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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Wed, October 08, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



So far for Wednesday trading has been inactive on very light demand. Not enough sales

for a market trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sales sold at 162.00. In 

Nebraska live sales sold mostly from 160.00-162.00 and dressed sales sold mostly at 

252.00. In Colorado live sales sold at 163.00. In the Western Cornbelt live sales 

sold at 160.00 and dressed sales sold at 252.00. 



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         144            Week ago:      252          Year ago:       NA

Week to Date:    1,972            Week ago:      940          Year ago:       NA



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:        16,500

Weighted avg weight:               875

Weighted avg net price:         252.97





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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