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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Nov 28, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   November 21, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      155.80

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                    No Quote



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   112.61



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      154.94

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      146.72

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    98.82



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               11/21/14   11/14/14   11/21/14   11/14/14   11/21/14   11/14/14

501-600 lbs      254.31     250.31     255.63     250.13     256.26     253.21

601-700 lbs      235.91     231.95     234.63     232.83     232.76     231.95

701-800 lbs      223.03     221.18     220.41     217.73     220.08     217.13

801-900 lbs      209.96     208.77     206.90     202.04     204.39     205.13



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      252.93     250.95     255.43     248.63     255.82     255.64

501-600 lbs      230.50     227.41     231.63     225.98     232.21     229.95

601-700 lbs      216.32     212.23     215.35     210.78     218.25     214.73

701-800 lbs      209.64     203.11     203.35     199.92     198.62     196.42



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              61.03



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.8867 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               11/15/14   11/08/14   11/16/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          46,830     50,654     53,024  2,383,294  2,299,246       3.7%

Calves:           3,803      3,962      4,134    178,876    186,467      -4.1%

Sheep:            3,076      2,907      2,860    147,904    147,428       0.3%

Hogs:           399,345    412,993    409,745 17,303,279 17,602,706      -1.7%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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