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MEAT


EEKLY SUMMARY

AND STATISTICS


WOOL\


LIVESTOCK DIVISION, AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


Vol. 30, No. 1


WASHINGTON 25, D.C.

Week ended December 30


January 3, 1962


Livestock Market Reviews . *
Livestock Market Receipts . ..
Feeder Statistics * .
Estimated Percentage of Feeder Cattle and
Slaughter Cows in Salable Receipts. .
Steer Sale Statistics . .
Slaughter at Major Centers . .
Estimated Slaughter and Meat Production .
Cattle Prices .. ..
Hog Prices .. . ....
Hog Purchase Statistics .. ....
Sheep and Lamb Prices .
Wool Market Review . .
Wholesale Meat Trade Reviews . ..
Wholesale Dressed Meat Prices .. .


Special to this issue


Federally Inspected Slaughter and Revised
Meat Production November 1961


Estimates of


Mea. .... ..., .. .... t .ec b "
Federally Inspected Slaughter in the United States, by
months, 1955-61 . . .
Classification of Livestock Slaughtered in the United
States, November 1961 . . .
Percentage Distribution by Classes of Cattle Slaughtered
under Federal Inspection, November 1961 . .
United States Federally Inspected Slaughter and Meat
Production, November 1961 . .
Commercial Livestock Slaughter and Meat Production,
November 1961 . . .
Meats Graded or Accepted, by Grades, November 1961 ,
Effective Parity Prices, December 15, 1961 .
Prices Received by Farmers, December 15, 1961 ,


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MIDWEST LIVESTOCK REVIEW

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RANGE AND FEEDLOT SALES


Average-Choice to Prime slaughter steers
sold steady to 500 higher under a good demand
while other grades met only fair outlet and
sold steady to 50 lower. Trading on heifers
was very similar with average-Choice to Prime
steady to 250 higher, others steady to 250 lower.
The number of slaughter steers and heifers
marketed was only a little below the previous
non-holiday week. Slaughter cows were 25-500
higher. The sharply curtailed supply of feeder
cattle and calves found rather poor demand and
sold weak, instances 500 lower in a slow trade.
Hog prices fluctuated sharply during the week.
Barrows and gilts closed mostly 250 lower for
the week. Sows were steady to 500 higher except
Fst-i:" to 250 lower at Omaha and St. Joseph and
25-50 lower in the Interior Iowa-Southern
Minnesota direct selling area. Slaughter lambs
advanced 50-75t.

SLAUGHTER CATTLE AND CALVES Price trends
on slaughter steers and heifers were uneven at
midwest terminal markets. The holiday on Monday
and severe weather conditions that disrupted the
normal marketward movement along with one less
slaughter day in the week helped create this
situation. TiL.hbr dressed meat prices had a
bullish influence, but the best demand was for
slaughter steers and heifers grading average
Choice to Prime. -er-ipts at the 12 markets
for the holiday shortened period were below a
week ago, but 4 percent above the corresponding
period a year ago. The number of beef steers
and heifers sold out of first hands at the 7
markets totaled 102,613 compared with 104,503
the previous week and 93,862 a year earlier.
Average-Choice and Prime steers sold steady to
500 higher, other grades steady to 500 lower.
Heifers grading Choice and Prime steady to 250
higher, other grades steady to 25# lower. Cows
mostly 25-500 higher, and bulls unevenly steady
to 500 lower. Vealers were steady to $1.00
higher at St. Paul and St. louis.
Slaughter steers: Tu- rda, 6 loads Prime
1250-1400/ at Chicago r-chr.. "*?.50, highest
since last April. Bulk high-Choice and Prime
there rrged from (2G.50-27.75, with sizeable
showing at f29.00 on Tuesday. At other leading
tr-~ina!, Choice bulhed at ^24.50-26.50, high-
Choice and Prime to _27.00. Goocd steers over
t-b Corn Pelt largely ^22.00-?4.50.
lnaurhter heifers: Load Prime ll"r, at
Chicsao mnd a few h?-' at St. Paul $26.,,'.
Chnic" bulked at S24.00-25.25, some mixed Choice
and Prim- .25.75-W?.' Good largely .21.50-
?4 .n0.
Slaurhtter cows: Utility and Commercial
^,O-]R. C, Canner ani C'tter S12.00-15.00.

VFE7D CATTLT ANI CAI.V Receipts of
f per cattle and calves at terminal market '7ere
sh rr abrid -eI die to the dual factors of a


Monday holiday and poor road conditions in the
wake of heavy snows which engulfed a wide-
spread area during the holiday week-end. At
some markets supplies of feeders were almost
too small to afford an adequate test of demand
and price levels. Adverse weather,together
with the holiday season,not only curtailed
marketing, but also restricted demand to a
noticeable extent. In addition the approaching
tax assessment date in some midwest States was
a definite factor in temporarily retarding de-
mand. Thus, even though supplies were limited,
trading at midwest markets generally was slow
at weak prices, instances 500 lower. St. Louis
proved an exception, prices there being steady
to 50# higher.
Feeder steers: Good and Choice 800-1050#
sold largely from $21.50-24.00 but at St. Louis
Choice 800# reached $24.75. At Chicago Choice
9'". brought $24.25 while at Omaha and Sioux
City several loads Choice 94.'-35.' went at
025.50 and at St. Joseph a load Good and Choice
*.r brought 22.,'0. Good and Choice 550-75Q?
sold from $22.00-26.00, majority $23.00-25.00.
At St. Paul Choice 728W1 was included at $24.75.
Medium and mixed Medium and Good .55,-'750
ranged $18.50-25.00.
Feeder Heifers: Good and Choice yearlings
brought $21.00-23.50; few loads Choice, fleshy
75E.'-825 included at *??.2' -.-5.50.
Feeder calves: Several loads Choice 400-
17V- steers $30.00-30.50; bulk Good and Choice
steers $24.00-29.00, Choice 52.* Montanas in-
cluded at $29.00. Good and Choice heifers
bulked 12..00-27.00, few Choice $28.00-28.50.

HOGS Terminal markets Receipts at the
12 markets were unevenly distributed from day
to day. On Tuesday, following the Monday holi-
day, runs were very moderate and prices ad-
vanced sharply. Wednesday and Thursday re-
ceipts were expanded with the volume about 50
percent greater on Wednesday compared with the
same day a week earlier. On these two days,all
of the early price advance was completely
erased and in most cases prices dropped below
the previous week's close. A slight price
rally was made on Friday's small pre-holiday
supply. Bulk of the saows weighed 1C0'-E"' and
the reduced supply encountered good demand.
Compared with the previous week's close,
barrows and gilts were steady to 50# lower,
mostly `'; lower. Sows were steady to 50#
higher except steady to 25 lower at Omaha and
St. Joseph and 25-500 lower at Sioux Falls. Re-
ceipts at the 12 markets were 17 percent less
than the preceding week and 6 percent less
than a -'r ago. No. 1-^, 21'-2,'. barrows and
.-ilts made up the bulk of the supplies. Sows
comprised 9 percent of the 8 market receipts
compared 10 percent the previous week and 9
percent a year ago.









Barrows and gilts: U. S. 1-3, 18l'-2co
closed at $16.75-17.50 at the western Corn Belt
centers with some No. 1-2, 1E0-24'- .17.50-
18.00. No. 1-5, IC-2=,,, in the eastern part
of the area sold at mostly '1'.25-17.85, No.
1-2, lr.-2?, $17.85-18.25.
Sows: No. 1-5, 27C-10'-' $13.75-15.25, No.
2-5, 400-600,/ $12.75-14.25.
Feeder pigs at Sioux City were 500-$1.00
lower with Good and Choice I -6"'- at *1!4.50-
15.25. At St. Paul, feeder pigs were 50 lower
with Good and Choice lC1-!" $15.50 to mostly
$16.00.
Hours Interior Iowa-Southern Minnesota
area rece5nts at 296,000 head were around 12
percent short of the previous week, due prima-
rily to holiday Monday. Supplies were about 5
percent less than the comparable week last year.
A price advance on Tuesday was more than offset
on succeeding days and closing sales on barrows
and gilts were 10-250 below the previous Friday.
Sows closed mainly 25 lower with some over
4,110' 500 lower.
Barrows and gilts: On Friday U. S. No. 1-3
pr-n-4rn' barrows and gilts sold at $16.25-17.00,
No. 1 and 2 mainly 200-220,' 517.00-17.50.
Sows: U. S. 1-5 27C-1r''r. sows brought
$13.50-15.00; 400-550, mostly $12.00-13.50.
Hogs Interior Illinois The week's re-
ceipts totaled 89,000 compared with 98,600 the
previous week and 77,900 a year earlier. The
holidays plus snow and extreme cold influenced
very uneven demand. Barrows and gilts under
24WC/ sold steady to 250 lower for the week with
weights over 240# 25-500 off. Sows were gener-
ally steady.
Barrows and gilts: On Friday No 1-3 180-
230# barrows and gilts $17.00-17.50, some No.
1-2 ?n200r-"2r: $17.60-17.75.


