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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning

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St. Joseph, MO    Tue, September 23, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 9/22/14



On Monday negotiated cash trade was inactive on light demand in the Southern and 

Northern Plains with trade mostly inactive on light demand in the Western Cornbelt. 

The latest established market was last week with live sales in the Southern Plains 

and Colorado at 159.00 however sales in the Texas Panhandle and Colorado were on a 

very light test. Last week in Nebraska live sales sold from 155.00-159.00 with 

dressed sales mostly at 245.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales sold 

from 154.00-155.00 with dressed sales from 244.00-246.00. 





Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       252    Week ago:            1,107    Year ago:            1,253

Wk to Date:      252    Week ago to Date:    1,107    Year ago to Date:    1,253



Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        84,800    Week Ago:           84,300    Year Ago:           95,500

Wk to Date:   84,800    Week Ago to Date:   84,300    Year Ago to Date:   95,500



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

within 7 days)

Today:       117,500    Week Ago:          100,500    Year Ago:           95,600

Wk to Date:  117,500    Week Ago to Date:  100,500    Year Ago to Date:   95,600



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:        49,700

Weighted avg weight:               853

Weighted avg net price:         253.79





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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