Canadian Livestock Prices and F.I. Slaughter Figures

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Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending October 9, 2020

Area: Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs 102.50
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs 101.72

Area: Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs 62.35

Area: Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs 104.77
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs 97.54
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs 54.36

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers: Alberta Saskatchewan Ontario
10/09/20 10/02/20 10/09/20 10/02/20 10/09/20 10/02/20
501-600 lbs 161.73 162.41 163.95 164.25 164.76 170.70
601-700 lbs 154.89 155.07 155.15 162.80 155.48 160.08
701-800 lbs 152.23 150.42 148.84 149.13 157.29 158.27
801-900 lbs 143.04 142.90 140.84 141.17 150.03 151.91

Heifers:
401-500 lbs 149.39 150.59 148.61 152.14 146.98 143.48
501-600 lbs 141.71 141.76 139.28 139.44 140.44 140.15
601-700 lbs 138.36 137.90 136.85 135.62 134.66 134.62
701-800 lbs 136.41 134.80 132.55 133.10 133.66 135.68

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board 53.09

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange 52.78

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7558 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
Current Week Ago Year Ago YTD YTD %Change
10/10/20 10/03/20 10/12/19 2020 2019
Cattle: 62,533 62,744 59,926 2,355,364 2,490,272 -5.4%
Calves: 3,170 3,122 3,042 125,325 136,076 -7.9%
Sheep: 2,777 2,865 3,030 112,715 131,849 -14.5%
Hogs: 431,375 446,256 415,698 16,906,190 16,305,518 3.7%

Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
USDA Livestock, Poultry & Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
816-676-7000 email: stjoe.lpgmn@usda.gov
24 hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain

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