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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Thu Jul 03, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   June 27, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      146.19

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      146.27



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   103.79



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      152.55

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      146.78

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   100.29



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               06/27/14   06/20/14   06/27/14   06/20/14   06/27/14   06/20/14

501-600 lbs      223.93     222.56   No Quote     218.45     225.74     223.28

601-700 lbs      215.34     208.02     209.47     205.69     218.70     205.07

701-800 lbs      200.31     194.49     198.19     189.82     198.35     188.89

801-900 lbs      189.16     179.76   No Quote     175.74     180.04     175.20



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      208.29     204.91   No Quote     200.87   No Quote     208.96

501-600 lbs      205.24     199.47     204.14     200.01     207.28     200.25

601-700 lbs      197.14     189.98     193.50     190.14     196.48     187.80

701-800 lbs      186.29     181.27     178.47     176.13     178.94     168.81



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              86.21



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9393 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               06/20/14   06/13/14   06/21/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          55,626     53,158     47,397  1,294,497  1,240,142       4.4%

Calves:           4,248      4,102      4,132    100,165    102,652      -2.4%

Sheep:            3,289      3,234      3,172     80,230     80,200       0.0%

Hogs:           363,435    376,037    375,355  9,385,396  9,570,011      -1.9%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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