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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Sep 12, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   September 5, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      148.79

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      146.29



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   112.84



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      143.52

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      139.72

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    98.63



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               09/05/14   08/29/14   09/05/14   08/29/14   09/05/14   08/29/14

501-600 lbs      237.07     232.32     236.91     230.80     237.37     235.70

601-700 lbs      222.40     221.22     219.77     216.17     218.86     221.68

701-800 lbs      208.70     208.50     209.31     208.48     208.40     210.20

801-900 lbs      199.42     198.18     200.39     199.24   No Quote     194.35



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      241.16     240.18     227.97     218.39   No Quote  No Quote

501-600 lbs      218.98     216.70     217.04     212.42   No Quote     219.38

601-700 lbs      205.21     204.04     202.15     198.66   No Quote     204.45

701-800 lbs      194.57     191.86     193.84     190.30   No Quote     186.99



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              64.60



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9100 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               08/30/14   08/23/14   08/31/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          54,673     56,229     53,024  1,808,021  1,723,464       4.9%

Calves:           3,944      3,557      4,255    138,002    142,858      -3.4%

Sheep:            3,188      2,832      3,227    110,667    111,482      -0.7%

Hogs:           382,224    387,117    392,791 13,035,427 13,234,473      -1.5%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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