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Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning

LM_CT130

St. Joseph, MO    Tue, October 07, 2014    USDA Market News Service



Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 10/6/2014



On 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 162.00. In Nebraska live

sales sold mostly from 160.00-162.00 and dressed sales sold mostly at 252.00. In

Colorado live sales sold at 163.00. In the Western Cornbelt live sales sold at 160.00

and dressed sales sold at 252.00. 



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       871    Week ago:               94    Year ago:              NA

Wk to Date:      871    Week ago to Date:       94    Year ago to Date:      NA



Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        80,800    Week Ago:           86,800    Year Ago:         NA     

Wk to Date:   80,800    Week Ago to Date:   86,800    Year Ago to Date: NA



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

within 7 days)

Today:       109,800    Week Ago:          127,800    Year Ago:         NA

Wk to Date:  109,800    Week Ago to Date:  127,800    Year Ago to Date: NA



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      160.00-160.00 avg 160.00         -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     160.00-160.00 avg 160.00         -       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:        41,900

Weighted avg weight:               858

Weighted avg net price:         250.89





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:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov

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



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