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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jun 27, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   June 20, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      143.36

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



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   101.76



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      150.10

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      149.02

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    97.98



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               06/20/14   06/13/14   06/20/14   06/13/14   06/20/14   06/13/14

501-600 lbs      222.56     217.98     218.45     213.94     223.28     213.20

601-700 lbs      208.02     204.21     205.69     200.66     205.07     200.66

701-800 lbs      194.49     188.42     189.82     187.04     188.89     183.96

801-900 lbs      179.76     175.30     175.74     170.25     175.20     164.41



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      204.91     201.97     200.87     201.35     208.96     202.12

501-600 lbs      199.47     195.97     200.01     196.27     200.25     194.58

601-700 lbs      189.98     187.29     190.14     184.57     187.80     182.11

701-800 lbs      181.27     174.34     176.13     168.56     168.81     165.02



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              82.11



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9336 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               06/13/14   06/06/14   06/14/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          53,158     54,337     48,740  1,238,871  1,192,745       3.9%

Calves:           4,102      4,030      4,225     95,917     98,520      -2.6%

Sheep:            3,208      3,029      2,845     76,915     77,028      -0.1%

Hogs:           375,844    367,141    370,141  9,021,768  9,194,656      -1.9%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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