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

Des Moines, IA - Fri Nov 10, 2017 - USDA Market News


Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   November 3, 2017

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           115.46
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          115.17

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    68.19

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           104.49
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          103.43
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    49.31

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               11/03/17   10/27/17   11/03/17   10/27/17   11/03/17   10/27/17
501-600 lbs      181.42     180.29     181.68     179.58     190.56     173.95
601-700 lbs      173.24     173.18     173.02     172.58     180.02     165.41
701-800 lbs      166.76     166.63     166.01     165.82     163.73     160.25
801-900 lbs      159.32     157.00     155.74     153.83     155.67     158.48

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      170.39     168.86     165.89     167.18     174.82     154.93
501-600 lbs      160.38     159.58     160.42     158.43     167.27     149.61
601-700 lbs      154.24     152.73     153.54     150.89     157.70     138.76
701-800 lbs      149.22     147.95     149.16     145.17     138.28     140.48

Province Ontario
No.2 220-240lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board              47.61

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


All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7794 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               11/04/17   10/28/17   11/05/16       2017       2016
Cattle:          59,462     59,117     57,261  2,390,811  2,252,684       6.1%
Calves:           3,978      3,432      3,591    168,737    170,148      -0.8%
Sheep:            3,186      2,938      3,128    139,851    150,336      -7.0%
Hogs:           430,461    425,783    434,019 17,503,556 17,239,907       1.5%




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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