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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jul 25, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   July 18, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      152.85

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      149.90



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   108.51



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      156.33

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      148.69

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   105.86



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               07/18/14   07/11/14   07/18/14   07/11/14   07/18/14   07/11/14

501-600 lbs      226.03     224.32     226.80     223.51     225.87     225.71

601-700 lbs      220.05     219.04     220.12     210.01     212.67     215.01

701-800 lbs      208.48     200.42     204.61     200.42     196.22     191.74

801-900 lbs      188.71     188.32     182.09     179.64     182.56     180.10



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      216.91     216.10     208.80     209.73     215.39     214.08

501-600 lbs      209.57     208.03   No Quote     208.33     207.24     202.44

601-700 lbs      198.05     197.56     196.53     199.34     197.93     193.13

701-800 lbs      189.78     189.57     180.23     180.57     176.97     174.52



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              91.66



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9314 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               07/12/14   07/05/14   07/13/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          51,782     42,447     53,746  1,444,372  1,366,634       5.7%

Calves:           3,684      3,792      4,257    111,200    114,402      -2.8%

Sheep:            2,625      2,772      3,567     88,831     89,639      -0.9%

Hogs:           378,608    320,200    378,548 10,427,709 10,622,517      -1.8%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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