Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Feb 01, 2013    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   January 25, 2013

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      114.99
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      114.31

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    72.43

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      113.45
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      117.10
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    68.21

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers              Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba
               01/25/13   01/18/13   01/25/13   01/18/13   01/25/13   01/18/13
501-600 lbs      154.11     156.42     146.24     153.07     148.49     150.86
601-700 lbs      140.20     142.20     136.25     140.79     137.37     139.47
701-800 lbs      131.08     135.27     131.26     134.07     130.51     132.18
801-900 lbs      126.82     130.71     125.55     129.30     124.76     127.01

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      147.11     148.49     140.97     142.58     139.12     143.25
501-600 lbs      136.62     138.87     132.01     131.88     129.13     132.21
601-700 lbs      128.38     130.31     123.08     126.48     123.76     125.63
701-800 lbs      121.11     123.83     118.02     121.09     118.39     121.06

Province Ontario
No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              60.38

Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca


All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9991 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               01/19/13   01/12/13   01/21/12       2013       2012
Cattle:          46,136     46,525     54,325    130,369    152,802     -14.7%
Calves:           4,176      4,272      4,442     11,357     12,294      -7.6%
Sheep:            2,770      2,565      2,761      7,865      7,956      -1.1%
Hogs:           425,742    413,168    425,230  1,141,668  1,214,472      -6.0%




Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
            Ami Rayer  515-284-4460  Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
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