Choice 45-80? mainly $11.00-15.50.
Sheep and lamb receipts in the Interior
Iowa-Southern Minnesota area numbered 27,000
head, an expansion of 29 percent over a week
earlier,and 7 percent more than last year. De-
mand was good for the moderately broad Christmas
week marketing and slaughter lambs advanced
50- 1.00. Slaughter ewes were steady.
Slaughter lambs: Bulk Choice and mixed
Choice and Prime 90-11'- woolcd 16.00-17.25,
rmost sales 16.50-17.00, and a few high-yielding
^17.50; Good and low-Choice 85-11, $15.50-
16.50. Bulk Choice and mixed Choice and Prime
shorn 85-105, .1.50-16.50, Good and low-Choice
.14.50-15.50.
Slaughter ewes: Cull to Choice wooled
,2.00-4.00.

RANGE AND FEEDLOT SALES

Note: Shrink on most range and feedlot
sales none to 5 percent,mostly 4 percent f.o.b.
some with short haul and 3 percent shrink. All
sales for innediate delivery unless specified.

ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA AND UTAH -
Trading on slaughter steers and heifers limited
due to decreased numbers of finished offerings
in feedlots, prices steady to 500 higher. Sales
of feeder cattle inadequate for price test.
Limited sales of slaughter lambs about steady.
Slaughter steers: California and krizona,
35 loads Choice 1000-15'. $26.25-26.5 bulk
January delivery; 200 loads mostly Choice 'C-
1150 1 .50-26.00 for up tc February 15; 40
loads Good and Choice 925-21c- $24.75-25.50;
65 loads Good, few Choice, 900-1175' .24.00-
24.75; 10 loads Standard 900-1300, $22.00-
235.00.


Slaughter heifers: California and Arizona,
SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts at the 12 termi- 8 loads Choice 900#, $25.50-26.00; 13 loads
nals totaled 64,000, a reduction of 21 percent largely Choice, 7 $24.50-25.25; 60 loads
from the previous week and 9 percent under last Good and Choice 800-10CO#? 24.50-25.00; load
year. Sharply higher carlot dressed lamb prices Good 850-900# $25.25.
coupled with holiday shortened marketing were Slaughter calves: Three loads Good 460-
reflected in the live trade as demand was good 580# $24.50-24.75.
and prices advanced 50-75# on slaughter lambs. Feeders: California, 200 mostly Choice
Slaughter ewes and feeders were steady to strong.800# steers $26.00; 50 Choice and Fancy 61':
Wooled slaughter lambs comprised the bulk of re- steers $25.75; 210 Good and Choice 530-600
ceipts while feeders were in short supply, steers 25.c0; 50 Good and Choice 775# steers
Slaughter lambs: Bulk Choice and mixed $23.00; 145 Medium and Good .`' steers $21.50;
Choice and Prime 80-112# wooled $16.25-17.50, 200 Medium 600# steers $21.50; 70 Mediui. and
few consignments $17.75-18.00; limited showing Good 750# heifers $21.00; 75 Good stock cows
Choice and Prime 11r-121:', and Good and Choice with calves at side $225.00 per pair; 75 Good
80-110# $15.00-17.00. Bulk Choice and mixed stock cows $175-$200 per head including those
Choice and Prime 80-106 ', few to 1147 shorn with calves at $200.00 per pair. Arizona, 100
mostly with No. 1 and fall shorn pelts $15.50- Good and Choice 575# steers $23.25; 200 Good
16.60, many sales $16.00-16.50 and 4 loads Choice75C't steers $22.25.
and Prime 95-106# to $17.00 at Chicago. Good Slaughter lambs: California and Utah,
and Choice 80-110, $15.00-16.00. 8,300 Choice, end of Prime 100-110# wooled
Slaughter swes: Cull to Choice wooled $16.50-17.00.
$3.00-6.50 few '7.00-7.75. Breeding ewes: California, 1,500 head 3-
Feeder lambs: Choice and Fancy 60-85# year-old fall shorn whiteface ewes with lambs
$14.50-16.00, small lots at Denver $16.10-16.20 at side $26.00 per pair.
and load '7" reached $17.50 at Chicago. Good and









COLORADO, SOUTHERN WYOMING, WESTERN KANSAS
AND WESTERN r'-r. .. Slaughter steers and
heifers were in good demand during holiday
shortened week, steers 25-400 higher, heifers
unevenly steady to 500 higher, mostly 15-25# up.
Slaughter steers: Colorado, 35 loads aver-
age to high-Choice 1125-115N $26.50-26.65, 2
loads 1040-111'^, $26.75; 55 loads Choice 1075-
1200# $25.75-26.25; 20 loads 1100# estimated
65 percent Good, 55 percent Choice $25.00. One
load Standard Holsteins l'1],' $20.00.
Slaughter heifers: Colorado, 6 loads
high-Choice, including few Prime, ir:= $26.40.
100 loads average to high-Choice 900-1(":
$25.75-26.25, some for up to February 1 de-
livery; 60 loads Choice 85rC-'-4 c 25.00-25.65.
Feeders: Very meager number of sales con-
firmed, steady. Colorado, 40 Good and Choice
4-' mixed steer and heifer calves $28.00; 100
Choice 660# yearling heifers $24.00; 200
Choice 6V"., current weight, heifers C23.50
for February.
Sheep and lambs: Slaughter lambs fairly
active, 50-750 higher. No sales of feeder
lambs confirmed. Coloradc, 12 loads mixed
Choice and Prime to mostly Prime l00-r19 -
wooled slaughter lambs $17.75-18.25; 20 loads
Choice 98-"1-" $17.50-17.60.

NEW MEXICO, WEST TEXAS, WESTERN OKLAHOMA,
SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS Clovis Area Demand Good
for slaughter cattle, steers steady, heifers
mostly steady, instances 50 higher on 600-"_7i-,..
Feeders slow, most interests waiting until after
first of year before completing transactions.
Price trend little changed.
Slaughter steers: 100 Choice and Prime
1600-170OC $24.00; 1,530 Good and Choice 950-
11,"' 24.75-25.00; 30 Good l.r',j $24.00; 25
Standard and Good 950/ $22.00.
Slaughter heifers: 50 Good, Choice end,
E5.g-nrw $24.00; 365 Good 6e'.,''- "5 $24.00-
25.00, mostly $24.00-24.50 late.
Feeder cattle: 200 Good 700# steers
$22.50; 600 Good, few Choice, 500- r,,-' for
April delivery $25.00; 450 Choice 600-700#,
heifers for late January $23.15-24.00.
Feeder calves: 50 Choice 496# steers
P28.50; 500 Choice 45'-4.17-, steers $28.00,
heifers $26.00; 150 Fancy 375-.'-1- steers
$31.00.
Stock cows: 300 Good bred cows $225.00
per head; 250 Good cows $155.00 per head.
Lambs: Trading slow, prices firm. Slaugh-
ter lambs, 2,640 Choice, few Prime 96-106# with
No. 1 to full wooled pelts 215.00-15.25, few
with No. 3 pelts $14.25. Feeders, 1,100 Choice
and Fa3nc-: 75-c1 fall shorn $12.50-12.75.
Amarillo Area Slaughter cattle active,
steers steady, heifers mostly 500 higher, in-
stances $1.00 up on Good under ",',. Feeders
very slow, steady.
Slaughter steers: 240 Good, few Choice,
1000-!lV'1r $24.75-25.00; 50 Good 1100# $24.00.
Slaughter heifers: 320 Good and Choice


*5:-J-"-0 "4." 5-24.50; 150 Good, few Choice,
,'.- ",.' $24.00; 125 Good 596# *.
Feeder cattle: 1,100 Choice 725-e steers
(25.00; 600 Choice 5sn-O- steers for March
delivery "41 .on.
Feeder calves: 400 Choice 450-475#, steers
$28.00, heifers $26.00; 238 Fancy 596# heifers
$28.00.
Stock cox's: 200 Good -14 .""-16'.00 per
head.

IDAHO, OREGON AND WASHINGTON Trading
again rather slwc on small available supply of
slaughter steers and heifers, prices steady.
Feeder sales limited. Moderate volume slaughter
lambs steady.
Slaughter steers: Washington, high-Good to
mostly Choice 1000-1140# $25.25-26.00; load
Choice 1075# high-yielding $26.50; string
mostly Choice 1075-1100# $25.00 for February-
March delivery; Standard 1075-1 r' Holsteins
$21.50. Oregon, Choice 1000-l-c5 $26.00;
Choice 1200-1250i' $25.50; Good 1'y"O.. "*'-i.? for
delivery through January. Idaho, high-Good to
mostly Choice 1050-110-- $25.00.
Slaughter heifers: Washington, mostly
Choice B50--'_' $24.00. Oregon, Choice E.E'"
$24.00, Good F'v $2 .00, for January. Idaho,
high-Good to mostly Choice .'C-r~9- $23.50 to
mostly '?24.00, Standard 90r'* Holsteins $20.00.
Feeders: Oregon, 1000-head-string Choice
and Fancy 450/ steer calves with 700 head at
1'.0.00, balance $28.50-29.00. Washington, Good
to mostly Choice 8CA4 fleshy steers '24.00.
Slaughter lambs: Washington, Choice and
Prime 111-11 wooled ',1c .00-18.25 delivered
California; Choice and Prime 114# No. 2 and 3
pelts $15.00. Oregon, Choice with few Prime 90-
lr fall shorn and wooled $16.00-16.25 mostly
delivered, Choice shorn 9'"i-lrrn with No. 1 to
3 pelts $15.00-15.50 delivered. Idaho, Choice
and Prime 98-1) wooled $16.75-17.00, Choice
and Prime I1E- $16.00-16.25.

