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Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report

SJ_LS831  

St. Joseph, MO    Tue Aug 26, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report as of 3:25 pm



Today’s Reported Sales Volume:    none  

Today’s Estimated Sales Volume:   none  

  

On Tuesday negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all 

feeding regions. Tuesday afternoon boxed beef cutout values were weak to lower 

on light to moderate demand and moderate offerings. Choice was down 1.21 at 

248.48 with Select down .59 to close at 238.48 on 184 loads. The hide and offal 

value from a typical slaughter steer for today was estimated at 16.59 per cwt 

live, down -0.03 when compared to Monday's value. The estimated cattle slaughter 

for Tuesday was reported at 116,000. August CME live cattle contracts were up 

.80 to settle at 153.55 with October up .10 to settle at 148.25. 



PRICES PAID:



            LIVE                    DRESSED                 DRESSED

            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER

            (CASH)                  (CASH)                  (GRID BASE)

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                                             

TX/OK/NM    None                    None                    None             

                                                                             

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                                             

KANSAS      None                    None                    None             

                                                                             

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                                             

NEBRASKA    None                    None                    None             

                                                                             

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                                             

COLORADO    None                    None                    None             

                                                                             

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

                                                                             

IOWA        None                    None                    None             

                                                                             

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------



NOTE: For complete sales volume, price ranges and weighted averages, refer

to the Mandatory reports on the following web site and links:

http://www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage



All Negotiated grid based sales reported through the Mandatory

reporting program by packers are currently included under the National

Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Negotiated Purchases Reports as base prices

and again on the National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Formula Purchases

Reports as net prices.



Included in this report are negotiated cash and negotiated grid prices

and volume collected from feedlots or their representatives cooperating

on a voluntary basis. This report will be released at 3:30pm daily and

more frequently during active trading periods.



Source:  USDA Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO

         Ph: 816-676-7000  email: stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sj_ls831.txt

         www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage



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