Nebraska Edition | November 7, 2019

Nebraska Weekly Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Report Week Ending: 11/1/2019 LIVESTOCK SUMMARY: Current Week Last Reported 10/14/2019 Last Year Total Receipts: 38,543 34,765 Feeder Cattle: 37,144(96.4%) 33,814(97.2%) 0(0.0%) Slaughter Cattle: 1,272(3.3%) 902(3.8%) 0(0.0%) Replacement Cattle: 127(0.3%) 79(0.2%) 0(0.0%) Special Note: Receipts: Last Year 37,015 Compared to last week, steer calves sold mostly steady to 4.00 higher. Heifer calves sold 2.00 to 3.00 higher. Yearling steers sold 7.00 to 8.00 higher and yearling heifers sold 5.00 to 7.00 higher with 900 lbs heifers steady. Demand was moderate to good for calves with good demand for the short supply of yearlings. With the up and down swings in the weather pattern in October buyers have been seeking out calves with fall precondition shots. Calves with only springtime vaccinations have been selling for at least 10.00 cwt less than same weight of calves with fall precondition shots. Few, feedlot sales midday Friday morning sold at 180.00 dressed. Supply included: 96% Feeder Cattle (65% Steers, 35% Heifers, 0% Bulls); 3% Slaughter Cattle (98% Cows, 2% Bulls); 0% Replacement Cattle (68% Stock Cows, 29% Bred Cows, 3% Bred Heifers). Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 35%. Steers Medium & Large 1 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 10 ......... 288........ 288........190.00........190.00 79 ..... 307-346 .... 331..170. 00-190.00..182.60 348 ... 350-399 .... 379..170. 00-194.00..183.30 19 ......... 382........ 382..161. 00-164.00..162.89 796 ... 401-448 .... 425..163. 00-185.00..175.66 15 ......... 439........ 439........166.00........166.00 40 ......... 410........ 410........169.00........169.00 2218 . 450-499 .... 478..157.50-181.50..171.90 49 ..... 456-464 .... 461..185.50-187.00..186.14 11 ......... 465........ 465........165.00........165.00 53 ......... 482........ 482........167.50........167.50 2882 . 500-548 .... 526..153.50-175.50..164.95 173 ... 501-524 .... 516..170. 00-177.00..173.61 4454 . 550-599 .... 574..147. 00-167.00..157.89 70 ......... 567........ 567........165.50........165.50 189 ... 608-646 .... 630..151.50-157.50..155.91 2433 . 600-648 .... 623..142. 00-163.50..155.17 366 ... 651-689 .... 668..152.50-168.00..162.96 935 ... 652-691 .... 669..142.75-157.85..152.89 544 ... 700-725 .... 713..151.50-170.00..165.02 220 ... 700-735 .... 714..140. 00-156.25..151.05 576 ... 753-786 .... 771..149. 00-164.50..154.94 15 ......... 782........ 782........141.00........141.00 564 ... 803-846 .... 833..144. 00-164.25..157.11 38 ......... 831........ 831........145.00........145.00 559 ... 850-897 .... 859..144.25-163.00..154.45 593 ... 902-939 .... 914..140. 00-156.35..151.81 13 ......... 916........ 916........138.50........138.50 965 ... 950-992 .... 968..135. 00-156.00..146.95 188 . 1013-1025 . 1020.139. 00-149.25..146.52 Steers Medium and Large 1-2 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 14.....311-332.... 325.. 155. 00-170.00 160.13 49.....364-397.... 383.. 163 .00-171.00 167.96 92.....420-449.... 432.. 150 .00-167.00 162.58 10.........408........ 408........ 168.00....... 168.00 209...452-496.... 475.. 150 .00-164.00 157.71 277...502-549.... 525.. 139 .00-161.00 153.67 6...........520........ 520........ 130.00....... 130.00 433...551-598.... 583.. 137 .00-153.00 146.56 28.....609-633.... 626.. 143 .00-146.00 144.97 62.....600-636.... 618.. 136.50-147.00 143.15 48.....650-689.... 673.. 131 .00-145.50 138.42 54.....653-696.... 665.. 138.50-144.50 141.80 49.....714-746.... 723.. 143 .00-157.50 152.65 25.........702........ 702........ 145.00....... 145.00 5...........702........ 702........ 140.00....... 140.00 29.....761-765.... 763.. 140 .00-145.00 142.59 45.....801-827.... 822.. 139 .00-145.00 143.83 40.........932........ 932........ 138.00....... 138.00 Heifers Medium & Large 1 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 9............ 43.......... 43 ........ 147.00 ....... 147.00 169....303-349 .... 323 .150 .00-180.00.162.49 473....351-399 .... 