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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Wed, September 17, 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 and Kansas live sales sold from 

161.00-162.00, however on a very light test in Texas. Live sales in Nebraska and 

Colorado sold at 163.00. In Nebraska dressed sales sold from 248.50-250.00. In the 

Western Cornbelt live sales sold from 158.00-160.00 and dressed sales sold from 

248.00-250.00. 





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         123            Week ago:      973          Year ago:      324

Week to Date:    1,715            Week ago:    3,015          Year ago:    2,788



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      246.00-246.00 avg 246.00         -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     246.00-246.00 avg 246.00         -       avg





Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered 

cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:         6,000

Weighted avg weight:               870

Weighted avg net price:         254.18





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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