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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, August 26, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 8/25/14



On Monday negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding 

regions. Last week in the Texas Panhandle live sale sold at 152.00. In Kansas for the 

previous week, live sales sold from 152.00-153.00. Last week in Nebraska live sales 

sold from 152.00-155.50 with dressed sales mostly at 242.00. In Colorado last week, 

live sales sold at 155.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales sold at 

153.00 with dressed sales at 242.00.





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       425    Week ago:              286    Year ago:              742

Wk to Date:      425    Week ago to Date:      286    Year ago to Date:      742



Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        90,100    Week Ago:           80,500    Year Ago:           86,400

Wk to Date:   90,100    Week Ago to Date:   80,500    Year Ago to Date:   86,400



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

within 7 days)

Today:       111,700    Week Ago:           88,100    Year Ago:          103,600

Wk to Date:  111,700    Week Ago to Date:   88,100    Year Ago to Date:  103,600



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 on previous reporting day for 

slaughtered cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        47,400

Weighted avg weight:               848

Weighted avg net price:         244.96



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)-238-0678 or (816)-676-7000 e-mail:  stjoe.lgmn@ams.usda.gov

         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/lm_ct130.txt



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