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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, July 30, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Wednesday, negotiated cash trade was at a standstill in all feeding 

regions. The last established market reported in the Texas Panhandle was last week 

with a few live sales mostly at 162.00. 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:         197            Week ago:    2,504          Year ago:      153

Week to Date:    2,464            Week ago:    5,575          Year ago:    1,704



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:         7,200

Weighted avg weight:               846

Weighted avg net price:         255.93





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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