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
National Slaughter Cattle Summary OK