MONTANA AND !iCiRT -R! WYOtD70'G Scattered
snow showers eastern portion, rather consistent
snowfall west of Continental Divide, amounts
generally light throughout. Extreme eastern
and northeastern sections generally very cold,
we stern portion rather mild.
Cattle: Sales wr' too ?'iited to establish
trends. String of 100 and a few small lots of
hi.-h-ood to mostly Choice 40n-.5.' feeder steer
cilv-s .'.00-?9.50 in southern Montana.
Sheep: Trading on shearing lambs fairly
active, but only few sales confirmed on slaugh-
ter lambs, prices strong to 500 higher.
Slaughter lambs: Eastern Montana, 500
Choice 110-21'. $15.50. Northern '':--ing, 250
Choice nrf-]-C $17.40 delivered to Colorado.
no -ring lambs: Ncrth"rn cominging, 3,000
Choice 85-1i"' $15.50; 5,000 Choice E-I-''
316.50 delivered.
Feeder lambs: 500 Good and Choice ""- ewe
lambs '15.00.









Market

Chicago .......
Cincinnati ....
Denver ........
Fort Worth ....
Indianapolis ..
Kansas City ...
Oklahoma City .
Omaha .........
St. Joseph ..
St. Louis NSY .
Sioux City ....
S. St. Paul ...
Total .......
Dec.25,'61


WEEKLY RECEIPTS OF SALABLE LIVESTOCK AT 12 PUBLIC MARKETS
: Cattle : Calves H-ogs- : Sheep and
5 Dec.30 7 Dec. 31 : Dec.50 Dec.51 : Dec.50 t Dec.31 t Dec.30 t
5 1961 5 1960 : 1961 1960 t 1961 : 1960 5 1961
35,066 33,759 79 157 31,243 33,319 5,215
2,289 2,270 215 516 9,386 9,571 438
6,290 4,398 159 100 3,240 3,279 6,194
2,730 2,589 453 507 854 930 5,113
5,361 4,245 204 300 ?, "." 27,134 2,584
11,861 13,973 323 380 15,713 13,030 2,810
2,958 3,043 407 423 2,069 1,649 398
31,156 29,161 271 297 42,855 40,587 11,988
14,057 13,930 286 272 22,585 22,569 6,358
9,104 11,449 751 1,228 .:,954 50,566 4,767
25,321 22,429 111 370 39,883 ..'V 6,903
17,359 15,524 4,993 6,801 40,981 46,245 11,087
163,552 156,7'0 8,252 11,151 269,281 287,552 63,853
200,985 18,825 325,944 -0,647


D SOUTHERN MINNESOTA Dec. 30, 1961
Hogs ...... 296,000
Sheep_ ..... 27 000
FEEDER CATTLE: AVERAGE COST,_WEIGHT
s Week ended :
'Dec.28 : Dec.21 : Dec.29 :
: 1961 1961 1960 :


Steers 1001# up ......... 916
901-1000 ......... 1,590
801-900 .......... 1,319
701-800 .......... 1,760
501-700 .......... 2,850
Total steers 10 markets.... 8,455
Av. wt. .... 786#
Av. cost* .... $22.64
" Chicago ...... 22.74
" Kansas City... 22.53
" Omaha ........ 22.13
" S. St. Paul... 21.64
" Sioux City.... 23.47
" D Denver ....... 22.40
" Ft. Worth .... 25.28
" Oklahoma City. 25.12
" S. St. Joseph. 22.60
" St. Louis NST. 22.55
Total calves 10 markets.. 4,994
" heifers .... 1,085
" cows .... 473


1,215
2,407
5,587
35,608
6,714
17,529
764#
$23.15
23.356
22.92
22.97
22.05
24.64
23.36
22.78
22.99
23.20
22.21
12,791
2,602
1,621


1,316
1,299
1,859
1,062
3,276
8,812
797#1
$23.41
23.45
23.07
25.31
21.63
24.69
24.58
22.68
21.81
22.49
22.29
6,505
1,284
487


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Dec. 25, 1961 Dec. 31, 1960
338,000 310,0000
21,000 25,200*
,_AND NTJBER
Month Five months
Nov. : Nov. July-Nov.
1961 : 1960 1961 1960
2,147 2,692 8,661 10,779
8,044 7,814 59,218 38,123
8,085 19,322 89,087 87,574
4,899 28,774 139,428 150,190
4,482 55,150 263,626 315,773
7,657 113,752 540,020 602,439
720# 715# 712, 705#
23.39 $22.97 $22.99 $21.90
23.39 22.49 22.88 22.76
23.03 22.54 22.80 21.52
24.51 24.07 24.13 23.24
20.69 21.13 20.91 21.17
24.49 24.11 23.86 23.34
24.24 25.76 23.74 22.82
21.99 20.44 21.98 19.91
23.03 21.43 22.00 19.95
22.65 21.60 22.46 20.76
22.15 21.24 21.84 20.72
1,269 125,145 4553,783 469,703
6,489 18,509 98,774 106,347
2,741 12,256 31,369 27,250


* Not adjusted for differences in grade of cattle sold at each market.


ESTIMATED PERCENT OF FEEDER CATTLE AND SLAUGHTER COWS IN SALABLE RECEIPTS
Week ended Chi-:Kan': S. St. s Sioux S.St. Indian- Den- s Ft. Okla. Wich- San
Week ended sasNS Omaha JPau Louisapolis ver Worth City it Antonio
sCitys S s i .
Feeders
Dec. 29, 1961 2 15 8 7 8 19 5 10 5 45 50 36 40
Dec. 22, 1961 2 45 12 11 14 28 10 10 25 65 70 41 40
Dec. 30, 1960 2 32 8 6 9 22 5 8 5 35 50 49 60
Slaughter cows
Dec. 29, 1961 4 15 8 5 11 6 25 12 20 15 14 16 25
Dec. 22, 1961 4 11 9 7 12 5 20 13 25 15 11 18 25
Dec. 50. 1960 5 9 8 7 12 6 20 17 22 50 15 21 15


lambs -
Dec.51
1960
5,716
774
4,210
3,458
2,929
5,004
532
11,433
6,811
7,526
9,495
1" ,751
70,518


INTERIOR IOWA AN

*Revised.


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Grade


Prime..........
Choice.........
Good...........
Standard.......
Commercial.....
Utility........
All grades.....

Prime ..........
Choice.........
Good...........
Standard.......
Utility ........
All grades.....

Prime ..........
Choice*.........
Good...........
Standard.......
Utility ........
All grades.....

Prime..........
Choice.........
Good...........
Standard.......
Commercial.....
Utility........
All grades.....


Prime.........
Choice.........
Good..........
Standard.......
Commercial.....
Utility........
All grades.....


Prime.........
Choice.........
Good...........
Standard.......
Utility........
All grades.....


STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER /_

Number of head b Percent of total Average weight Average price in
Nb er by grades : (pounds) :dollars per 100 lb.
- -
-Week zined. .. ..... .............
Dec. 28 Dec. 29: Dec. 28 : Dec. 29 : Dec. 28 : Dec. 29 : Dec. 28 : Dec. 29
: 1961 : 160 _-:- 1961-_ : 196- -: 191_- -:- 19k0_ _-_ 19fl_ _-_ 190_ _
CHICAGO


3,326
16,201
5,109
657

281
25,574

220
7,426
7,144
696
325
15,511

641
8,195
4,814
395
52
14 097

166
1,356
3,717
530

269
5,058


10
541
3,263
743

204
4,761


69
3,552
4,081
732


3,982
15,084
4,869
690

144
24,769

126
7,100
6,589
381
157
14.353

150
5,869
4,629
298
111
- 1~o057

4
1,008
4,431
541

94
6,078



1,207
2,726
1,238
--
208
5,379


13.0
63.3
20.0
2.6

1.1


16.1
60.9
19.6
2.8

.6


OMAHA
1.4 .9
47.0 49.5
45.2 45.9
4.4 2.6
2.0 1.1

SIOUX CITY
4.5 1.3
58.1 53.1
34.2 41.9
2.8 2.7
.4 1.0

KANSAS TITY
2.7 0
22.5 16.5
61.6 73.0
8.8 9.0

4.4 1.5

ST. LOUIS 'SY


.2
11.4
68.5
15.6

4.53


22.4
50.7
25.0

3.9


- S. ST. JS'SEPf


2,605 42.1 36.7
4,164 48.4 58.6
336 8.7 4.7


1,244
1,160
1,111
1,04A8

1,038
1,157

1,182
1,150
1,114
1,052
1,093
1,128

1,234
1,160
1,118
1,139
1,046


1,157
1,090
1,090
1,074

1,105
1,091


1,238 27.71 28.00
1,174 26.19 26.79
1,109 24.44 25.32
986 22.34 22.79

1,009 20.53 20.54
1 ,65 25.92 26.60

1,180 26.77 27.05
1,162 25.34 25.73
1,145 23.76 23.99
1,088 21.61 20.86
1,075 19.66 19.74
S,51 _24.39 4,77 _

1,194 26.06 27.47
1,176 25.34 26.07
1,151 24.02 24.36
1,131 21.24 21.70
1,066 19.61 20.06
_ 1155 24.80 25.21

