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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Dec 05, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   November 28, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      158.66

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



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   112.14



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      156.61

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      148.02

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    97.21



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               11/28/14   11/21/14   11/28/14   11/21/14   11/28/14   11/21/14

501-600 lbs      254.59     254.31     255.17     255.63     256.60     256.26

601-700 lbs      231.78     235.91     232.80     234.63     234.11     232.76

701-800 lbs      219.58     223.03     216.46     220.41     217.25     220.08

801-900 lbs      209.63     209.96     203.57     206.90     200.17     204.39



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      251.82     252.93     251.75     255.43     252.97     255.82

501-600 lbs      228.03     230.50     232.68     231.63     231.98     232.21

601-700 lbs      210.73     216.32     214.29     215.35     218.15     218.25

701-800 lbs      202.27     209.64     195.85     203.35     194.11     198.62



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              60.74



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.8796 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               11/22/14   11/15/14   11/23/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          53,205     46,830     48,220  2,436,499  2,347,466       3.8%

Calves:           3,693      3,803      4,239    182,569    190,706      -4.3%

Sheep:            3,327      3,341      2,933    151,496    150,361       0.8%

Hogs:           417,334    399,345    426,836 17,720,613 18,029,542      -1.7%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

            Ami Rayer  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov

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