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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jun 06, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   May 30, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      137.97

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      135.49



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    97.80



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      139.29

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      139.14

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    96.38



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               05/30/14   05/23/14   05/30/14   05/23/14   05/30/14   05/23/14

501-600 lbs      212.28     212.74     203.52     212.97     207.02     207.05

601-700 lbs      200.99     201.58     196.28     201.84     191.64     192.78

701-800 lbs      185.85     184.88     176.86     181.27     174.88     180.04

801-900 lbs      172.45     172.98     162.13     165.00     155.61     161.47



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      195.75     199.84     196.81     196.32     196.21     202.61

501-600 lbs      192.59     192.84     184.93     193.17     180.67     187.41

601-700 lbs      183.17     183.73     177.32     182.19     173.20     178.36

701-800 lbs      171.95     169.57     162.24     168.84     157.21     162.09



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              74.98



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9140 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               05/24/14   05/17/14   05/25/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          45,107     52,863     41,715  1,076,186  1,034,179       4.1%

Calves:           3,324      4,192      3,669     83,510     85,451      -2.3%

Sheep:            2,506      2,920      2,832     67,820     68,240      -0.6%

Hogs:           321,457    371,148    322,967  7,909,999  8,076,846      -2.1%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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