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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jun 20, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   June 13, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      141.69

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      140.90



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   100.68



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      149.09

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      144.21

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    97.40



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               06/13/14   06/06/14   06/13/14   06/06/14   06/13/14   06/06/14

501-600 lbs      217.98     214.99     213.94     208.70     213.20     211.01

601-700 lbs      204.21     203.07     200.66     199.92     200.66     203.48

701-800 lbs      188.42     187.76     187.04     178.01     183.96     181.39

801-900 lbs      175.30     172.41     170.25     163.27     164.41     161.43



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      201.97     197.62     201.35     189.67     202.12     200.95

501-600 lbs      195.97     193.36     196.27     192.48     194.58     188.60

601-700 lbs      187.29     185.34     184.57     181.74     182.11     178.16

701-800 lbs      174.34     173.68     168.56     162.05     165.02     161.89



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              78.23



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9236 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               06/06/14   05/30/14   06/07/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          54,337     55,190     54,804  1,185,713  1,144,005       3.6%

Calves:           4,030      4,275      4,421     91,815     94,295      -2.6%

Sheep:            2,584      2,858      3,228     73,262     74,183      -1.2%

Hogs:           372,371    368,784    372,407  8,651,154  8,824,515      -2.0%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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