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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, May 14, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review as of 2:00 pm Wednesday



Thus far for Wednesday negotiated cash trade has been inactive on light demand in 

all major feeding regions. The latest established market in all regions was Friday 

with live sales in the Texas Panhandle and Kansas sold at mostly 146.00, and a few in 

Kansas up to 148.00. Nebraska live sales were mostly 149.00, with dressed sales at 

mostly 236.00-237.00. Colorado live sales were 149.00. In Iowa-Minnesota live sales

ranged from 148.00-150.00, with dressed sales from 234.00-238.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         814            Week ago:    2,201          Year ago:    2,347

Week to Date:    5,554            Week ago:    6,927          Year ago:    5,526



Negotiated: prices paid for Domestic Slaughter steers and heifers:

(Information derived from the 5 area weighted average LM_CT100)



Live basis                 Steers                     Heifers

Over 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades           -       avg                -       avg



Dressed basis              Steers                     Heifers

Over 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades           -       avg                -       avg





Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered 

cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:         9,700

Weighted avg weight:               818

Weighted avg net price:         237.98



Covers transactions reported at 2:00 pm today.  Comments and market conditions

may include information gathered from voluntary sources, all prices, weights

and head counts are only those gathered through the mandatory reporting system.



Source:  USDA Market News Service, St Joseph, MO

         (816)-676-7000 e-mail:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_ct131.txt



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