National Slaughter Cattle Summary OK

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Oklahoma City, OK   Fri Mar 22, 2013    USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News 

   National Slaughter Cattle Summary - Week Ending March 22, 2013

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter cattle trading mostly 2.00 lower
with a few dressed sales in Nebraska 3.00 lower.  Beef prices
continue lower with limited demand.  
   Boxed beef prices Friday noon averaged 192.60 down 2.25 from 
last Friday.  The Choice/Select spread is at -.87.  Slaughter cattle on a 
national basis for negotiated cash trades through Friday noon totaled 
about 63,977 head. Last week's total head count was 77,254

Midwest Direct Markets: 
Live Basis: Steers and Heifers 
   35-80 Percent Choice, 1200-1400 lbs:  124.00-125.50
   Dressed Basis:  Steers and Heifers:   few 198.00

South Plains Direct Markets: 
Live Basis: Steers and Heifers 
   35-65 percent Choice, 1100-1400 lbs:  125.00

Slaughter Cows and Bulls (Average Yielding Prices):
   Slaughter cows and bulls steady to 2.00 lower.  
   USDA's Cutter cow carcass cut-out value Friday morning was 171.97
up .92 from last Friday.

Prices paid for average dressing:
           %Lean     Weight     Colorado      Oklahoma     Alabama  
Breakers   75-80%  1245-1685   83.00-87.00   83.00-84.00    -----
Boners     80-85%  1000-1580   82.00-86.00   85.50-90.50  83.00-88.00
Lean       85-90%  1000-1400   77.00-81.00   78.50-83.00  74.00-79.00
Bulls      88-92%  1200-2350   96.00-99.00  99.00-103.00  99.00-104.00

Source: USDA-Oklahoma Dept of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, OK
        Cole Snider      Telephone 405-232-5425
        www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews




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