National Slaughter Cattle Summary OK

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Oklahoma City, OK   Fri Jun 28, 2013    USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News 

   National Slaughter Cattle Summary - Week Ending Jun 28, 2013

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter cattle trading mostly steady in an 
early light test.  Dressed sales in Nebraska sold steady on a limited
numbers.  
Boxed beef prices Friday noon averaged 192.39 down .42 from last Friday.  
The Choice/Select spread is at 10.26.  Slaughter cattle on a 
national basis for negotiated cash trades through Friday noon totaled 
about 23,000 head.  Last week's total head count was 73,344.

Midwest Direct Markets: 
Live Basis: Steers and Heifers 
   35-80 Percent Choice, 1200-1400 lbs:  121.00
   Dressed Basis:  Steers and Heifers:   194.00

South Plains Direct Markets: 
Live Basis: Steers and Heifers 
   35-65 percent Choice, 1100-1400 lbs: 120.00

Slaughter Cows and Bulls (Average Yielding Prices):
   Slaughter cows sold 3.00-7.00 higher.  Slaughter bulls sold steady to 
1.00 higher.  
   USDA's Cutter cow carcass cut-out value Friday morning was 157.57
up .26 from last Friday.

Prices paid for average dressing:
           %Lean     Weight     Colorado      Oklahoma      Alabama  
Breakers   75-80%   1275-1395  81.00-85.00   81.50-86.50   75.00-79.00
Boners     80-85%   1000-1275  82.00-86.00   82.00-88.00   82.50-87.00
Lean       85-90%    875-1250  78.00-81.50   75.50-80.25   73.00-78.00
Bulls      88-92%   1500-2175  91.00-95.00   97.00-102.00  95.50-100.00

Source: USDA-Oklahoma Dept of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, OK
        Tina Colby       Telephone 405-232-5425
        www.ams.usda.gov/lsmarketnews





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