Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report

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St. Joseph, MO    Mon Dec 09, 2013    USDA Market News Service

Central U.S. Daily Direct Feedlot Slaughter Cattle Report as of 3:40 pm

Today’s Reported Sales Volume:   none      
Today’s Estimated Sales Volume:  none          


On Monday negotiated cash trade was inactive on light demand in all feeding 
regions. Monday afternoon boxed beef cutout values were higher on moderate 
demand and light offerings. Choice was up 1.05 at 202.52 with Select up 1.14 to 
close at 188.12 on 127 loads. The hide and offal value from a typical slaughter 
steer for today was estimated at 14.97 per cwt live, unchanged when compared to 
Friday's value. The estimated cattle slaughter for Monday was reported at 
119,000. December CME live cattle contracts were up .17 to close at 131.60.


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             
                                                                             
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
                                                                             
NEBRASKA    None                    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/lpsmarketnewspage

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.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/sj_ls831.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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