948 26.54 27.25
1,109 25.56 26.12
1,150 25.68 24.32
1,100 21.92 20.89

1,053 19.84 18.81
1,123 23.e6 24.24


1,273 -- 27.00 --
1,081 1,106 25.84 26.06
1,043 1,071 24.11 24.31
985 971 21.83 22.01

999 846 19.69 18.97
1,037 1,047 23.80 24.07


1,176 --
1,120 1,143
1,108 1,129
1,152 1,111


8,434 7,105 1,115 1,153
SDENVER


27.50
E .20
23.47
20.94

24.01


25.88
23.92
20.81

24.50


Prime.......... -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Choice......... 1,161 468 66.5 54.1 1,164 1,201 26.03 25.82
Good........... 55s 359 31.7? 41.5 1,1.4 1,205 24.95 24.47
Standard....... 32 38 1.9 4.4 1,166 1,074 21.89 20.60
Utility ........ -- -- -- -- --- -- --
All grades ..... 1,746 865 1, "1 1,197 25.60 25.05
2/ Data collected by Statistical Reporting Service, and Livestock Division, A. M. S.


- - - -






WEEKLY SIAUGHTFR UNDER FFDEhAL INSPECTION AT MAJOR CENTERS
t Cattle : Calves Hoes _Shetp and lambs
City or Area Dec.j50 rD-c TDjcj o T3DI c 5 T..: Dec.51 T -cc .--' TDecT.5l
1961 : 1960 : 1961 : 1960 960 : 1961 t 1960
Boston, New York City Area .... 10,790 9,802 5,501 6,084 51,528 44,168 52,791 55,323
Baltimore, Philadelphia ....... 7,519 6,993 899 1,325 29,834 26,156 5,654 5,710
Cin., Cleve., Detroit, Indpls 15,528 15,100 716 2,552 92,117 100,415 5,241 15,191
Chicago Area .................. 12,506 15,468 6,615 6,419 31,927 56,059 5,674 5,929
St. Paul- Wisc. Areas ......... 24,069 22,172 15,526 18,852 90,991 99,510 21,124 19,959
St. Louis Area ................ 8,844 9,3353 910 1,520 59,158 54,869 4,650 5,417
Sioux City-So. Dakota Area .... 29,661 18,501 -- -- 98,541 92,542 14,999 15,996
Omaha Area .................... 35,051 31,795 97 105 62,556 67,509 14,556 17,613
Kansas City* .................. 11,966 11,823 -- -- 27,671 30,202 -- --
Iowa So. Minnesota .......... 52,949 27,207 6,658 7,587 247,116 260,858 42,838 37,215
Lou'l, Evan'l.Nashil. Mph's ... 4,340 4,011 1,082 1,650 39,851 1 ', 7 -- --
Georgia, Florida, Ala. Area ... 6,953 6,149 2,715 2,460 17,710 21,092 -- --
St. Jo'ph. Wichita, Okla. City. 15,071 15,513 648 609 41,216 41,540 9,605 8,647
Ft. Worth, Dallas, San Antonio. 5,881 6,337 2,587 2,161 14,933 11,709 18,197 9,097
Denver, Ogden, Salt Lake City 19,248 15,011 116 50 12,729 11,739 34,575 17,809
Los Angeles, San Fran. Areas .. 22,221 22,806 1,126 1,084 28,717 21,5535 25,217 21,684
Portland, Seattle, Spokane .... 6,803 6,247 140 114 16,118 11,941 4,190 2,483
Total ...................... 269,200 44,816 942,515 237,291
242,268 52,572 969,789 214,051
Accumulation to date ..... 16,351,793 3,296,291 56,829,069 13,928,294
15,913,332 3,656,201 57,376,655 12,741,118
*Revision: Week ended Dec. 23, 1961, Kansas City cattle 13,785.

ESTIMATED FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND MEAT PRODUCTION
----- -- -- ------- ------- -- -o-k- -a-E --:----
-Beef -------- eal- L exclr._lgrd)jA and mutton- : Total : Total
Week ended Num- : Num- Num- Num- : meat lard
br Prod b er : ber : Prd ber : ro prod.
1,000 ~mil.1b. 1,000 mil.lb. 1,000 mil.1b. 1,000 mil.ob.mil.1b. mil.1b.


Dec. 50, 1961 ....... 325 194.4 66 7.5 1,090 151.7 255 12.5 365.9 --
Dec. 23, 1961 ....... 370 217.2 105 11.0 1,590 197.7 250 11.0 436.9 --
Dec. 9, 1961* ..... -- -- 49.7
Dec. 31, 1960 1/..... 305 177.2 77 8.3 1,152 161.0 247 12.0 358.5 53.3
Dec. 24, 1960 / ..... 556 194.2 101 10.6 1,268 178.5 228 11.0 394.5 43.1
Percentage change from:
Dec. 23, 1961 ....... -12 -10 -37 -34 -22 -23 11 14 -16 --
Dec. 31, 1960 ....... 7 10 -14 -12 5 6 3 4 2 --

: ----- Avergg eght_(Ib.)- -- :- Lard
WeekCattle Calves Hogs and sbs yield
-2- per
-. Live 1Dressed. Live aDressed. Live .Dressed Live ressed:00 lb.

Dec. 30, 1961 ....... 1050 598 200 111 258 139 102 49 --
Dec. 23, 1961 ........ 1030 587 190 105 245 142 101 48 --
Dec. 9, 1961 ....... 1055 590 190 105 245 142 100 48 --
Dec. 31, 1960 ....... 1054 581 195 108 239 140 102 49 12.0


1/ Actual slaughter. 2/ Excludes lard.
3/ Correction on data published in Dec. 27 issue of this publication.
Actual figures for Dec. 9, 1961 not available.








CATTLE: WEI lY AVERAGE OF DAILY ;UOTATIuIiC
In dollars per 100 pounds
:: : North
-- -- -- ^- -- --------- y-------------------- o
Chicago Kansas City Omaha Denver : Portland
-__----_ _- :----- -- --- --
Classification Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. : Dec. : Dec. Dec. : Dec. Dec. : Dec.
S30 51 30 31 30 : 31 30 30 31 3030 31
1961 1960 1961 1960 1961 : 1960 1961 1960 1961 1960

Slaughter cattle, calves and vealers


Steers -
Prime 900-1100#
1100-1300
Choice 900-1100
1100-1300
Good 900-1100
Standard All wts.

Heifers -
Choice 70i-9uIff
Good 600-800
Standard All wts.

Cows All weights -
Commercial
Utility
Cutter
Canner

Bulls All weights -
Commercial
Utility

Calves ".00q, down -
Choice
Good
Standard

Vealers All wts. -
Choice
Good
Standard


Steers -
Choice
Good
Medium


27.12
27.69
26.06
26.09
24.06
22.03


25.06

21.28


15.75
15.12
14.25
13.09


28.00
28.03
27.00
26.53
24.75
22.34


25.88

21.62


15.91
15.47
14.38
12.56


25.88
25.50
23.81
21.51


24.88
23.50
20.75


16.81
15.72
14.59
12.94


26.38
26.12
25.97
20.75


25.12
22.62
19.75


16.00
14.88
13.88
12.62


26.75
26.84
25.66
25.55
23.47
21.50


25.12
22.91
20.75


16.25
15.25
15.88
12.75


27.38
27.28
26.16
25.90
24.00
21.54


25.62
23.59
21.12


15.56
14.44
13.12
12.00


19.50 18.62 18.50 16.62 18.25 17.25
20.50 18.97 19.06 16.88 18.12 17.50


24.50
22.50
18.50


25.00
21.50
19.50


25.50
25.00
20.50


21.50
19.75
17.75


24.25
21.31
18.75


25.50
25.00
20.25


26.25
26.25
24.25
21.75


25.75

20.38



16.75
15.58
14.25


25.91
25.91
23.16
20.00


25.30
22.91
19.50



16.00
14.12
12.62


18.75 18.75


23.00
20.75
17.50


Feeder cattle and calves


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500-800
500-1000


26.25
24.25
22.00


26.62
24.50
21.50


25.50
25.75
21.00


25.50
23.75
20.25


26.25
24.25
22.00


26.34
24.31
21.12


26.50
25.00
20.25


25.88
24.00
21.25


25.88
25.75
24.12
21.25


25.88
22.25




15.75
14.00
12.25


26.00

24.62
21.75



22.62
19.75


16.50
15.00
13.25
10.75


21.00 19.25


31.00
28.50
24.00




22.50
19.50


22.75
19.75


28.50
26.50
22.501



23.25
20.00
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Heifers -
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Cows All wts. -
Med. & Gd.

