Missouri Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle

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Jefferson City, MO    Fri October 24, 2014   Mo Dept of Ag-USDA Market News

Missouri Weekly Direct Slaughter Cattle (week end 10-24-14)

Confirmed Sales:
  Week to date: 250    Last week: 250 

( These prices acquired from Missouri producers )

  Trading light this week, on Thursday afternoon packers turned very aggressive
to fill their needs as fed cattle prices reached all-time highs.  Live prices 
this week were 6.00 higher than last week and dressed sales 11.00 higher on Grid
basis.    

Live Sales:
Slaughter steers and heifers: 90 percent Choice: four loads 1350-1400 lbs 170.00
fob.


(Note: Weighing conditions some plant delivered weights and some net
 weights FOB feedlot after a 4 percent shrink.

Dressed Carcass Sales: (Paid on Hot Carcass Weights) Delivered or
 Picked up (Weight only)      
 
   Steers and Heifers: 60-80 % Choice

(Grid) Grade and Weight Carcass: 
   Choice 3 550-950 lbs  load 270.00
 

Source:  MO Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Mexico, MO
         Greg Harrison, Market Reporter 573-751-5618
         24 hour recorded report 573-522-9244


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