Canadian Livestock Prices and F.I. Slaughter Figures

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Des Moines, IA Fri May 24, 2019 USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending May 17, 2019

Area: Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs 112.27
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs 112.05

Area: Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs 72.55

Area: Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs 111.92
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs 107.11
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs 56.11

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers: Alberta Saskatchewan Ontario
05/17/19 05/10/19 05/17/19 05/10/19 05/17/19 05/10/19
501-600 lbs 169.50 167.78 No Quote 169.30 159.45 164.78
601-700 lbs 157.48 158.73 156.51 156.38 153.10 154.83
701-800 lbs 143.98 142.96 144.73 143.28 145.52 147.05
801-900 lbs 132.22 132.84 132.82 132.03 138.70 140.46

Heifers:
401-500 lbs 149.07 155.30 No Quote 150.67 131.03 132.03
501-600 lbs 145.66 144.59 139.89 142.78 129.67 134.10
601-700 lbs 134.82 135.16 131.95 135.18 125.49 127.90
701-800 lbs 127.11 127.78 121.85 124.98 118.62 118.90

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board 57.79

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange 55.61

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7441 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
Current Week Ago Year Ago YTD YTD %Change
05/18/19 05/11/19 05/19/18 2019 2018
Cattle: 0 63,389 58,637 1,103,745 1,087,144 1.5%
Calves: 0 3,615 4,036 67,052 74,225 -9.7%
Sheep: 2,677 2,714 2,617 66,913 65,785 1.7%
Hogs: 389,585 398,386 397,495 7,982,183 8,009,610 -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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