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WP livestock report

Hogs

The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was US$62.47 per hundredweight June 22, up from $61.21 June 15.

U.S. hogs averaged $79.97 on a carcass basis June 22, down from $82.87 June 15.

The U.S. pork cutout was $85.64 per cwt. June 22, up from $84.09 June 15.

The estimated U.S. weekly slaughter to June 23 was 2.168 million, down from 2.215 million the previous week.

Slaughter was 2.155 million last year at the same time.

In Canada, the June 16 Signature Five price was C$198.41 per 100 kilograms, up from $184.04 the previous week.

On a per hundredweight basis the price was $90, up from $83.93.

Bison

The Canadian Bison Association said Grade A bulls in the desirable weight range sold at prices from C$5.90 to $6.00 per pound hot hanging weight. U.S. buyers are offering US$4.60 or more with returns dependent on exchange rates, quality and export costs.

Grade A heifers sold up to C$5.80. U.S. buyers are offering US$4.40.

Animals outside the desirable buyer specifications may be discounted.

Lambs

Ontario Stockyards Inc. reported that 1,055 sheep and lambs and 32 goats sold June 18. All lambs sold barely steady to $5 cwt. lower. Good sheep and good lean sheep sold steady. Fatter and thinner types sold under pressure. Goats sold steady.

Beaver Hill Auction in Tofield, Alta., reported that 874 sheep and 311 goats sold June 18.

Wool lambs lighter than 54 lb. were $210-$240 per cwt., 55-69 lb. were $223-$260, 70-85 lb. were $225-$260, 86-105 lb. were $220-$245 and 106 lb. and heavier were $210-$230.

Wool rams were $85-$116 per cwt. Cull ewes were $75-$200.

Hair lambs lighter than 54 lb. were $200-$220 per cwt., 55-69 lb. were $210-$250, 70-85 lb. were $220-$245, 86-105 lb. were $215-$235 and 106 lb. and heavier were $200-$215.

Hair rams were $90-$175 per cwt. Cull ewes were $85-$160.

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