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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Aug 08, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   August 1, 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                   113.98



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      159.75

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      155.31

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   105.07



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               08/01/14   07/25/14   08/01/14   07/25/14   08/01/14   07/25/14

501-600 lbs      235.59     227.53     235.45  No Quote    No Quote  No Quote

601-700 lbs      219.10     217.39     218.35     217.94   No Quote  No Quote

701-800 lbs      202.33     198.19     202.18     194.86   No Quote  No Quote

801-900 lbs      191.44     187.98     187.84     176.52   No Quote  No Quote



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      224.76     211.06     216.52  No Quote    No Quote  No Quote

501-600 lbs      212.40     210.82     205.23     212.90   No Quote  No Quote

601-700 lbs      203.02     199.29     198.51     196.69   No Quote  No Quote

701-800 lbs      188.95     186.27     181.73  No Quote    No Quote  No Quote



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              85.93



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9155 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               07/26/14   07/19/14   07/27/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          52,054     50,087     52,469  1,546,513  1,468,995       5.3%

Calves:           3,926      3,878      4,012    119,004    122,748      -3.1%

Sheep:            3,337      2,951      3,073     95,119     95,666      -0.6%

Hogs:           372,728    379,128    367,309 11,180,257 11,365,223      -1.6%









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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