Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures
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Des Moines, IA    Fri Nov 08, 2019    USDA Market News

Canadian Livestock Prices and Federal Inspected Slaughter Figures

Info for Week Ending   November 1, 2019

Area:       Alberta Direct Sales, 4% Shrink
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs           108.15
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs          108.33

Area:       Alberta Auctions
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    64.95

Area:       Ontario Auctions
Slaughter Steers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1300-1500 lbs            99.40
Slaughter Heifers, mostly Choice and Select 1-3, 1200-1400 lbs           93.01
Slaughter Cows, Cutter and Utility 1-3, 1100-1400 lbs                    45.39

Average Feeder Cattle Prices:
Steers:        Alberta               Saskatchewan          Ontario
               11/01/19   10/25/19   11/01/19   10/25/19   11/01/19   10/25/19
501-600 lbs      163.78     166.12     162.22     165.71     166.24     156.21
601-700 lbs      157.88     159.57     155.47     158.58     155.85     149.17
701-800 lbs      152.67     155.49     150.58     154.30     140.94     139.90
801-900 lbs      147.14     148.83     144.04     146.79     139.67     139.71

Heifers:
401-500 lbs      147.97     151.94     147.41     150.88     139.57     130.25
501-600 lbs      142.42     144.28     139.40     143.17     137.18     127.56
601-700 lbs      138.86     141.91     136.84     139.35     131.29     123.68
701-800 lbs      137.53     140.03     134.02     134.84     118.43     119.47

Province Ontario
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Provincial Board                       43.07

Alberta
No. 2 220-240 lbs Hogs, quoted by Western Hog Exchange                   42.17

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

All prices have been converted to U.S. $/CWT.
Exchange Rate: Canadian dollar equivalent to $0.7597 U.S. dollars
Grades changed to approximate U.S. equivalents

Canadian Federally Inspected Slaughter
               Current   Week Ago   Year Ago        YTD        YTD    %Change
               11/02/19   10/26/19   11/03/18       2019       2018
Cattle:          61,358     65,181     60,877  2,675,624  2,544,912       5.1%
Calves:           3,072      3,216      3,679    144,948    158,384      -8.5%
Sheep:            2,997      3,022      3,364    141,346    141,691      -0.2%
Hogs:           428,793    444,290    430,190 17,541,112 17,351,925       1.1%

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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