382 .142.50-167.00.156.18 1137..400-449 .... 430 .140 .00-164.50.153.10 26......... 432........ 432 ....... 144.50 ....... 144.50 1653..450-499 .... 478 .139.50-158.50.149.08 2261..500-547 .... 521 .137.50-155.00.146.55 112....536-549 .... 543 .150.75-152.35.151.60 12......... 547........ 547 ....... 148.25 ....... 148.25 1939..550-599 .... 576 .132.50-157.50.143.19 18......... 551........ 551 ....... 147.50 ....... 147.50 101....603-637 .... 632 .140 .00-165.50.159.61 24......... 648........ 648 ....... 143.25 ....... 143.25 372....600-647 .... 618 .132 .00-150.00.142.26 60......... 667........ 667 ....... 142.50 ....... 142.50 85......... 686........ 686 ....... 152.00 ....... 152.00 122....650-690 .... 664 .127 .00-143.00.135.27 227....700-743 .... 722 .141.50-149.00.145.56 5........... 740........ 740 ....... 143.00 ....... 143.00 163....731-741 .... 736 .152.75-154.75.153.70 43......700-701 .... 700 .137.50-138.00.137.91 582....750-799 .... 776 .129 .00-150.00.144.33 129....801-836 .... 815 .140 .00-147.00.144.42 68......... 843........ 843 ....... 151.00 ....... 151.00 194....859-895 .... 884 .138 .00-145.75.144.21 184....902-949 .... 918 .125 .00-142.00.136.51 58......... 943........ 943 ....... 144.50 ....... 144.50 20......... 929........ 929 ....... 144.00 ....... 144.00 92......951-992 .... 962 .128.50-141.25.135.54 60......... 964........ 964 ....... 143.00 ....... 143.00 28....1010-1042 . 1028 128 .00-131.50.130.33 23....1062-1073 . 1066 122 .00-134.00.129.30 20....1102-1109 . 1106 107 .00-116.50.111.73 5.......... 1158...... 1158 ...... 119.00 ....... 119.00 Heifers Medium and Large 1-2 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 10.........303........ 303........ 140.00....... 140.00 7...........331........ 331........ 130.00....... 130.00 61.....355-381.... 376.. 145 .00-147.75 146.67 44.....411-439.... 424.. 135 .00-151.00 142.89 131...470-498.... 484.. 134.25-146.50 139.83 268...502-548.... 530.. 124.50-140.50 136.75 113...557-588.... 568.. 126.50-138.50 133.45 11.........572........ 572........ 117.50....... 117.50 7...........615........ 615........ 142.00....... 142.00 40.....604-627.... 615.. 121.50-130.00 128.10 82.....655-694.... 664.. 127 .00-139.00 130.41 56.........735........ 735........ 137.50....... 137.50 19.........751........ 751........ 125.25....... 125.25 20.........858........ 858........ 129.00....... 129.00 Heifers Large 1 Head..... Wt ......Avg Wt ....PriceRng...AvePrice 18........ 1228...... 1228 ...... 121.00 ....... 121.00 Week Ending 10/31/19 Compared to last week alfalfa hay sold mostly steady instances 5.00 higher in the panhandle Grass hay and ground and delivered hay sold steady. Demand was light to moderate wit good demand noted on large squares of alfalf going to out of state buyers in the eastern part o the USA. Grass hay and ground and delivere hay steady. Quite a few balers in the field thi fall wrapping up cornstalks and bean stubble Some still baling cane and a few finished u on last cutting of alfalfa this week. Harvest ha slowed this week due to the light snow in many areas but warmer temps are in the forecast an farmers should get back to combining by week close. Different parts of the state have reporte several bushels of corn on the ground. Som fields worse than others across the state fro the high winds reported on Monday. Note: “Al sales are dollars per ton FOB the field or ha barn, unless otherwise noted. All reported price are confirmed sold prices.” Eastern/Central Nebraska Alfalfa: Good large rounds 95.00-105.00, few at 115.00. Prairie Hay: Premium large round 125.00; Good large rounds 90.00-100.00; Fai large rounds 75.00-85.00 with some low qualit loads down to 50.00. Premium small square 170.00-180.00. Cane in large rounds 65.00 70.00. Cornstalks large rounds 53.50, round and large square bales 65.00 delivered. Soybea stubble large rounds 48.00. Straw large round 60.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent 300.00 Sun-cured alfalfa 15 percent protein 260.00. Platte Valley area of Nebraska Alfalfa: Good large rounds 105.00-110.00 Grass hay: Good to Premium large round 115.00-120.00; Fair large rounds 90.