Slaughter Cattle Review - Morning


St. Joseph, MO    Tue, January 06, 2015    USDA Market News Service

Morning National Slaughter Cattle Review for Monday, 1/5/15

On Monday trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. The 

latest established market in any region was last week with live sales at 166.00 in 

the Southern Plains. In Nebraska last week, live sales sold mostly at 168.00 with 

dressed sales mostly at 265.00. Last week in Colorado, a few live sales sold at 

169.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales sold from 166.00-167.00 with 

dressed sales mostly at 265.00.

Negotiated sales:

Confirmed:     1,530    Week ago:              811    Year ago:              234

Wk to Date:    1,530    Week ago to Date:      811    Year ago to Date:      234

Negotiated, Formula and contract purchases delivered to packers today:

Today:        73,500    Week Ago:           88,200    Year Ago:           76,600

Wk to Date:   73,500    Week Ago to Date:   88,200    Year Ago to Date:   76,600

Negotiated, Formula and contract commitments today: (generally for slaughter

within 7 days)

Today:        90,500    Week Ago:           84,700    Year Ago:           50,100

Wk to Date:   90,500    Week Ago to Date:   84,700    Year Ago to Date:   50,100

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      169.00-169.00 avg 169.00         -       avg

65 - 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     169.00-169.00 avg 169.00         -       avg

Dressed basis              Steers                     Heifers

Over 80% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

65 - 80% Choice      265.00-265.00 avg 265.00         -       avg

35 - 65% Choice            -       avg                -       avg

0 - 35% Choice             -       avg                -       avg

Total all grades     265.00-265.00 avg 265.00         -       avg

Formula purchases: prices established on previous reporting day for 

slaughtered cattle.

Beef Type:                   Domestic:

Head count priced today:        35,900

Weighted avg weight:               858

Weighted avg net price:         257.99

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)-676-7000 e-mail:

1100c  staff


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