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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Dec 12, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   December 5, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      158.65

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



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   112.28



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      155.21

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      149.23

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    97.34



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               12/05/14   11/28/14   12/05/14   11/28/14   12/05/14   11/28/14

501-600 lbs      254.59     254.59     254.80     255.17     249.65     256.60

601-700 lbs      230.82     231.78     231.02     232.80     228.04     234.11

701-800 lbs      219.39     219.58     217.81     216.46     213.39     217.25

801-900 lbs      207.55     209.63     201.65     203.57     203.23     200.17



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      252.04     251.82     252.58     251.75     254.59     252.97

501-600 lbs      228.60     228.03     229.90     232.68     230.65     231.98

601-700 lbs      212.29     210.73     212.46     214.29     211.79     218.15

701-800 lbs      203.18     202.27     196.36     195.85     192.94     194.11



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              60.15



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.8704 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               11/29/14   11/22/14   11/30/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          55,405     53,205     56,992  2,491,904  2,404,458       3.6%

Calves:           3,829      3,693      4,247    186,398    194,953      -4.4%

Sheep:            3,174      3,327      3,177    154,670    153,538       0.7%

Hogs:           404,348    417,422    421,113 18,123,999 18,450,655      -1.8%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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