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USDA-WA: Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Des Moines, IA - Fri Feb 09, 2018 - USDA Market News


Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   February 2, 2018

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           132.72
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          131.60

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    71.55

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           115.18
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          114.11
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    53.28

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               02/02/18   01/26/18   02/02/18   12/29/17   02/02/18   12/29/17
501-600 lbs      177.42     180.97     187.04     182.55     171.10     178.68
601-700 lbs      164.18     163.42     167.92     162.00     156.74     167.82
701-800 lbs      149.06     150.26     153.49     150.31     145.83     156.89
801-900 lbs      144.27     144.72     142.42     142.74     146.99     149.17

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      165.85     166.00     167.30     165.79     141.45     141.26
501-600 lbs      157.58     156.48     156.41     155.01     141.92     143.46
601-700 lbs      143.66     145.75     145.40     144.13     135.22     144.27
701-800 lbs      136.31     139.03     135.77     136.32     127.16     128.40

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board                       50.66

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange                   48.90

Source:  CanFax, http://www.canfax.ca

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.8131 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               02/03/18   01/27/18   02/04/17       2018       2017
Cattle:          54,206     49,531     47,046    252,688    232,459       8.7%
Calves:           3,939      3,805      4,188     17,700     18,916      -6.4%
Sheep:            3,885      3,010      2,917     14,610     14,796      -1.3%
Hogs:           409,351    426,426    312,010  1,996,854  2,073,378      -3.7%

Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
            USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, Des Moines, IA
            515-284-4460   email:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
            24 hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
            www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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