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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, September 02, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Monday trading has been at a standstill in the 5 major feeding regions. 

Last week live sales sold at 155.00 in the Southern Plains. In the Northern Plains 

live sales sold from 155.00-158.00 and dressed sales sold at 245.00 in Nebraska. In 

the Western Cornbelt for the prior week live sales sold mostly at 155.00 and dressed 

sales at 245.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         197            Week ago:      255          Year ago:      149

Week to Date:      197            Week ago:      680          Year ago:      149



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:        28,600

Weighted avg weight:               834

Weighted avg net price:         241.62





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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