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-- -. 26.50 ?",.; 24.00 23.75 24.50 23.58
- -- 20.62 19.75 20.75 20.75 20.50 21.50


-- -- 16.00 15.50 16.00 15.00



-- -- 27.00 26.50 28.00 2(.50


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-- 20.75
-- 17.50


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HOGS: AVERAGE COST, WEIGHT, AND NUMBER OF PACKER AND SHIPPER PURCHASES 1/
-- -. s : : Eight
: Louis : Kansas: Sioux 'S. St. s S. St.2Indian-: mkts.
Week ended :Chicago: Nat'l.: City : Omaha I City tJoseph Paul tapolis f com-
: Stock : : : : : l bined
: Yards : : : :


Dollars per


Barrows Dec. 50, 1961 17.42 17.49 17.17
and Dec. 25, 1961 17.51 17.20 16.98
gilts Dec. 31, 1960 17.47 17.44 17.47
Dec. 30, 1961 13.47 1.6 14.17
Sows Dec. 23, 1961 13.62 15.75 15.75
Dec. 31, 1960 13.00 13.51 13.25
AVERAGE WEIGHT Pounds
Barrows Dec. 30, 1961 231 222 228
and Dec. 25, 1961 231 219 228
gilts Dec. 31 _1960 233 225 233
Dec. 30, 1961 451 428 434
Sows Dec. 25, 1961 446 427 435
Dec. 31, 1960 445 404 445
NUMBER OF HEAD -


100 pounds
17.05 17.05 17.17 16.80 17.72
16.92 16.86 17.06 16.67 17.62
17.37 17.08 17.49 17.10 17.76
15.73 13.69 15.89 15.74 15.94
15.68 13.52 13.93 13.47 13.96
13.44 1.- 13.30 15.35 13.45

252 235 225 251 227
235 237 227 2350 225
241 240 231 229 226
433 4553 414 424 468
-:' 440 406 418 448
444 438 424 429 459


Barrows Dec. 30, 1961 23570 35356 12445 55731 546U7 19959 31582 19625 21
and Dec. 25, 1961 2805E 42580 13941 44489 9 :6 20766 :'95 20937 2-.
gilts Dec. 31, 1960 24912 44019 11519 -. 19376 37188 22815 ?_
Dec. 30, 1961 2746 2598 872 4495 i.-: 1552 2936 2201 2.
Sows Dec. 25, 19F1 -: 4091 1375 6043 4191 2110 4231 3271 21
Dec. 3-1 19-0 3028 3238 916 4469 3463 _S59 3117 1 27 2
SOWS Percentage of total
Dec. 530, 1961 10 7 7 11 8 7 9 10
Dec. 23, 1961 11 9 9 12 10 9 10 14
Dec. 31, 1960 11 7 7 12 9 9 8 10
l/ Weighted average.


AVERAGE WHOLESALE VALUE OF HOG PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM 100 LB. LIVE HOG,
COMPARED WITH PRICES OF LIVE HOGS, CHICAGO
Week ended Hog products 1/ Hog prices 2/ : Gross spread
e: : or margin 3/
Dec. 30, 1961 ...........~.. 1..C:. $17.91 $.71
Dec. 25, 1961 .............. 18.74 17.68 1.06
Dec. 31, 1960 .............. 19.92 18.08 1.84

1/ Value of all edible products, fresh basis (lard rendered) in 100 lb. of live
hog comput.- from wholesale prices on carlot basis, Chicago, reported by National
Provisioner daily market report.
2/ Mean of daily quotations on U. S. No. 1,2 and 3 hogs, 200-22'i wt. Chicago.
T/ Difference between wholesale product value and hog prices.

HOG AND CORN PRICES AT CHICAGO AND !I- .' PRICE RATIO
: Barrows and : Corn 2/ : Hog-corn
Week ended : gilts 1/ Nc.., yeTlow : price ratio
: Dollars per : Cents per : based on
: 100 pounds : bushel : barrows and illts

Dec. 30, 1961 ............. 17.42 109.0 16.0
Dec. 23, 1961 ............ 17.51 109.1 15.9
Dec. :1, 1960............ 17.47 1 .. 16.1

l/ Wei-hte- average. 2/ Simplr average.


AVERAGE COST -


1
1
1
1
1
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7.20
7.03
7.56
5.76
3.68
3.27

229
229

436
435


2675


026 Z2
8695
2693

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10
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BOSTON WOOL MARKET REVIEW


Traini- of greasy domestic worsted wools
in the Boston market was about at a standstill
during the week prior to year's end and prices
were held nominal.
Sales of woolen wools and noils were re-
stricted to fill-in orders of an urgent nature.
There was a light call for choice fine wools
and Schlumberger noils of 64s, 70s and 80s
quality. Trade in the domestic primary areas
was dormant. There were recent sales of Valley
Oregon lambs wools with small weights of Valley
fleeces sold.
All foreign wool markets were closed for
the Holiday season. Little interest was shown
in offerings from abroad. Auctions will resume
in South Africa on January 8 at East London and
Durban while New Zealand will re-open January
10 at Wanganui and in Australia on January 16
at Newcastle, Geelong and Goulburn.
Fleece Wools Trade in fleece wools was
very slow.
Territory Wools Occasional lots of
Valle, .7*.T n f : wools sold at 5O0 grease
basis to the grower while Valley Oregon lambs
wools moved around 45--4e6 grease basis to the
grower.
Texas Wools Trade in Texas wools was
dormant.
Mohair Interest in mohair was poor with
prices nominal at 78# for adult hair to the
warehouse.
Foreign Wools Trade in spot foreign
wools was very dull. Greasy N. Z. 44s good
style carding fleece wool sold for shipment
around 953 clean fibers present, duty paid.
Types and descriptions of foreign wools used
in these reports follow:
Australian average spinners best topmaking
warp fleeces: Type 55 64/70s; warp and half-
warp; type 61 64/70s; 62s 64s; 63 60/64s.
Good to average length, good topmaking fleeces:
Type 77 64/70s; 78 64s; 79 60/64s; 80 -
60s. Good cross-bred combing fleeces, free or
nearly free: Type 421 60/64s; 422 60s;
423 58s; 424 56s and 425 50s. Good aver-
age cross-bred combing fleeces, free or nearly
free: Type 431 60/64s; 452 60s; 453 58s;
434 56s and 455 50s. "B" types contain up
to 5 percent seed and/or burr.
New Zealand
Good average style carding
fleece by type
65 58/60s
72 58s
79 56/58s
86 56s
93 50/56s
854 52s
100 50s
107 48/SOs
114 46/50s
121 48s
128 46/48s


South Africa
Spinners style Merinoa by type
7 12 mos. 64/70s
8 12 mos. 64s
12 10-12 mos. 64/70s
17 9-11 mos. 64/70s
22 8-10 mos. 64/70s
27 7- 9 mos. 64/70s
28 7- 9 mos. 64s
52 6- 8 mos. 64/70s
55 6- 8 mos. 64s
57 6 mos. 64/70s
Good Topmaking Merinos
47 12 mos. 64/70s
48 12 mos. 64s
52 10-12 mos. 64/70s
553 10-12 mos. 64s


Carpet Wools Trade in carpet wools was
dull. A small lot of scoured shorn N. Z. off-
color wools sold for carpet use around 540.
Greasy B.A. November second clips were offered
at 73-740, March wools at 69# and 36/40s lambs
at 710, all clean fibers present for shipment.
A yellow Pakistan Montgomery wool was offered
at 670, scoured shorn white Moroccan wool at
780 and washed white North African tannery wool
at 720, all clean fibers present for shipment.

