WP livestock report


The U.S. national live price average for barrows and gilts was $63.42 Sept. 10. It was Sept. 3.

U.S. hogs averaged $85.86 on a carcass basis Sept. 10, down from $88.85 Sept. 3.

The U.S. pork cutout was $105.10 per hundredweight Sept. 10, down from $108.15 Sept. 3.

The estimated U.S. weekly slaughter to Sept. 11 was 2.274 million, down from 2.391 million the previous week.

Slaughter was 2.338 last year at the same time.

In Canada, the Sept. 11 Signature Four price was C$218.78 per 100 kilograms, down from $226.32.

The Hams Marketing cash price was $216.78, down from $224.32, HyLife was $231.51, down from $240.15, and OlyWest was $225.20 down from $235.40. OlyWest 2021 was $235.60, down from $245.80, and HyLife’s adjusted price was $232.97 down from $240.15.


Prices offered by Canadian buyers for slaughter in Canada started at $4-$4.15 per pound hot hanging weight for Grade A bison bulls and $3.90-$4.15 for heifers on very 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-$4.00 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.


Ontario Stockyards Inc. reported that 847 sheep and lambs and 71 goats sold Sept. 6.

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