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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, September 16, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 9/15/14



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

regions. Last week in the Texas Panhandle and Kansas live sales sold from 161.00-

162.00, however on a very light test in Texas. Live sales in Nebraska and Colorado 

sold at 163.00. In Nebraska dressed sales sold from 248.50-250.00. In the Western 

Cornbelt live sales sold from 158.00-160.00 and dressed sales sold from 248.00-

250.00. 





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:     1,107    Week ago:              601    Year ago:              506

Wk to Date:    1,107    Week ago to Date:      601    Year ago to Date:      506



Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        84,300    Week Ago:           87,800    Year Ago:           79,600

Wk to Date:   84,300    Week Ago to Date:   87,800    Year Ago to Date:   79,600



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

within 7 days)

Today:       100,500    Week Ago:           99,600    Year Ago:           88,700

Wk to Date:  100,500    Week Ago to Date:   99,600    Year Ago to Date:   88,700



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                -       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:        46,600

Weighted avg weight:               848

Weighted avg net price:         254.62





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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