Woolen Wools Sales follow:

Scoured Pulled Foreign

N. Z. 56/58s 2-3" fair color $1.12
N. Z. 56/58s 2-3" ch. wh. $1.10
Apr.-May delivery

Scoured Shorn Foreign

Cape 64/70s 7-9 months choice white
$1.35

Greasy Pulled Foreign
(Clean basis-duty paid)
For shipment

N. Z. 56/58s 2-5" choice $1.05-1.06
N. Z. 56s 2-5 choice 1.04-1.05

Noils
Clear Dom. 56s fleece nobles 57#
Clear B.A. 64s Schlums. Choice 750

CLOSING FUTURES QUOTATIONS Dec. 28, 1961
(Furnished by the Wool Associates of the New
York Cotton Exchange)
March wool tops $1.584 (Bid)
May wool tops 1.569 (Bid)
64s grade 2.55" minimum length
March wool $1.191 (Traded)
May wool 1.178 (Bid)
64s grade 2j" ave. stretched length








WHOLESALE MEAT TRADE REVIEWS


LESS THAN CARLOT MEAT TRADE REVIEW

EASTERN SEABOARD Steer beef prices were
steady to mostly 500 higher; cow beef steady to
50# higher, except New York fully 500 lower; veal
sold $1.00-2.00 higher at Philadelphia and prices
unchanged at markets other than New York where
the trend was steady to $3.00 lower with most
decline on carcasses grading Good and below; calf
sold weak at New York; lamb closed fully $2.00
higher at New York while prices were steady to
$1.00 lower in other areas; pork loins mostly
steady, aside from advances of $1.00-1.50 at
Washington; pork butte were off $1.00-5.00 with
some decline at all markets; fresh skinned hams
steady to $1.00 lower, except fiTa at New York;
spareribs 500-$1.00 higher at Washington, other-
wise mostly steady to $1.00 lower.
Post-Chrtstmae receipts were normal for all
classes. Trading pattern was very uneven and in
general there was little urgency indicated for
meats this week. Early demand was mostly poor,
but toward the close virtually all outlets were
active for last minute needs. Veal eased some
for the first time in several weeks at New York
but concerted activity on the part of chain
buyers added strength to lamb at that market.
Beef chucks were rather slow on the Eastern Sea-
board and some were carried over in some areas.
There was a carryover of lamb at Baltimore and
Washington. Veal supplies at Baltimore were
inadequate for a price test.
Prices for kosher dressed steer beef ware
fully 0G higher under fairly broad demand for
normal supplies, while kosher lamb held about
steady following declines late in previous week.

CHICAGO Steer and heifer beef sold steady
to 500 higher, veal steady, lamb fully $2.00
higher, pork loins 8-16# 50C-~1.00 higher, Boston
butts 4-8# 50# lower, spareribs 3# and down $1.00
higher.
Supplies all classes fresh meat only moder-
ate following the three-day holiday week-end,
and veal became scarce at the close. There was
an increased proportion of Good grade beef on
the market. All weight ranges of lamb were about
equally represented.
With the exception of loins, which were slow
compared to recent activity, beef trading for the
most part was fairly active. Ribs most wanted
item for current use, arm and squarecut chucks
and rounds getting first call for the following
week delivery. Beef loin prices steady despite
the narrowing demand as carcass replacement
costs advanced. Early downturn on veal was re-
covered late when supplies were limited. Carcass


lamb trading was fairly active. Hindsaddles
best of primal cuts, although outlets broader
for foresaddlemeat than during the previous
week. Replacement costs were substantially
higher in the lamb division. Fresh pork cuts
were in moderate demand.

PACIFIC COAST Carcass steer and heifer
beef sold fairly active under a moderate de-
mand. Prices were steady to $1.00 higher with
most sales in Los Angeles 500-$1.00 up. Cow
and bull beef was moderately active, steady to
$1.00 higher with the greatest advance in the
Pacific Northvest. Lamb met good demand,
holding fully steady in California and steady
to 500 higher in Portland-Seattle. Fresh pork
nt a fairly good demand and sold steady to
$2.00 higher, best outlet was for loins and
skinned hams. Cured pork cuts were mostly
steady other than smoked hams steady to $4.00
higher with the greatest upturn at Los Angeles.
The supply of all classes of meats was
near normal except the volume Choice carcass
steer under 650# and smoked hams which was
rather limited in some coolers.

CARLOT MEAT TRADE KE7IEW

CHICAGO, DENVER, OMAHA, NEW YORK AND
PHILADELPHIA Trading was relatively slow all
week and demand only fair on steer and heifer
beef. The week's trend on steer and heifer
beef was steady to $1.00 higher, mostly 50#
higher on steer beef and 50-750 higher on
heifer beef. Cow beef sold steady to $1.00
higher with the $1.00 advance at Denver and
Philadelphia. Clearance was near complete on
all classes.
Carcass lamb prices rebounded sharply
after reaching their lowest level at some
points since last Mayrin the previous week
wen sales at Chicago were the lowest in 15
years. Prices were $1.00-3.50 higher, mostly
2.C'C- .00 higher. Trading was moderately
active, and clearance was complete.
Pork supplies were about normal for the
Christmas week and met fair demand. Trading
on pork loins was uneven again this week.
Prices were steady to 500 lower at Omaha with
the most decline on 12-16# weights while 8-12#
loins sold $1.50 higher at :hic ic. Pork
butte were steady to ?1.00 hl-her and fresh
hams were steady to $1.50 lower, mostly 50#-
$1.50 off. Pork carcasses sold weak to 25#
lower at Phil.qdelpni.a but were $1.00 higher
at New York. Clearance was renerlly complete.







WHOLESALE DRESSED MEAT PRICES LESS THAN CARLOT BASIS
Weekly average of daily quotations in dollars per 100 pounds

C New York Chicago : San Francisco Los Angeles
Classification :-- : -
: [7,77' : Dec.31 : Mec.'i : rec. 1 Dec.30 : Dec.31 I'.c.,7 : Dec.1l
: '] I : 1960 : 1961 1960 : 1961 1960 : 1961 a 1960
Steer beef -
Prime 700-800# 45.00 45.25 -- -- --
Choice 600-700 44.50 46.00 43.50 45.25 42. 75 41.83 42.17 41.25


700-800
500-600
600-700

500-600#
600-700


Good 500-600
Veal -
Prime 90-120#
Choice 90-120
Good 90-120
Lamb -
Prime 45-55#
Choice 45-55
Fresh pork -
Loins 8-12
Butts 4-8
Spareribs 5# down
Cured pork -
Hams, sink. skd. -(Cook
before eating) 12-16#
Bacon, smoked, sliced -
1# package (box lots)
Picnics, smoked (Cook
before eating) 4-8#
Lard, l# carton
- - m


43.75
43.00
43.50


62.50
55.00
48.50


45.25
42.75
43.50


59.00
52.50
45.00


40.50 40.19
40.50 39.69


45.50
39.50
39.00


48.25
40.00
41.25


51.00 51.00

50.50 47.50


32.00
15.00


33.00
16.50


42. 3
41.75
41.75

42.08
42.08
40.25

54.83
51.83
47.33


43.75
43.50
43.50

43.50
45.50
41.75

55.00
52.00
46.50


41.50
41.00
40.25

40.75
40.50
39. C0



53.00


40.75
40.
59.83

40.00
38.50




50.00


40.53
41.33
40.00


39.92
40.00
38.58


37.50 39.17 37.50 39.50 39.00 41.00
37.50 39.17 37.50 39.50 25.00 41.00


43.58
33.67
35.00


46.25
37.33
56.353


49.25
41.25
42.25


50.67
40.83
43.13


45.50
36.67
37.00


47.53
41.50
39.50


-- 51.25 53.00 55.00 54.50 52.17


49.25 53.25


51.00 54.00 49.33 52.50


33.50 33.00 33.75 32.50 34.50 33.00
14.12 14.50 17.50 17.17 16.50 15.62


BULK PRICES CARLOT BASIS WEEK ENDED DFCEPFR 29, 1961
Classification 1 -Fi vr I: B Er l hI -de---a
Choice 600-700# 42.00-42.50 41.00 41.25-41.75 43.50-44.00 43.50-44.00
Choice 600-700# 42.00-42.50 41.00 41.25-41.75 43.50-44.00 43.50-44.00


Good


Heifer beef -
Choice

Good


700-800
800-900
500-600
600-700
700-800

500-600#/
600-700
500-600
600-700


Cow beef All weigh
Utility
Canner and Cutter
Lamb -
Prime 35-4


Choice


Fresh pork -
Loins


ts -


45-55
55-65
35-45
45-55
55-65


41.50-42.00
41.00-41.50
39.00-40.00
39.00-40.00
38.50-39.50

41.00-41.25
41.00-41.25
38.00-38.25
38.00-38.25


40.50-41.00
40.00

40.00
40.00

39.50-41.00
39.50


29.00-29.50 30.50-31.00
29.50 --


36.00-37.00
36.00-37.00
35.00-36.00
36.00-37.00
36.00-37.00
35.00-36.00


54.50-55.50
54.50-35.00
52.00-54.00


40.75-41.25
40.25

40.25-40.75
39.00-40.00

40.25-40.50
40.25-40.50
37.25-37.50
37.25-37.50

28.25-28.50
28.75


43.00-44.00
42.50-43.00
41.50-43.00
41.50-43.00
40.50-42.00


43.00-43.50
42.50-43.00

41.25-42.00
41.00-41.50

42.50-43.00
42.50-43.00


-- 30.50-31.50
-- 30.50-31.00


-- 37.00-39.00
-- 37.00-39.00
-- 36.00-38.00
35.25 37.00-39.00
35.25 37.00-39.00
-- 36.00-38.00


37.00-38.00
37.00-37.50
36.00-36.50
37.00-38.00
37.00-37.50
36.00-36.50


4-- 40.50-41.50


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Heifer beef -
Choice


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CLASFTIC.'TIi!J OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION 1/

