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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon, September 22, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



Thus far for Monday negotiated cash trade was at a standstill in all feeding regions. 

The latest established market was last week with live sales in the Southern Plains 

and Colorado at 159.00 however sales in the Texas Panhandle and Colorado were on a 

very light test. Last week in Nebraska live sales sold from 155.00-159.00 with 

dressed sales mostly at 245.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales sold 

from 154.00-155.00 with dressed sales from 244.00-246.00. 



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:          46            Week ago:      905          Year ago:      400

Week to Date:       46            Week ago:      905          Year ago:      400



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:        36,300

Weighted avg weight:               846

Weighted avg net price:         254.69





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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