|LOCATION: ||7.5 miles east of Bruning, NE from the intersection of US Hwy. 81 & Nebraska Hwy. 4 or 13 miles west of intersection of Hwy. 15 and Hwy. 4 |
|PACKERS: ||EXCEL: Schuyler, NE & Dodge City, KS |
GREATER OMAHA: Omaha, NE
TYSON/IBP: Lexington & Dakota City, NE, Finney County, KS
JBS USA: Grand Island, NE
NATIONAL BEEF: Dodge City, & Liberal, KS
NEBRASKA BEEF: Omaha, NE
CREEKSTONE: Arkansas City, KS
|MARKETING: ||Live, On The Rail, or Value Based. Live cattle sales are weighed on the ground on our 80 foot scale, shrunk 3% in the a.m. or 4% in the p.m. with the packer paying the freight. On dressed or value based sales cattle are weighed on the ground and the same shrink applies but customer pays the freight. Mid-America sells on a negotiated cash and dressed basis. |
***PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR SHRINK LEVELS ARE THE LOWEST IN THE INDUSTRY AS WESTERN HALF OF NEBRASKA, KANSAS, OKLAHOMA, TEXAS AND COLORADO ARE 4% IN THE A.M. AND 5% IN THE P.M.
|PENS: ||40 to 200 head |
|PROCESSING: ||Enclosed cattle processing facilities designed for handling ease and less stress. Cattle are processed within 24 hours upon arrival and sent to their assigned pen. |
|HOSPITAL: ||The enclosed hospital is in a separate area centrally located and designed for handling ease and less stress. |
|Our computer system can provide up to date estimated daily gains, cost of gain and weight of your cattle. || |
|RATIONS: ||Steam flaked corn, corn silage, distillers, ground alfalfa and liquid supplements. |
|BILLING: ||Feed is billed on per ton basis. All costs are billed on the 15th and last day of the month. |
|All cost occurred can be financed at 5% simple interest. Trucking to Mid-America can also be placed on feed bill. |
|Cattle can be financed through Mid-America with a minimum equity requirement of $250.00 a head at 5.75% interest rate. |
|Mid-America Live Cattle Contract (which sets selling price), or our Floor/Ceiling Pricing to establish a floor price or floor/ceiling price for your cattle. All prices are based on the CME futures market. |
Packer Forward Basis Contracts are available, call for current basis levels.
Corn contracting on all or part of your needs while your cattle are on feed.
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More Finishing First Facts
*Our unique design on a former WW II army airbase gives us a very solid foundation on which to feed cattle. Our aprons range from 30', 40' & 50' behind the bunks with large mounds coming down on top of the aprons.
*We are 100% commercial with no conflict of interests.
*We offer corn banking for our local farmer feeders.
*Fixed price corn contracting.
*We will sort cattle in and or sort cattle out of pens to be sold.
*Customer has first choice to replace cattle back into their pen that has been sold. You can keep the same pen year around but are asked to maintain numbers at pen efficiency.
*Your cattle are not co-mingled with other customer cattle.
*We can feed heifers and steers together.
*We keep the owner involved with the marketing of their cattle.
*We use an independent consulting nutritionist and veterinarian.
*We can assist in lining up transportation of your cattle into the yard.
*Customers are always welcome to come see their cattle. Please call ahead for after hours visitation.
*We can obtain carcass data.
*We receive cattle 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Please call ahead for after hours delivery.
*Customer Service you want and deserve!
*A good health management program is recommended before cattle are transported to the feed yard.
*We work with each producer so shots are not duplicated as cattle are received and processed.
*Cost analysis and break-even projections done upon request.
*We can help customers find feeder cattle through a network of order buyers.
*Mid-America at times has inventory cattle for resale, call for information on cattle projections.