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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed, September 24, 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. 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:         529            Week ago:      123          Year ago:       79

Week to Date:    1,880            Week ago:    1,715          Year ago:    2,845



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:         8,100

Weighted avg weight:               835

Weighted avg net price:         253.65





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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