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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Aug 01, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   July 25, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      150.72

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      150.47



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   110.04



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      153.93

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      148.98

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   102.49



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               07/25/14   07/18/14   07/25/14   07/18/14   07/25/14   07/18/14

501-600 lbs      227.53     226.03   No Quote     226.80   No Quote     225.87

601-700 lbs      217.39     220.05     217.94     220.12   No Quote     212.67

701-800 lbs      198.19     208.48     194.86     204.61   No Quote     196.22

801-900 lbs      187.98     188.71     176.52     182.09   No Quote     182.56



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      211.06     216.91   No Quote     208.80   No Quote     215.39

501-600 lbs      210.82     209.57     212.90  No Quote    No Quote     207.24

601-700 lbs      199.29     198.05     196.69     196.53   No Quote     197.93

701-800 lbs      186.27     189.78   No Quote     180.23   No Quote     176.97



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              87.84



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9170 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               07/19/14   07/12/14   07/20/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          50,087     51,782     49,892  1,494,459  1,416,526       5.5%

Calves:           3,878      3,684      4,334    115,078    118,736      -3.1%

Sheep:            2,951      2,625      2,954     91,782     92,593      -0.9%

Hogs:           378,496    378,608    375,397 10,806,205 10,997,914      -1.7%









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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