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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning


St. Joseph, MO    Tue, June 17, 2014    USDA Market News Service

Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 6/16/2014

On Monday trading was inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. Not enough 

sales for a market trend. Last week in the Texas Panhandle live sales sold at 

147.00. In Kansas live sales sold at 148.00. In the Northern Plains and the Western

Cornbelt live sales sold at 150.00. Dressed sales in Nebraska sold from 236.00-

238.00. Dressed sales in the Western Cornbelt dressed sales sold from 235.00-238.00.

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:     1,330    Week ago:              321    Year ago:            1,375

Wk to Date:    1,330    Week ago to Date:      321    Year ago to Date:    1,375

Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        85,400    Week Ago:           89,000    Year Ago:           91,100

Wk to Date:   85,400    Week Ago to Date:   89,000    Year Ago to Date:   91,100

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

within 7 days)

Today:       111,300    Week Ago:           73,300    Year Ago:          100,500

Wk to Date:  111,300    Week Ago to Date:   73,300    Year Ago to Date:  100,500

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      237.00-237.00 avg 237.00         -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     237.00-237.00 avg 237.00         -       avg

Formula purchases: prices established on previous reporting day for 

slaughtered cattle.

Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        51,300

Weighted avg weight:               820

Weighted avg net price:         233.09

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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