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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Tue, July 08, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



So far for Tuesday trading has been inactive on very light demand. Not enough sales

for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sales sold at 158.00. In 

Nebraska live sales sold mostly at 159.00 and dressed sales at 250.00. In Colorado 

live sales sold from 158.00-159.00. In the Western Cornbelt live sales sold from 

154.00-159.00 and dressed sales sold from 248.00-250.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         235            Week ago:      135          Year ago:      614

Week to Date:      573            Week ago:    1,714          Year ago:    1,313



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:        20,400

Weighted avg weight:               828

Weighted avg net price:         246.71





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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