Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon

LM_CT131

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



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



Thus far for Tuesday negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all 

feeding regions. The latest established market in any feeding region was last week. 

In the Texas Panhandle last week, few live sales sold from 156.00-157.00. In Kansas 

last week, live sales sold mostly at 157.00. Last week in Nebraska, live sales sold 

mostly at 160.00 with dressed sales from 249.00-252.00. In Colorado last week, few 

live sales sold from 159.00-160.00. Last week in the Western Cornbelt, live sales 

sold from 157.00-160.00 with dressed sales from 248.00-251.00.

 



Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         108            Week ago:    1,884          Year ago:      782

Week to Date:      402            Week ago:    2,797          Year ago:    2,594



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 thus far today for slaughtered 

cattle.



Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        13,700

Weighted avg weight:               879

Weighted avg net price:         259.01





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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