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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Sep 19, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   September 12, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      148.49

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      149.75



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   113.78



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      139.68

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      144.30

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   100.88



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               09/12/14   09/05/14   09/12/14   09/05/14   09/12/14   09/05/14

501-600 lbs      239.39     237.07     240.19     236.91     239.21     237.37

601-700 lbs      224.46     222.40     229.10     219.77     227.10     218.86

701-800 lbs      215.62     208.70     215.59     209.31     215.88     208.40

801-900 lbs      207.20     199.42     207.18     200.39     201.16  No Quote



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      249.56     241.16     234.68     227.97   No Quote  No Quote

501-600 lbs      222.10     218.98     216.18     217.04   No Quote  No Quote

601-700 lbs      207.94     205.21     206.17     202.15     207.08  No Quote

701-800 lbs      199.70     194.57     200.52     193.84     198.58  No Quote



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              69.29



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9102 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               09/06/14   08/30/14   09/07/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          48,356     54,673     47,023  1,856,377  1,770,487       4.9%

Calves:           3,353      3,944      3,434    141,355    146,292      -3.4%

Sheep:            2,933      3,188      2,540    113,600    114,022      -0.4%

Hogs:           325,180    382,224    334,897 13,360,607 13,569,370      -1.5%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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