Canadian Livestock Prices and Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jun 28, 2013    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   June 20, 2013

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      114.26
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      114.26

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    73.14

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Select 1-2, 1000-1200 lbs                      117.94
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Select 1-2, 850-1050 lbs                      117.07
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    72.35

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:             Alberta              Saskatchewan           Manitoba
               06/20/13   06/14/13   06/20/13   06/14/13   06/20/13   06/14/13
501-600 lbs      143.66     145.72     140.79     142.26     129.87     132.43
601-700 lbs      136.05     138.30     133.74     135.22     127.33     129.99
701-800 lbs      128.72     128.94     123.50     129.02     120.47  No Quote
801-900 lbs      119.75     120.79     117.68     119.58     113.46  No Quote

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      127.93     129.50     119.51     122.58     118.56     120.23
501-600 lbs      124.63     127.57     121.43     119.87     117.12     117.89
601-700 lbs      119.49     121.52     117.01     114.01     112.47     116.68
701-800 lbs      115.29     116.38     109.95     107.72     107.32     107.72

Province Ontario
No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              70.77

Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca


All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.9561 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               06/15/13   06/08/13   06/16/12       2013       2012
Cattle:          48,740     54,804     56,155  1,192,745  1,297,192      -8.1%
Calves:           4,225      4,421      4,416     98,520    106,132      -7.2%
Sheep:            2,845      3,228      2,877     77,028     71,759       7.3%
Hogs:           370,075    372,407    372,167  9,194,590  9,312,793      -1.3%




Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
            USDA Market News Service, Des Moines, IA
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