Nebraska Edition | June 20, 2019

Nebraska Weekly Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Report Week Ending: 6/14/2019 LIVESTOCK SUMMARY: Current Week Last Reported 5/6/2019 Last Year Total Receipts: 3,511 10,444 Feeder Cattle: 3,511 (100%) 10,283 (98.5%) 0(0.0%) Replacement Cattle: 0 (0%) 161 (1.5%) 0(0.0%) Special Note: Receipts: Last Year 10,522 Compared to last week feeder steers and heifers unevenly steady on comparable sales. Demand was good for the fall weaned calves and yearlings offered this week. Nebraska feedlot trade slow to develop again this week with some trade taking place Thursday. Live sales traded at 114.00-115.00 and dressed 184.00-185.00. Supply included: 100% Feeder Cattle (49% Steers, 51% Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 64%. Steers Medium & Large 1 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 15 ......... 349........ 349........211.00........211.00 29 ..... 384-385 .... 385..193 .00-198.00..195.93 27 ......... 415........ 415........195.50........195.50 71 ..... 450-490 .... 467..180 .00-194.00..187.19 101 ... 502-515 .... 509..183 .00-195.00..190.67 226 ... 559-598 .... 588..164.75-175.00..170.33 131 ... 603-636 .... 614..171 .00-195.00..186.46 287 ... 650-687 .... 674..162 .00-174.50..167.83 115 ... 710-726 .... 720..145 .00-162.50..156.94 211 ... 760-765 .... 763..143.50-165.00..150.28 Steers Medium and Large 1-2 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 9.............541 ........541 .......174.00 .....174.00 6.............579 ........579 .......156.00 .....156.00 9.............607 ........607 .......161.50 .....161.50 35....... 692-698.....694 .147 .00-156.50150.53 Heifers Medium & Large 1 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 20......363-375370 165.00-172.00.......168.09 33......... 421........ 421....... 170.00 .......170.00 54......451-494 .... 472.160 .00-168.00.163.19 83......516-547 .... 528.149.50-165.00.160.11 236....555-573 .... 567.151.50-158.50.154.35 329....613-639 .... 625.150.25-168.50.157.82 64......656-674 .... 665.132.50-139.50.136.26 374....703-741 .... 715.130 .00-139.75.135.77 117....772-781 .... 776.129.75-135.50.132.68 Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 10......583-591 .... 587.138 .00-141.00.139.51 9........... 642........ 642....... 132.00 .......132.00 Week Ending 6/14/19 Compared to last week all reporting forages sold steady on thin test. Good buyer inquiry was noted from all dehy pellet contacts. Some feedlots are getting short on grinding type forages especially on the western side of the state. Producers have been busy dodging rain as they try to cut and bale early season grass and first cutting of alfalfa. Some new crop alfalfa has been sold at 1.05 per point on RVF results. Some farmers have decided to take preventive planting as others keep trying to finish on corn and soybeans. All sales are dollars per ton FOB the field or hay barn, unless otherwise noted. Eastern/Central Nebraska Grass Hay: Good large rounds 95.00-100.00. Premium small squares 160.00-170.00. Good small squares of brome grass 6.50-7.00 per bale. Cornstalks large rounds baled this spring 60.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent 320.00; Organic Dehy alfalfa pellets 16 percent protein 375.00; Sun-cured alfalfa pellets 15 percent protein 300.00. Platte Valley area of Nebraska Alfalfa: Good large round bales 110.00 delivered. Standing hay price: 70.00-75.00 instances 80.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 140.00-155.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa- stubble mix 130.00-145.00. Ground and delivered cornstalks 95.00-110.