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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Wed, June 11, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Wednesday trading was inactive on very light demand. Not enough sales 

for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sale sold at 145.00. In 

Nebraska live sales sold from 145.00-147.00 and dressed sales sold mostly at 232.00.

In Colorado live sales sold at 147.00 for the previous week. In the Western Cornbelt

last week live sales sold from 145.00-147.00 and dressed sales from 231.00-232.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         108            Week ago:      876          Year ago:      838

Week to Date:      975            Week ago:    1,852          Year ago:    4,124



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:        13,600

Weighted avg weight:               827

Weighted avg net price:         231.31



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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