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Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Sep 26, 2014    USDA Market News



Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures



Info for Week Ending   September 19, 2014



Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      147.31

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      147.30



Area:       Alberta Auctions

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                   111.32



Area:       Ontario Auctions

Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      143.85

Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      143.10

Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    98.57



Average Feeder Cattle Prices:

Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba

               09/19/14   09/12/14   09/19/14   09/12/14   09/19/14   09/12/14

501-600 lbs      245.85     239.39     246.23     240.19     244.17     239.21

601-700 lbs      227.65     224.46     226.16     229.10     222.35     227.10

701-800 lbs      217.33     215.62     212.43     215.59     213.45     215.88

801-900 lbs      205.90     207.20     205.86     207.18     203.71     201.16



Heifers:

401-500 lbs      256.45     249.56     235.04     234.68     243.83  No Quote

501-600 lbs      224.38     222.10     212.95     216.18     214.08  No Quote

601-700 lbs      208.45     207.94     205.44     206.17     198.60     207.08

701-800 lbs      200.56     199.70     201.28     200.52     194.85     198.58



Province Ontario

No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              70.77



Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca





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

Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9014 U.S. dollars

Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents



Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter

               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change

               09/13/14   09/06/14   09/14/13       2014       2013

Cattle:          55,162     48,356     51,473  1,911,539  1,821,960       4.9%

Calves:           3,956      3,353      3,790    145,311    150,082      -3.2%

Sheep:            2,997      2,933      3,144    116,597    117,166      -0.5%

Hogs:           401,926    325,322    401,086 13,761,860 13,970,456      -1.5%









Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA

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