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent protein 245.00. Western Nebraska Alfalfa: Ground and delivered alfalfa 153.00- 158.00. Sun-cured alfalfa pellets 15 percent protein 255.00. Nebraska Hay Summary 5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle Week Ending: 6/16/19 Confirmed: 51,424 Week Ago: 90,910 Year Ago: 51,342 Live Basis Sales Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Steers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 10,030 1,250-1,535 110.00-117.50 1,411 .............. 114.28 65 - 80% Choice 3,820 1,250-1,530 110.00-115.00 1,372 .............. 112.47 35 - 65% Choice 1,670 1,200-1,380 111.00-115.50 1,282 .............. 112.23 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 15,520 1,200-1,535 110.00-117.50 1,387 .............. 113.62 Live Basis Sales Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Heifers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 1,945 1,165-1,460 110.00-116.00 1,257 .............. 112.88 65 - 80% Choice 2,089 1,150-1,355 110.00-115.00 1,238 .............. 112.39 35 - 65% Choice 421 1,100-1,300 110.00-113.00 1,192 .............. 111.30 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 4,455 1,100-1,460 110.00-116.00 1,242 .............. 112.50 Dressed Basis Sales Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Steers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 9,638 744-1,040 180.00-186.00 910 ................. 184.67 65 - 80% Choice 3,177 789-945 182.00-186.00 849 ................. 184.16 35 - 65% Choice 190 906-906 180.00-180.00 906 ................. 180.00 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 13,005 744-1,040 180.00-186.00 895 ................. 184.48 Dressed Basis Sales Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Heifers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 3,276 729-822 182.00-186.00 789 ................. 184.49 65 - 80% Choice 994 732-791 182.00-186.00 777 .................184.54 35 - 65% Choice - - 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 4,270 729-822 182.00-186.00 786 ................. 184.50 Cattle Market Location Corn Beans Wheat Milo Aurora $4.39 N/A N/A N/A Bloomfield $4.07 $8.08 N/A N/A Bruning $4.29 $8.32 $4.29 N/A Chappell $4.25 $7.66 $4.08 $3.68 Columbus $4.37 $8.14 N/A N/A Franklin $4.11 $7.98 $4.34 $3.65 Fremont $4.40 $8.32 N/A N/A Funk $4.20 $8.08 N/A N/A Gordon $3.99 7.66 4.34 N/A Grand Island $4.18 $8.19 N/A N/A Grant $4.13 $7.68 $4.09 N/A Hastings $4.20 $8.08 $4.39 $3.75 Hemingford $4.20 $7.28 $4.39 N/A Holdrege $4.19 $7.97 N/A N/A Imperial $4.14 $7.69 $4.14 N/A Kearney $4.30 $8.12 N/A N/A Kimball $4.31 N/A $4.09 N/A Lexington $4.29 $8.14 N/A N/A Lincoln $4.30 $8.28 N/A N/A Maywood $4.11 $7.93 $4.05 $3.57 McCook $4.10 $7.71 $4.15 $3.73 Nebraska City $4.25 $8.33 N/A N/A Norfolk (Enola) $4.28 $8.09 N/A N/A North Platte $4.19 $7.98 $3.95 N/A Ord $4.33 $8.26 N/A N/A Overton $4.22 $8.03 N/A N/A Sidney $4.39 N/A $4.10 $3.64 St.Paul N/A $8.50 N/A N/A Superior $4.34 $7.74 $4.45 N/A Waco $4.19 $8.13 N/A $3.84 Averages $4.23 $8.01 $4.20 $3.69 Grain prices as of 6/18/19 Sales fob feedlots and delivered. Estimated net weights after 3-4% shrink. Other: Contract sales; Formula sales; Holsteins; Heiferettes; Cattle sold earlier in the week, but data not collected on day of sale; Etc. Weekly Weighted Averages (Beef Brands): Head Avg Avg Count Weight Price Live FOB Steer 15,520 1,387 113.62 Live FOB Heifer 4,455 1,242 112.50 Dressed Del Steer 13,005 895 184.48 Dressed Del Heifer 4,270 786 184.50 Week Ago Averages: Head Avg Avg Count Weight Price Live FOB Steer 31,502 1,365 113.76 Live FOB Heifer 19,200 1,235 113.50 Dressed Del Steer 17,575 874 184.21 Dressed Del Heifer 3,712 775 183.82 Year Ago Averages: Head Avg Avg Count Weight Price Live FOB Steer 11,368 1,361 111.28 Live FOB Heifer 6,001 1,239 111.94 Dressed Del Steer 12,160 894 177.55 Dressed Del Heifer 4,391 794 178.80

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