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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, August 05, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Tuesday negotiated cash trading has been at a standstill in all major

feeding regions. In the Texas Panhandle for last week live sales sold at 162.00 

with a light test. In Kansas live sales sold at 163.00. For the prior week in 

Nebraska live sales sold from 162.00-164.00 and dressed sales from 255.00-258.00. 

In Colorado live sales sold at 164.00. For the previous week in the Western Cornbelt

live sales sold from 161.00-163.00 and dressed sales from 254.00-255.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         151            Week ago:      438          Year ago:    1,103

Week to Date:      796            Week ago:    1,649          Year ago:    2,045



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:        18,400

Weighted avg weight:               857

Weighted avg net price:         259.17





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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