Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report

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St. Joseph, MO     Fri Jan 4, 2013    USDA Market News Service

Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report as of 3:05 PM

Today’s Reported Sales Volume:   9,000
Today’s Estimated Sales Volume: 20,000

    Trading is moderate in Nebraska and Iowa Friday afternoon on moderate
to good demand. Compared to last week, dressed sales are 2.00 to 3.00
higher at 205.00. Trading remains inactive in all other areas.
   Estimated slaughter for Friday is 127,000, with 54,000 for Saturday, for
a weekly total of 519,000. 

PRICES PAID:

            LIVE                    DRESSED                 DRESSED
            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER            STEER/HEIFER
            (CASH)                  (CASH)                  (GRID BASE)
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
TX/OK/NM    None                    None                    None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
KANSAS      None                    None                    None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    Select and Choice                        
NEBRASKA    None                    205.00                  None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
COLORADO    None                    None                    None             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                    Select and Choice                        
IOWA        None                    205.00                  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
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sj_ls831.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews

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