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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri May 23, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   May 16, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      135.70

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



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    99.01



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      142.57

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      137.00

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    98.48



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               05/16/14   05/09/14   05/16/14   05/09/14   05/16/14   05/09/14

501-600 lbs      210.85     209.59     209.93     205.61     207.48     205.11

601-700 lbs      199.32     198.62     195.95     198.84     191.37     194.12

701-800 lbs      184.26     183.16     180.90     178.80     173.84     177.26

801-900 lbs      168.29     165.59     164.32     164.90     162.88     158.73



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      196.18     193.43     194.19     194.27     198.17     199.14

501-600 lbs      188.85     187.60     187.01     187.25     187.63     188.34

601-700 lbs      180.82     178.40     177.54     179.23     177.54     177.05

701-800 lbs      167.49     165.15     164.21     162.80     159.97     162.71



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              76.73



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9167 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               05/10/14   05/03/14   05/11/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          50,878     54,943     53,509    978,216    938,455       4.2%

Calves:           4,155      4,246      4,057     75,994     77,903      -2.5%

Sheep:            3,001      2,903      2,956     62,394     62,551      -0.3%

Hogs:           377,969    379,745    379,237  7,217,394  7,377,680      -2.2%









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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