Number (000 omitted) Percent

Nov. Oct. : Jan.- : Nov. : Nov. : Oct. : Jan.-: Nov.
11961 1961 : Nov. : 1960 : 1961 : 1961 : Nov. : 1960
S : : 1961: : : : 1961 :
Cattle:
Steers .................... 862 952 10,287 790 51.2 52.4 56.0 48.6
Heifers ................... 585 423 4,148 372 22.9 23.3 22.5 22.9
Cows ...................... 419 422 3,708 442 24.9 25.2 20.2 27.2
Bulls and Stags ........... 17 20 237 21 1.0 1.1 1.3 1.3
Total 2/.................. 1,685 1,817 18,380 1,625 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canners and Cutters 3/..... 205 214 1,796 244 12.2 11.8 9.8 15.0
Hogs:
Sows ...................... 487 448 5,116 479 7.7 7.2 8.5 8.4
Barrows and Gilts ......... 5,821 5,750 54,478 5,205 92.0 92.4 91.0 91.2
Stags and Boars ........... 19 25 300 25 .3 .4 .5 .4
Total 2/................... 6,327 6,223 59,894 5,707 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Sheep and Lambs:
Lambs and Yearlings ....... 1,094 1,275 15,095 1,120 90.2 90.3 94.1 94.0
Shee .................... 119 137 818 72 9.8 9.7 5.9 6.0
Total 2/................... 1,213 1,412 15,915 1,192 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0

1/ Based on reports from packers. 2/ Totals based on rounded numbers.
3/ Included in cattle classification.

CLASSIFICATION OF BARROW AND GILT SLAUGHTER
AS REPORTED BY COOPERATING PACKERS
Hogs Barrows and Gilts reported separately
Month : slaughtered under Firms : Head Barrows : Gilts
: Federal ins-e-t-ion :_rer ing- -- -
1961 Number Number Number Percent Percent
Jan..................... 5,744,000 28 1,234,000 53.20 46.90
Feb.................... 5,078,000 28 1,419,000 52.39 47.61
Mar ..................... 6,110,000 28 1,154,000 52.90 47.10
Apr..................... 5,049,000 27 1,085,000 51.78 48.22
May .................... 5,597,000 23 1,041,000 50.08 49.92
June ................... 5,093,000 25 866,000 49.56 50.44
July ............... 4,320,000 26 786,000 49.21 50.79
Aug .................... 5,114,000 27 1,022,000 51.74 48.26
Sept.................... 5,240,000 25 894,000 53.11 46.89
Oct.................... 6,223,000 25 1,130,000 54.99 45.01
Nov..................... 6,327,000 24 1,359,000 51.74 48.26


PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION, BY CLASSES, OF CATTLE SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION
------------- ---- ------- ------ ---------- ---- -- ------ -- ----------- ------ -- .CneFs-d
: Bulls and :"ChneFs-a~ d
Steers : Heifers Cows lls utters
: _:_ : : S s_ _: A classes
Region : Nov. : Nov. : Nov. : Nov. : Nov.

.1961 : 1960:1961 : 1960:1961 :1960.1961 : 1960 .1961 :1960
Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pct. Pet. Pct.
N. Atlantic States ............. 63.4 73.2 1.5 2.9 54.3 23.1 .8 .8 7.2 14.7
S. Atlantic States ............. 47.6 38.7 5.8 6.8 44.2 51.3 2.4 3.2 28.1 25.7
N. C. States-Eastern ........... 46.1 44.5 14.2 15.3 38.0 38.0 1.7 2.2 16.3 16.7
N. C. States-N. Western ........ 52.4 50.1 29.1 28.8 17.8 20.0 .7 1.1 7.5 8.3
N. C. States-S. Western ........ 59.1 57.7 22.0 19.7 18.2 22.2 .7 .4 9.1 14.2
S. Central States .............. 34.7 32.2 135.7 9.5 50.0 56.4 1.6 1.9 32.6 36.2
Mountain States ................ 32.4 25.1 49.4 45.5 17.5 28.4 .7 1.0 5.9 8.0
Pacific States ................. 66.5 65.7 12.6 13.9 19.9 18.7 1.2 1.7 5.4 6.4







UNITED STATES FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND MEAT PRODUCTION
SPercentage -
: November t January-November Nov._ 1961 of
s : : : : Nov. : 5-yr.
t 1961 : 1960 5 1961 : 1960 : 1960 :Nov. av.
-------------------------------------- -------------------------
Number slaughtered under Federal inspection: (thousands of head)
Cattle ................. 1,683 1,625 18,379 17,818 104 109
Calves ................. 469 502 4,589 4,808 93 86
Hogs ................... 6,327 5,707 59,895 60,401 111 108
Sheep & lambs .......... 1,215 1,192 13,912 12,922 102 116
Average live weight: (pounds)
Cattle ................. 1,039.5 1,034.6 1,042.4 1,030.9 100 102
Calves .................. 198.7 195.7 210.8 211.9 102 97
Hogs ................... 259.6 242.6 240.0 238.3 99 101
Sheep & lambs .......... 98.2 99.2 98.2 98.7 99 101
Average cost to packers: (dollars per 100 pounds)
Cattle ................. 21.00 20.28 21.35 22.00 104 107
Calves ................. 21.96 19.47 23.11 22.33 113 118
Hogs ................... 15.77 16.90 16.95 15.62 93 101
Sheep & lambs .......... 15.34 15.88 15.86 18.10 97 85
Dressings yields: (per 100 pounds live weight)
Cattle ................. 57.2 56.6 58.0 57.4 --
Calves ................. 56.3 55.7 56.4 56.6 -- -
Hogs l/................. 76.8 76.2 76.6 76.5 -- -
Sheep-& lambs .......... 48.0 48.1 48.7 48.3 -- --
Lard per 100# .......... 13.1 12.9 13.5 13.5 -- --
Lard per animal ........ 31.3 31.4 32.4 32.2 -- -
Average dressed weight: (pounds)
Cattle ................. 594.6 585.6 604.2 591.7 -- -
Steers 2/............... 662.0 657.7 -- -- --
Heifers-2/.............. 574.6 561.6 -- -- -
Cows 2/.7............... 497.1 487.4 -- -- --
Calvej ................ 111.9 109.0 118.8 119.9 -- -
Hogs ................... 184.0 184.9 183.9 182.5 -- -
Sheep & lambs .......... 47.1 47.7 47.8 47.7 -- -
Condemnations: 3/ (number of head)
Cattle ................. 6,415 5,920 56,504 51,737 -- -
Calves ................. 2,351 1,802 16,952 17,446 -- -
Hogs ................... 9,300 9,970 106,105 102,052 -- -
Sheep & lambs .......... 6,126 6,157 77,049 76,529 -- --
Total dressed weight Excluding condemned: (thousands of pounds)
Beef ................... 997,064 947,871 11,069,796 10,513,275 105 114
Veal ................... 52,223 54,491 545,024 574,600 96 84
Pork (carcass wt.) ..... 1,162,415 1,053,591 10,992,720 10,995,004 110 109
Lamb & mutton .......... 56,855 56,561 661,858 613,143 101 116
Total 4/................ 2,268,557 2,112,514 23,267,398 22,696,020 107 111
Pork, excl. lard ....... 890,036 808,536 8,341,854 8,332,948 110 111
Lard production 5/...... 197,539 178,840 1,934,194 1,942,660 110 102
Rendered pork fat ...... -8?,26 7,163 80,015 78,527 116 101
l/ Subtract 7.0 to obtain reported packer style average. 2/ Also included with cattle.
T/ Partly estimated. 4/ Totals based on unrounded numbers. 5/ Includes rendered park fat.
ACTUAL FEDF2A LIY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND REVISED ESTIMATE OF MEAT PRODUCTION BY WEEKS. NOV. 1961
~ "ct-le "c -ogs -S-e -"ad~3mb 7 a -t-r3 ~
t T tt -CIe -- --oj------TS -----~s ---.rJ--
Week Num- : Av. I Nwur-7 Av. t Num- : Av, I Num- 2 Av. I 'Total :Tield t
ended b her : dr.:Prod.t ber t dr. :Prod.ther 2dr.1/tProd.tber 2 dr. tProd.Imeat : per $Prod.
I W 1t., I I -tl I ,io, I ,PE-.L I I ,
1961 1000 lb. mil.lb.lO lb. mil.lb.lo00 lb. mil.lb.l000 lb. mil.lb.mil.lb. lb. iul.lb.
Nov. 4 421 590 248.5 116 114 15.2 1,540 159 214.8 315 4T 1 .7 491.2 12.6 .
11 598 590 234.9 108 110 11.9 1,426 159 198.9 280 47 15.1 458.8 15.2 44.6
18 381 585 223.0 108 110 11.9 1,458 141 202.1 243 47 11.4 448.4 15.2 45.3
25 332 596 198.0 91 111 10.1 1,297 142 183.6 244 47 11.4 405.1 15.0 40.6
Dec. 2 404 600 242.2 118 111 13.1 1.584 145 225.8 317 48 15.1 496.2 13.2 50.8
1/ Excludes lard.







