughter Cow and Bull Report - Plant Delivered Bids
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St Joseph, MO    Mon Apr 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   86.00-127.00  106.50   92.00-134.00 113.00  87.00-142.00 114.50
400-500 lbs      82.00-127.00  104.50   82.00-132.00 107.00  82.00-142.00 112.00
350-400 lbs      65.00-127.00   96.00   77.00-132.00 104.50  72.00-137.00 104.50
Under 350 lbs                                                52.00-129.00  90.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             124.00-173.00          148.50
Under 600                  122.00-146.00          134.00


CENTRAL:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 114.00-139.00  Average Bid:  126.50
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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   90.00-127.00  108.50   92.00-134.00 113.00  87.00-142.00 114.50
400-500 lbs      82.00-127.00  104.50   82.00-132.00 107.00  82.00-142.00 112.00
350-400 lbs      65.00-127.00   96.00   77.00-132.00 104.50  72.00-137.00 104.50
Under 350 lbs                                                52.00-129.00  90.50
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             128.00-173.00          150.50
Under 600                  130.00-146.00          138.00


EAST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 114.00-126.00  Average Bid:  120.00
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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   86.00-101.00   93.50   96.00-110.00 103.00 108.00-124.00 116.00
400-500 lbs      82.00-100.00   91.00   82.00-106.00  94.00 104.00-118.00 111.00
350-400 lbs      78.00-94.00    86.00   82.00-100.00  91.00 103.00-110.00 106.50
Under 350 lbs                                                64.00-102.00  83.00
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Slaughter Bulls:           92 Pct Lean           Average Bid
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600 lbs and up             124.00-148.00          136.00
Under 600                  122.00-126.00          124.00


WEST COAST:
Slaughter Cows:
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Premium White - All Weights                 128.00-140.00  Average Bid:  134.00
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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  109.00-120.00  114.50  120.00-127.00 123.50 123.00-140.00 131.50
400-500 lbs     100.00-110.00  105.00  100.00-122.00 111.00 115.00-125.00 120.00
350-400 lbs      90.00-93.00    91.50   90.00-107.00  98.50 105.00-107.00 106.00
Under 350 lbs                                                75.00-95.00   85.00
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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                  135.00-135.00          135.00


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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