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WP livestock report

Hogs

The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was $90.25 June 11. It was unavailable for June 4.

U.S. hogs averaged $119.26 on a carcass basis June 11, up from $109.40 June 4.

The U.S. pork cutout was $132.54 per hundredweight June 11, down from $132.63 June 4.

The estimated U.S. weekly slaughter to June 12 was 2.440 million, up from 1.975 million the previous week.

Slaughter was 2.464 last year at the same time.

In Canada, the June 12 Signature Four price was C$238.50 per 100 kilograms, up from $238.50.

The Hams Marketing cash price was $244.41, up from $236.50, HyLife was $261.88, up from $253.47, and OlyWest was $251.80, up from $245.90. OlyWest 2021 was $262.40, up from $254.90, and HyLife’s adjusted price was $274.77, up from $265.11.

Bison

Prices offered by Canadian buyers for slaughter in Canada start at $3.90-$4.15 per pound hot hanging weight for Grade A bison bulls and heifers on light trading. Canadian buyers are offering $4.60-$4.80 for prime bulls and $4.40-$4.70 for heifers for slaughter in the United States.

U.S. buyers are paying US$3.85-4 per lb. hot hanging weight for prime bulls from Canada for U.S. slaughter, where slaughter times are booked. Heifers are being purchased at $3.60-$3.80. Returns to producers are dependent on exchange rates, quality, transportation and export costs.

Lambs

Ontario Stockyards Inc. reported that 729 sheep and lambs sold as well as 10 goats on June 7. Sheep and goats sold on a steady market. Lambs continue to trade easier.

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