Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures
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Des Moines, IA    Fri Aug 10, 2018    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   August 3, 2018

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           112.33
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          111.07

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    73.37

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           108.27
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          103.97
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    54.35

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               08/03/18   07/27/18   08/03/18   07/27/18   08/03/18   07/27/18
501-600 lbs      172.47     174.04   No Quote  No Quote      165.29     160.86
601-700 lbs      165.66     166.15     158.13     162.39     158.41     155.66
701-800 lbs      158.64     160.14     157.11     152.05     150.69     153.92
801-900 lbs      154.08     154.03     148.91     146.31     147.27     145.01

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      164.50     163.29   No Quote     150.90     141.19     135.46
501-600 lbs      156.91     157.41   No Quote     145.92     138.38     133.67
601-700 lbs      153.90     151.25     150.58     142.86     134.51     134.45
701-800 lbs      147.76     144.77     142.51     139.89     130.48     127.53

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board                       46.83

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange                   43.83

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7682 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               08/04/18   07/28/18   08/05/17       2018       2017
Cattle:          59,954     64,304     57,645  1,753,238  1,637,636       7.1%
Calves:           3,588      3,602      3,707    113,167    119,332      -5.2%
Sheep:            3,084      3,029      3,064     96,575     96,892      -0.3%
Hogs:           365,126    393,803    375,963 12,145,821 12,286,679      -1.1%

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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