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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, July 29, 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 light demand in all feeding 

regions. Not enough sales in any feeding region for an adequate market trend.

The last full market reported in the Texas Panhandle was last week with a few

live sales mostly at162.00. In Kansas last week, live sales sold from 162.00-

165.00. In Nebraska for the previous week, the bulk of the live sales sold at

165.00 with the bulk of dressed sales from 255.00-257.00. Last week in Colorado,

live sales sold from 165.00-166.00. In the Western Cornbelt for the previous

week, live sales sold mostly from 160.00-162.00 with dressed sales mostly from

254.00-255.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         438            Week ago:      142          Year ago:      583

Week to Date:    1,649            Week ago:      567          Year ago:      848



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      162.00-162.00 avg 162.00         -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     162.00-162.00 avg 162.00         -       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:        10,900

Weighted avg weight:               845

Weighted avg net price:         248.53





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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