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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning


St. Joseph, MO    Wed, June 11, 2014    USDA Market News Service

Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Tuesday, 6/10/2014

On Tuesday trading was inactive on very light demand. Not enough sales for a market 

trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sale sold at 145.00. In Nebraska live 

sales sold from 145.00-147.00 and dressed sales sold mostly at 232.00. In Colorado 

live sales sold at 147.00 for the previous week. In the Western Cornbelt last week 

live sales sold from 145.00-147.00 and dressed sales from 231.00-232.00.

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       546    Week ago:              337    Year ago:            1,933

Wk to Date:      867    Week ago to Date:      976    Year ago to Date:    3,286

Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        84,800    Week Ago:           85,600    Year Ago:           83,200

Wk to Date:  173,800    Week Ago to Date:  180,700    Year Ago to Date:  170,700

Negotiated, Formula and contract commitments today: (generally for slaughter

within 7 days)

Today:        65,700    Week Ago:           82,000    Year Ago:           54,600

Wk to Date:  139,000    Week Ago to Date:  147,000    Year Ago to Date:  156,700

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          230.00-230.00 avg 230.00

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades           -       avg          230.00-230.00 avg 230.00

Formula purchases: prices established on previous reporting day for 

slaughtered cattle.

Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        37,200

Weighted avg weight:               830

Weighted avg net price:         231.92

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:

1100c  staff


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