Slaughter Cattle Review - Afternoon


St. Joseph, MO    Mon, November 24, 2014    USDA Market News Service

Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review as of 2:00 pm Monday

Thus far for Monday, negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all 

feeding regions. The latest established market in any feeding region was last week. 

In the Texas Panhandle last week, a few live sales sold at 172.00 on a very light 

test. In Kansas last week, live sales sold at 173.00. In Nebraska last week, live 

sales sold from 170.00-173.00 with a few up to 174.50 with dressed sales from 267.00-

268.00. In Colorado for the previous week, live sales sold from 173.00-174.00 on a 

light test. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales sold from 170.00-171.00 

with dressed sales from 267.00-268.00. 

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:         615            Week ago:      376          Year ago:       57

Week to Date:      615            Week ago:      376          Year ago:       57

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      170.00-170.00 avg 170.00         -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     170.00-170.00 avg 170.00         -       avg

Dressed basis              Steers                     Heifers

Over 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

65 - 80% Choice      268.00-268.00 avg 268.00         -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     268.00-268.00 avg 268.00         -       avg

Formula purchases: prices established thus far today for slaughtered 


Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        23,600

Weighted avg weight:               854

Weighted avg net price:         269.46

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

         (816)-238-0678 or (816)-676-7000 e-mail:

1530c  staff


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