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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Mon, August 18, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Monday trading has been inactive on very light demand in all major

feeding regions. Not enough sales for a market trend. Last week in the Texas

Panhandle live sales sold at 155.00 with a very light test. In Kansas live sales

sold at 155.00. For the prior week in Nebraska live sales sold mostly from 154.00

to 156.00. Dressed sales sold mostly from 244.00 to 245.00. In Colorado live sales

sold at 157.00 on a very light test. For the previous week in the Western Cornbelt

live sales sold from 154.00 to 155.00 and dressed sales sold mostly at 240.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:          61            Week ago:      428          Year ago:      296

Week to Date:       61            Week ago:      428          Year ago:      296



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:        28,700

Weighted avg weight:               841

Weighted avg net price:         253.87





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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