St. Joseph, MO Fri, March 15, 2013 USDA Market News Service
Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review as of 2:00 pm Friday
Thus far for Friday afternoon, in the Texas Panhandle trading was light to
moderate on light demand. In Kansas trading was moderate on light demand.
Compared to Friday morning, live sales in both regions sold steady at 127.00.
In the Northern Plains and Western Cornbelt trading was light to moderate on
light demand. In Nebraska, compared to last week, live sales sold 1.00-2.00
lower from 126.00-127.00 and dressed sales sold 2.00-3.00 lower at 201.00. In
Colorado, trading was light on light demand, however for the week live sales
sold from 127.00-127.50 and dressed sales sold at 203.00. In the Western
Cornbelt, compared to last week live sales sold 2.00-3.00 lower from 124.00-
125.00 and dressed sales sold 3.00 lower at 200.00.
Confirmed: 46,161 Week ago: 2,705 Year ago: 18,798
Week to Date: 70,266 Week ago: 84,203 Year ago: 126,505
Negotiated: prices paid for Domestic Slaughter steers and heifers:
(Information derived from the 5 area weighted average LM_CT100)
Live basis Steers Heifers
Over 80% Choice 124.00- 127.00avg 126.09 124.00- 127.00avg 126.36
65 - 80% Choice 125.00- 127.00avg 126.70 125.00- 127.00avg 126.71
35 - 65% Choice 126.00- 127.00avg 126.95 125.00- 127.00avg 126.95
0 - 35% Choice 127.00- 127.00avg 127.00 - avg
Total all grades 124.00- 127.00avg 126.78 124.00- 127.00avg 126.75
Dressed basis Steers Heifers
Over 80% Choice 198.00- 201.00avg 200.58 199.00- 202.00avg 200.47
65 - 80% Choice 198.00- 201.00avg 200.18 199.50- 201.00avg 200.46
35 - 65% Choice 198.00- 202.00avg 200.32 198.00- 202.00avg 201.00
0 - 35% Choice 202.00- 202.00avg 202.00 - avg
Total all grades 198.00- 202.00avg 200.38 198.00- 202.00avg 200.62
Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered
Beef Type: Domestic:
Head count priced today: 19,700
Weighted avg weight: 845
Weighted avg net price: 201.97
Covers transactions reported at 2:00 pm today. Comments and market conditions
may include information gathered from voluntary sources, all prices, weights
and head counts are only those gathered through the mandatory reporting system.
Source: USDA Market News Service, St Joseph, MO
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