Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures
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Des Moines, IA    Fri Jul 12, 2019    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   July 5, 2019

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs         No Quote
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs        No Quote

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    64.68

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           108.63
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          105.52
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    63.43

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               07/05/19   06/28/19   07/05/19   06/28/19   07/05/19   06/28/19
501-600 lbs      161.90     162.50   No Quote  No Quote      150.03     145.04
601-700 lbs      159.22     157.13   No Quote     146.46     144.60     145.40
701-800 lbs      143.53     144.45   No Quote     137.21     132.91     140.50
801-900 lbs      136.64     136.36   No Quote  No Quote      122.95     130.78

Heifers:
401-500 lbs    No Quote     142.42   No Quote  No Quote      107.02     128.16
501-600 lbs      141.17     142.88   No Quote  No Quote      123.43     123.45
601-700 lbs      133.83     135.30   No Quote     128.44     121.38     121.77
701-800 lbs      129.88     130.67   No Quote     126.13     106.95     108.06

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board                       50.11

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange                   47.52

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7655 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               07/06/19   06/29/19   07/07/18       2019       2018
Cattle:          59,342     61,578     51,969  1,597,922  1,509,291       5.9%
Calves:           2,745      2,770      3,102     92,861     99,042      -6.2%
Sheep:            2,853      3,209      2,300     87,806     84,633       3.7%
Hogs:           342,740    368,132    329,450 10,639,790 10,605,675       0.3%

Source:     Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
            USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
            816-676-7000   email:  stjoe.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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