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa 140.00-145.00. Ground and delivered alfalfa-cornstalk mix 125.00 135.00. Cane/stubble mix ground and delivere 115.00. Ground and delivered cornstalks 95.00 110.00. Dehy alfalfa pellets 17 percent protei 270.00-275.00; Sun-cured alfalfa 15 percen protein 240.00. Western Nebraska Alfalfa: Supreme large squares 195.00 200.00; Premium large squares 180.00; Good large squares 160.00-170.00; Fair large square 130.00-140.00. Millet hay in rounds and larg squares 80.00-85.00. Straw large squares 80.00 Ground and delivered alfalfa 153.00-158.00 Sun-cured alfalfa pellets 15 percent protei 255.00. Nebraska Hay Summary 5 Area Weekly Weighted Average Direct Slaughter Cattle Week Ending: 11/4/19 Confirmed: 75,790 Week Ago: 72,361 Year Ago: 81,900 Live FOB Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Steers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 18,351 1,350-,1,620 110.00-116.00 1,513 .............. 113.36 65 - 80% Choice 4,933 1,260-1,550 108.00-115.00 1,452 .............. 112.35 35 - 65% Choice 2,536 1,250-1,500 111.00-112.00 1,309 .............. 111.98 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 25,820 1,250-1,620 108.00-116.00 1,481 .............. 113.03 Live FOB Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Heifers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 8,109 1,225-1,450 110.00-115.00 1,350 .............. 113.93 65 - 80% Choice 6,387 1,150-1,400 110.00-115.00 1,281 .............. 112.13 35 - 65% Choice 1,677 1,200-1,375 111.00-115.00 1,242 .............. 112.15 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 16,173 1,150-1,450 110.00-115.00 1,311 .............. 113.03 Dressed FOB Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Steers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 1,665 854-991 168.00-180.00 973 ................. 178.92 65 - 80% Choice - - 35 - 65% Choice - - 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 1,665 854-991 168.00-180.00 973 ................. 178.92 Dressed FOB Head Count Weight Range (lbs) Price Range ($) Weighted Averages Slaughter Heifers (Beef Breeds): (lbs) .................. ($) Over 80% Choice 1,385 788-921 178.00-180.00 896 ................. 179.77 65 - 80% Choice - - 35 - 65% Choice - - 0 - 35% Choice - - Total all grades 1,385 788-921 178.00-180.00 896 ................. 179.77 Cattle Market Location Corn Beans Wheat Milo Aurora $3.52 N/A N/A N/A Archer $3.64 N/A N/A N/A Bloomfield $3.58 $8.22 N/A N/A Bruning $3.57 $8.31 N/A N/A Chappell $3.59 $7.98 $3.70 $3.01 Columbus $3.66 $8.31 N/A N/A Eustis $3.54 $8.13 N/A N/A Franklin $3.50 $8.20 $3.70 $3.12 Fremont $3.62 $8.63 N/A N/A Funk $3.57 $8.33 N/A N/A Gordon $3.35 $7.52 N/A N/A Grand Island $3.62 $8.32 N/A N/A Grant $3.54 $8.08 $3.72 N/A Hastings $3.58 $8.35 $3.80 $3.27 Hemingford $3.57 $7.52 N/A N/A Holdrege $3.53 $8.21 N/A $3.77 Imperial $3.77 $8.08 $3.77 N/A Kearney $3.53 N/A N/A N/A Kimball $3.59 N/A $3.71 N/A Lincoln $3.61 $8.35 N/A N/A Maywood $3.49 $8.10 $3.57 $2.86 McCook $3.48 N/A $3.73 $3.01 Nebraska City $3.60 $8.38 N/A N/A Norfolk (Enola) $3.67 $8.30 N/A N/A North Platte $3.54 $8.20 $3.49 N/A Ord $3.56 $8.33 N/A N/A Overton $3.61 $8.32 N/A N/A Sidney $3.59 N/A $3.70 $2.92 Superior $3.64 $8.28 $3.80 N/A Waco $3.60 $8.31 N/A $3.36 Averages $3.58 $8.20 $3.70 $3.17 Grain prices as of 11/7/19 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 25,820 1,481 113.03 Live FOB Heifer 16,173 1,311 113.03 Dressed Del Steer 8,747 966 179.39 Dressed Del Heifer 6,026 852 179.17 Week Ago Averages: Head Avg Avg Count Weight Price Live FOB Steer 24,806 1,453 110.13 Live FOB Heifer 14,554 1,274 110.03 Dressed Del Steer 12,290 960 174.56 Dressed Del Heifer 4,413 852 174.97 Year Ago Averages: Head Avg Avg Count Weight Price Live FOB Steer 49,144 1,468 114.95 Live FOB Heifer 14,701 1,311 115.22 Dressed Del Steer 2,876 947 180.27 Dressed Del Heifer 2,403 841 180.00

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