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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Tue, July 22, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Tuesday, negotiated cash trade has been inactive on light demand in all 

feeding regions. The latest established market in the Texas Panhandle was two weeks 

ago with live sales from 155.00-156.00. Last week in Kansas live sales sold from 

155.00-156.00. In Nebraska for the previous week, the bulk of live sales sold at 

156.00 with dressed sales from 246.00-248.00. In Colorado last week, live sales sold 

from 156.00-157.50. In the Western Cornbelt last week, the bulk of live sales sold 

from 155.00-156.00 with dressed sales from 246.00-248.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         142            Week ago:      311          Year ago:      515

Week to Date:      605            Week ago:    1,247          Year ago:      968



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:        13,100

Weighted avg weight:               831

Weighted avg net price:         248.11





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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