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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jul 11, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   July 4, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                    No Quote

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



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   106.14



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      154.26

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      144.95

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   102.31



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               07/04/14   06/27/14   07/04/14   06/27/14   07/04/14   06/27/14

501-600 lbs      223.53     223.93   No Quote  No Quote    No Quote     225.74

601-700 lbs      214.62     215.34   No Quote     209.47   No Quote     218.70

701-800 lbs      197.26     200.31   No Quote     198.19   No Quote     198.35

801-900 lbs      189.83     189.16   No Quote  No Quote    No Quote     180.04



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      211.10     208.29   No Quote  No Quote    No Quote  No Quote

501-600 lbs      203.52     205.24   No Quote     204.14   No Quote     207.28

601-700 lbs      196.17     197.14   No Quote     193.50   No Quote     196.48

701-800 lbs      186.00     186.29   No Quote     178.47   No Quote     178.94



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              87.72



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9382 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               06/27/14   06/20/14   06/28/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          55,646     55,626     32,174  1,350,143  1,272,316       6.1%

Calves:           3,559      4,248      3,934    103,724    106,586      -2.7%

Sheep:            3,202      3,289      2,790     83,432     82,990       0.5%

Hogs:           338,599    363,435    347,237  9,723,995  9,917,248      -1.9%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

            Ami Rayer  515-284-4460  Desm.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov

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