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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jul 18, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   July 11, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      151.67

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      149.14



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   107.50



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      157.57

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      150.91

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   105.11



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               07/11/14   07/04/14   07/11/14   07/04/14   07/11/14   07/04/14

501-600 lbs      224.32     223.53     223.51  No Quote      225.71  No Quote

601-700 lbs      219.04     214.62     210.01  No Quote      215.01  No Quote

701-800 lbs      200.42     197.26     200.42  No Quote      191.74  No Quote

801-900 lbs      188.32     189.83     179.64  No Quote      180.10  No Quote



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      216.10     211.10     209.73  No Quote      214.08  No Quote

501-600 lbs      208.03     203.52     208.33  No Quote      202.44  No Quote

601-700 lbs      197.56     196.17     199.34  No Quote      193.13  No Quote

701-800 lbs      189.57     186.00     180.57  No Quote      174.52  No Quote



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              89.35



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9308 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               07/05/14   06/28/14   07/06/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          42,447     55,646     40,572  1,392,590  1,312,888       6.1%

Calves:           3,792      3,559      3,559    107,516    110,145      -2.4%

Sheep:            2,772      3,204      3,082     86,206     86,072       0.2%

Hogs:           320,200    343,505    326,721 10,049,101 10,243,969      -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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