Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures
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Des Moines, IA    Mon Dec 02, 2019    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   November 22, 2019

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           110.54
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          111.94

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    59.40

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs            95.71
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs           91.82
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    44.51

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               11/22/19   11/15/19   11/22/19   11/15/19   11/22/19   11/15/19
501-600 lbs      163.21     164.68     165.18     165.63     155.90     159.97
601-700 lbs      150.72     154.82     150.30     151.52     147.48     148.23
701-800 lbs      145.94     148.65     144.26     146.45     131.78     134.09
801-900 lbs      144.04     144.57     138.38     140.95     139.00     135.83

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      153.90     153.66     152.78     150.90     120.79     137.17
501-600 lbs      141.28     142.55     138.17     139.82     125.95     128.17
601-700 lbs      135.81     137.67     133.53     135.54     118.96     125.57
701-800 lbs      134.81     136.81     128.53     131.49     107.10     120.30

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board                       41.25

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange                   41.67

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7519 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               11/23/19   11/16/19   11/24/18       2019       2018
Cattle:          66,586     70,740     65,819  2,869,901  2,729,986       5.1%
Calves:           3,185      3,216      3,559    154,442    169,170      -8.7%
Sheep:            3,112      2,947      3,309    150,311    151,654      -0.9%
Hogs:           441,967    426,400    430,098 18,846,386 18,619,557       1.2%

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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