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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, August 27, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Wednesday, negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in 

all feeding regions. Last week in the Texas Panhandle live sale sold at 152.00. In 

Kansas for the previous week, live sales sold from 152.00-153.00. Last week in 

Nebraska live sales sold from 152.00-155.50 with dressed sales mostly at 242.00. In 

Colorado last week, live sales sold at 155.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, 

live sales sold at 153.00 with dressed sales at 242.00.







Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         697            Week ago:   17,893          Year ago:      341

Week to Date:    1,855            Week ago:   21,108          Year ago:    2,196



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          155.00-155.00 avg 155.00

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades           -       avg          155.00-155.00 avg 155.00



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:        13,500

Weighted avg weight:               863

Weighted avg net price:         244.41





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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