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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Tue, July 15, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



So far for Tuesday negotiated cash trade has been inactive on light demand in the

Southern and Northern Plains as well as the Western Cornbelt. The latest established 

market was last week with live sale in the Texas Panhandle from 155.00-156.00. In 

Kansas live sales sold at 156.00. In Nebraska live sales sold from 155.00-157.00 and 

dressed sales sold mostly from 246.00-249.00. In Colorado live sales sold at 156.50. 

In the Western Cornbelt live sales sold from 154.00-157.00 and dressed sales from 

245.00-249.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         311            Week ago:      235          Year ago:      464

Week to Date:    1,247            Week ago:      573          Year ago:    1,365



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      154.00-154.00 avg 154.00   154.00-154.00 avg 154.00

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     154.00-154.00 avg 154.00   154.00-154.00 avg 154.00



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:        17,800

Weighted avg weight:               854

Weighted avg net price:         250.32





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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