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Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Mon, November 03, 2014    USDA Market News Service



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



So far for Monday trading has been inactive on very light demand in all feeding

regions. Not enough sales for a market trend. Last week in all major feeding

regions a light test of sales was noted. For the prior week in the Southern

Plains and Nebraska live sales sold at 168.00. Dressed sales in Nebraska sold

from 262.00-265.00. In Colorado last week live sales sold from 168.00-169.50.

In the Western Cornbelt for last week live sales sold from 166.50-167.00 and

dressed sales from 263.00-265.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:          63            Week ago:       36          Year ago:      182

Week to Date:       63            Week ago:       36          Year ago:      182



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          164.00-164.00 avg 164.00

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades           -       avg          164.00-164.00 avg 164.00



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:        22,600

Weighted avg weight:               846

Weighted avg net price:         268.57





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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