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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon


St. Joseph, MO    Mon, September 29, 2014    USDA Market News Service

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

So far for Monday negotiated cash trading has been at a standstill in the 5 Area

feeding region. Last week in Nebraska live sales sold from 157.00-159.00 and

dressed sales sold from 245.00-245.00. In Colorado live sales sold at 159.00. The

last reported market in the Southern Plains and the Western Cornbelt were 2 weeks

ago. In the Southern Plains live sales sold at 159.00. In the Western Cornbelt

live sales sold from 154.00-155.00 and dressed sales sold from 244.00-246.00.

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:          58            Week ago:       58          Year ago:      265

Week to Date:       58            Week ago:       58          Year ago:      265

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      153.00-155.00 avg 154.32         -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     153.00-155.00 avg 154.32         -       avg

Dressed basis              Steers                     Heifers

Over 80% Choice      242.00-245.00 avg 243.92   242.00-245.00 avg 243.35

65 - 80% Choice      244.00-244.00 avg 244.00   242.00-244.00 avg 243.54

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     242.00-245.00 avg 243.94   242.00-245.00 avg 243.43

Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered 


Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        24,600

Weighted avg weight:               836

Weighted avg net price:         250.69

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)-676-7000 e-mail:

1530c  staff


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