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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, June 25, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Wednesday negotiated cash trade was inactive on light demand in all 

feeding regions. The latest established market in all feeding regions was last week 

with live sales at 150.00 in the Southern Plains and Colorado. Last week in Nebraska 

and the Western Cornbelt, live sales sold from 148.00-150.00. In Nebraska dressed 

sales sold at 238.00 with sales from 235.00-238.00 in the Western Cornbelt.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         521            Week ago:   11,170          Year ago:      142

Week to Date:    1,457            Week ago:   13,428          Year ago:    2,409



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      236.00-236.00 avg 236.00         -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     236.00-236.00 avg 236.00         -       avg





Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered 

cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        11,400

Weighted avg weight:               828

Weighted avg net price:         237.91



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)-238-0678 or (816)-676-7000 e-mail:  stjoe.lgmn@ams.usda.gov

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



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