Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures
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Des Moines, IA    Fri Aug 18, 2017    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   August 11, 2017

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           111.47
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          110.63

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    77.04

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           114.27
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          112.30
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    75.90

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:              Alberta             Saskatchewan          **Ontario**
               08/11/17   08/04/17   08/11/17   08/04/17   08/11/17   08/04/17
501-600 lbs      164.70     169.48     156.44  No Quote      165.61     171.79
601-700 lbs      152.38     161.01   No Quote     161.13     146.98     161.41
701-800 lbs      151.44     150.68   No Quote  No Quote      154.63     148.10
801-900 lbs      147.80     149.55     142.95  No Quote      137.58     138.41

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      147.80     152.04   No Quote  No Quote      141.90     148.14
501-600 lbs      143.47     148.16   No Quote  No Quote      138.79     152.32
601-700 lbs      141.64     143.70   No Quote  No Quote      130.59     145.60
701-800 lbs      137.68     138.95     132.33  No Quote      132.70     131.25

Province Ontario
No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              58.46

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


All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7862 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               08/12/17   08/05/17   08/13/16       2017       2016
Cattle:          49,916     57,645     57,035  1,687,552  1,563,109       8.0%
Calves:           3,805      3,707      3,595    123,137    125,599      -2.0%
Sheep:            3,026      3,064      2,319     99,918    108,651      -8.0%
Hogs:           377,859    376,027    392,464 12,664,602 12,391,629       2.2%




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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