COMMERCIAL LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTER, UNITED STATES, NOVEMBER 1961 1/

Cattle : Calves

Month and Federally their Av Federally Other Av.
period :inspected con- Total live inspected coi- Total live
mercial weight mercial weight
----------- ---- -------------------------- --- --- :---
Thousand head Pounds Thousand head Pounds
November 1961 ..... 1,683.3 470.6 2,153.9 1,015 469.0 224.4 693.4 214
November 1960 ..... 1,624.6 488.5 2,113.1 1,006 501.7 277.9 779.6 211
Jan.-Nov.1961 2/... F', ,5 P 5,223.7 25,602.5 1,016 4,589.4 2,4-'..3 7,072.7 224
Jan.-Nov.1960'2/... 17,818.2 5,391.0 25,209.2 1,003 4,808.4 2,726.] 7,554.5 223

Hogs : Sheep and lambs

November 1961 ..... 6,326.8 1,052.8 7,379.6 238 1,213.2 181.1 1,394.5 98
November 1960 ..... 5,707.1 1,089.5 6,796.6 240 1,191.9 152.1 1,344.0 99
Jan.-Nov.1961 2/... 59,894.5 10,664.2 70,558.7 238 13,912.4 1,963.0 15,875.4 98
Jan.-Nov.1960 2/... 60,400.5 11,840.3 72,240.8 236 12,921.7 1,712.9 14,634.6 98

I/ Excludes farm slaughter. 2/ Accumulated totals based on unrounded head and live weight.
C('-ITF.'CLL MEAT AND IARD I'%F'rlirfTI'V. UnITED STATES. NOVEMBER 1961 1/


Month and : Beef Veal/
period : : : Pk /
Mil. lb. Mil. lb. Mil.2b.
November 1961 .. 1,257 853 1,034
November 1960 .. 1,190 91 956
Jan.-Nov.1961 .. 13,750 888 9,774
Jan.-Nov.l960 .. 15,225 945 9,906

1/ Fccludes farm slaughter. 2/ Excludes lard and ren
T/ Includes rendered pork fatT
Statistical Reporting Service Crop ep

Lamb : Total / :
and mutton : meat :
Mil. lb. Mil. lb.


64
755
693

dered por


2,419
2,501
25,167
24,769

k fat.


MEATS AND MEAT PRODUCTS GRADED, OR ACCEPTED AS COMPLYING WITH
SPECIFICATIONS--BY THE U. S. DEPARTf-ENT OF AGRICULTURE 1/

Beef : Veal and calf : Lamb and mutton
Grade ------ - -
: Nov. Nov. Nov. Nov. : Nov. : Nov.
: 1961 1960 961 1960 1961 1960
Thous. pounds Thous. pounds Thous. pounds
Prime ............... 26,486 19,983 43 118 2,447 3,221
Choice .............. 4-',5.9 367,558 2,482 3,011 23,395 21,150
Good ................ 125,519 117,5391 10,156 10,583 915 511


Standard ............
Commercial ..........
Utility .............
Cutter ..............
Canner ..............
Cull ..............


13,725
4,277
25,600
8,253
357


14,669
5,546
33,176
1,41a
252


1,856 2,852


2,239


-- 1 4 20 2


Total ............ 654,597 559,971 14,625 16,539 29,016 24,877

Bull and stag beef .. 820 635
All other meats
and lard.......... 56,427 15,132

1/ Data pertain only to meats offered to the U. S. Department of Agriculture for grading
or acceptance.


Lard 3/

Mil. lb.
221
204
2,178
2,211







AVERAGE PRICES RECEIVED BY FARIEST FOR LIVESTOCK, FFED AND WOOL 1/


Commodity and unit


: Dec. 15:
L 1961 :


Prices received by farmers -
Hogs Per cwt. Dol.
All beef cattle "
Cows "i
Steers and heifers "
Calves "
Sheep "
Lambs "
Wool 2/ Per lb. "
Corn Per bu. "
Oats "
Barley "
Hay, all baled ton "
Cottonseed "

Hog-corn price ratio 3/ -
United States Bushel
N. Central States
Iowa "

Index numbers: (Av. Jan. 1910-Dec. 1914 =
All farm products
Feed grains and hay
Meat animals
Prices paid by farmers -
Commodities & services, interest,
taxes and wage rates


16.10
20.50
14.20
23.20
24.10
5.37
15.50
.408
.947
.659
1.01
20.70
51.50


17.0
17.7
18.4


Nov. 15 :
1961 :


15.70
19.90
13.90
22.70
23.70
5.14
15.10
.405
.9358
.643
1.00
20.50
52.40


16.7
17.53
17.8


100)
240
150
299


502


Oct. 15 :
1961 :


16.40
20.10
14.00
22.30
23.60
4.92
15.50
.406
1.02
.637
.986
20.20
51.50


16.1
16.4
16.9


: Average
Dec. 15 : Jan. 1947-
1960 : Dec. 1949


16.50
20.20
13.90
25.20
2%0 0
5.55
16.10
.393
.911
.585
.839
21.00
45.20


18.1
18.9
19.4*


21.90
20.20
--

22.6.0
9.15
21.90
.460
1.64
.852
1.37
22.40
71.60
Dec. av.
1950-59
13.2
13.4


1947-49
271
230
334


301 298 250


i/ Estimates of Crop Reporting Board.
2/ Average local market price, excluding incentive payment. Monthly average.
?/Bushels of corn equal in value to 100 lbs. of hog, live weight. *Revised.


_FTECIIVE PARITY PRICES FOR LI-VST'Ci., FEED AND WOOL I/
Adjusted : Effective parity prices 3/
Commodity and unit base : _basd_ on s .ata_far_ -_--__
--prices 2/ : ec. 1961 : Nov. 1 1 : e 1960


Hozs Per cwt. Dol.........
Beef cattle t .......
Calves it, .........
Lambs it I ........
Wool Per lb. .........
Corn bu. .........
Oats .........
Barley H t .........


7.08
7.87
8.70
8.38
4/ .249
.538
.279
.415


Cottonseed ton ......... 4/ 20.80


21.40 21.30
23.80 23.70
26.30 26.20
25.30 25.20
.752 .749
1.62 1.62
.843 .840
1.25 1.25
62.80 62.60


1/ Parity prices are computed under the provisions of Title III, Subtitle A, Section 301 (a)
of the Agricultural Adjustment Act of 1938 as amended by the Agricultural Acts of IMl', 1949,
1954, and 1956.
2/ Adjusted base price 1910-14 derived from 120-month, January 1951-December 1960 average (includ-
ing an allowance where appropriate for unredeemed loans and other supplemental p:.T-rnts result-
ing from price support operations) by dividing by 253 percent (the 220-month average of the
Index of Prices Received by Farmers adjusted to include an allowance for unredeemed loans and
other supplemental payments) unless otherwise noted.
/ Effective parity prices as computed currently usir.g base prices in effect and indexes for
months indicated. These parity prices are the legally applicable parity prices for the follow-
ing calendar month.
4/ V sjted base price 1910-14 derived from 10 season average prices 1951-60 (includir.p an allow-
ance, where parp'ronriate, for unredeemed loans and other supplemental payments resulting from
price support operations).


21.30
23.60
26.10
25.50
.759
1.62
.837
1.26
66.80





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SHEEP AND LAMBS: WEEKLY AVERAGE OF DAILY QUOTATIONS
In dollars per 100 pounds
-------------------------------------------------------------
:Kansas : Fort : : : North
Classification :Chicago: Omaha : City : Worth :Denver : Ogden : Port-
: : : : : : : land


SI


DAUGHTER IAMBS: (Wooled) 1:
Prime Dec. 30, 1961
Dec. 31, 1960
Choice Dec. 30, 1961
Dec. 31, 1960


Good Dec. 30, 1961
Dec. 31, 1960

EUPS: (Wooled) All wts.
Good and Dec. 30, 1961
Choice Dec. 31, 1960

Cull and Dec. 30, 1961
Utility Dec. 31, 1960

FEEDER LAMBS All wts.


Good and Dec. 30,
Choice Dec. 31,

*Shorn basis.


L0# down
17.56 16.91


18.41

16.21
17.91


15.25
16.38


5.25
5.75

5.19
5.50


17.22


-- 17.94 --


16. 38
17.50

15.12
16.12


5.25
5.88

5.50
5.25


16.56
17.00

15.7E
16.38


4.88
5.00

4.50
4.19


15.75
16.75

14.75
16.25


17.76 16.88 16.00
-- 18.00 --


16.79
17.53


16.12
16.75


15.75
17.38


15.62 15.25 14.50
16.50 15.75 16.50


7.12 6.42-*
-- 6.50


5.50*
6.62*


1961 -- 15.50 -- 11.88
1960 -- 16.00 -- 13.75


5.20;:-
5.38


15.52
16.50


5.75
4.50

4.75
3.75


4.62
4.88

5.75
3.62


13.75 13.62
1].5.50 14.62







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