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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jun 13, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   June 6, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      139.04

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      137.98



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    99.44



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      145.85

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      142.43

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    95.64



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               06/06/14   05/30/14   06/06/14   05/30/14   06/06/14   05/30/14

501-600 lbs      214.99     212.28     208.70     203.52     211.01     207.02

601-700 lbs      203.07     200.99     199.92     196.28     203.48     191.64

701-800 lbs      187.76     185.85     178.01     176.86     181.39     174.88

801-900 lbs      172.41     172.45     163.27     162.13     161.43     155.61



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      197.62     195.75     189.67     196.81     200.95     196.21

501-600 lbs      193.36     192.59     192.48     184.93     188.60     180.67

601-700 lbs      185.34     183.17     181.74     177.32     178.16     173.20

701-800 lbs      173.68     171.95     162.05     162.24     161.89     157.21



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              76.21



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9207 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               05/30/14   05/24/14   05/31/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          55,190     45,107     55,022  1,131,376  1,089,201       3.9%

Calves:           4,275      3,324      4,423     87,785     89,874      -2.3%

Sheep:            2,858      2,506      2,715     70,678     70,955      -0.4%

Hogs:           368,784    321,457    375,262  8,278,783  8,452,108      -2.1%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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