National Slaughter Cattle Summary OK

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Oklahoma City, OK   Fri Jan 10, 2014    USDA-OK Dept of Ag Market News 

   National Slaughter Cattle Summary - Week Ending Jan 10, 2013

   Compared to last week:  Cattle traded in the South Plains 2.00 higher.
 While trades in Nebraska were yet to be established at time of report. 
Boxed beef prices Friday morning averaged 213.05 up 13.15. The Choice/Select
spread is at 3.13.  Slaughter cattle on a national basis for negotiated cash
trades through Friday morning totaled about 21,250 head.  Last week's total
head count was 105,338 head.

Midwest Direct Markets: 
Live Basis: Steers and Heifers 
   35-80 Percent Choice, 1200-1400 lbs:   139.00
   Dressed Basis:   Steers and Heifers:   N/A

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

Slaughter Cows and Bulls (Average Yielding Prices):
   Slaughter cows and bulls sold higher in all post-Holiday sales.  
USDA's Cutter cow carcass cut-out value Friday morning was 172.29 up
1.46 from last Friday.

          %Lean     Weight    Colorado      Oklahoma       Alabama  
Breakers 75-80%   1100-1600  85.50-89.00   86.50-89.50      -----
Boners   80-85%   1000-1450  86.00-88.00   84.50-90.50   85.00-92.00
Lean     85-90%   1000-1300  82.00-85.00   78.00-82.50   78.00-83.00
Bulls    88-92%   1300-2100  99.00-102.00 101.00-105.00  99.00-102.00

Source: USDA-Oklahoma Dept of Ag Market News, Oklahoma City, OK
        Tina Colby    Telephone 405-232-5425

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