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Wednesday, December 10, 2014


by WLJ
Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review as of 2:00 pm Wednesday

Trading is mostly inactive in all regions Wednesday on light demand. Not enough sales in any area for an adequate market test. In the Texas Panhandle two weeks ago, live sales traded at 172.00-173.00 on a very light test. Last week in Kansas and Colorado live sales were at 168.00. In Nebraska, live sales ranged from 166.00-168.00, with dressed sales at mostly 264.00. In the Western Cornbelt last week, live sales traded at 166.00-167.00, with dressed sales at mostly 263.00.

Negotiated sales:
Confirmed:       1,329            Week ago:    4,842          Year ago:      153
Week to Date:    4,239            Week ago:    5,728          Year ago:    1,694