USDA Market Reports

Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

St. Joseph, MO    Mon, January 12, 2015    USDA Market News Service



Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review as of 2:00 pm Monday



So far for Monday negotiated cash trading has been mostly inactive on very light

demand in all major feeding regions. Not enough sales for a market trend. Last 

week live sales in the Texas Panhandle sold from 168.00-170.00. In Kansas live 

sales sold at 170.00. In Nebraska live sales sold at 172.00 and dressed sales at

270.00. In Colorado a very few live sales sold from 170.00-172.00. In the Western

Cornbelt live sales sold at 170.00 and dressed sales sold at 270.00.



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:       1,279            Week ago:      484          Year ago:      456

Week to Date:    1,279            Week ago:      484          Year ago:      456



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      164.25-164.25 avg 164.25   164.25-164.25 avg 164.25

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     164.25-164.25 avg 164.25   164.25-164.25 avg 164.25



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 thus far today for slaughtered 

cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        23,600

Weighted avg weight:               843

Weighted avg net price:         263.16





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_ct131.txt



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