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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning


St. Joseph, MO    Tue, July 08, 2014    USDA Market News Service

Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 7/7/2014

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

trend. Last week in the Southern Plains live sales sold at 158.00. In Nebraska 

live sales sold mostly at 159.00 and dressed sales at 250.00. In Colorado live 

sales sold from 158.00-159.00. In the Western Cornbelt live sales sold from 

154.00-159.00 and dressed sales sold from 248.00-250.00.

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       338    Week ago:            1,579    Year ago:              699

Wk to Date:      338    Week ago to Date:    1,579    Year ago to Date:      699

Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        83,400    Week Ago:           87,700    Year Ago:           91,700

Wk to Date:   83,400    Week Ago to Date:   87,700    Year Ago to Date:   91,700

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

within 7 days)

Today:        67,200    Week Ago:           64,500    Year Ago:           92,400

Wk to Date:   67,200    Week Ago to Date:   64,500    Year Ago to Date:   92,400

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      157.00-157.00 avg 157.00         -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     157.00-157.00 avg 157.00         -       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 on previous reporting day for 

slaughtered cattle.

Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        55,000

Weighted avg weight:               826

Weighted avg net price:         246.06

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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