Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report

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St. Joseph, MO    Wed Apr 18, 2012    USDA Market News Service

Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report as of 3:55 PM

Today's Reported Sales Volume: 21,000  
Today's Estimate Sales Volume: 30,000

   Trading was light in the Texas Panhandle and moderate in Kansas Wednesday
afternoon on moderate demand. Compared to last week, live sales were steady at 122.00. Few sales on a live basis have traded in Western Nebraska at 123.00,
but most producers continue to pass. Trading remains inactive in all other
areas.   
   Cattle slaughter for Wednesday was estimated at 113,000. Boxed beef values
were called higher on moderate demand and light to moderate offerings. Choice
closed up 2.29 at 185.76 and Select closed up 1.68 at 183.84 on 240 total
loads.

PRICES PAID:

            LIVE                    DRESSED                 DRESSED
            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER
            (CASH)                  (CASH)                  (GRID BASE)
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            Select and Choice                                                
TX/OK/NM    122.00                   None                   None             
                                                                             
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            Select and Choice                                                
KANSAS      122.00                   None                   None             
                                                                             
 --------------------------------------------------------------------------- 
            Select and Choice                                                                 
NEBRASKA    Few, 123.00              None                   None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
COLORADO    None                     None                   None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
IOWA        None                     None                   None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------

NOTE: For complete sales volume, price ranges and weighted averages, refer 
to the Mandatory reports on the following web site and links:
http://www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

All Negotiated grid based sales reported through the Mandatory 
reporting program by packers are currently included under the National
Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Negotiated Purchases Reports as base prices
and again on the National Daily Direct Slaughter Cattle Formula Purchases
Reports as net prices.

Included in this report are negotiated cash and negotiated grid prices 
and volume collected from feedlots or their representatives cooperating 
on a voluntary basis. This report will be released at 3:30pm daily and 
more frequently during active trading periods. 

Source:  USDA Market News Service, St. Joseph, MO
         Ph: 816-676-7000  email: stjoe.lgmn@ams.usda.gov
         Website: www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sj_ls831.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews
 
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