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LIVE TA


MEAT


WOOL


19Yeaus


WEEKLY SUMMARY
AND STATISTICS


LIVESTOCK DIVISION, AGRICULTURAL MARKETING
U.S. DEPAR'4TM -O AGRICULTURE

Vol. 30, No. 5 1 January
Whek ended Janua 27


Livestock Market Retews . .
Livestock Market Recep . .
Feeder Statistics . . ..
Estimated Percentage of Feeder Cattle and Slaughter
Cows in Salable Receipts . .
Steer Sales Statistics (with yearly totals) .
Heifer Sales Statistics (yearly totals) .
Estimated Slaughter and Meat Production .
Slaughter at Major Centers . .
Cattle Prices . . .
Hog Prices . . .
Hog Purchase Statistics . .
Sheep and Lamb Prices . .
Wool Market Review. . . .
Wholesale Meat Trade Reviews. . .
Wholesale Meat Prices . .


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Special to this issue


Federally Inspected Slaughter and Revised Estimates of
Meat Production, December 1961 . .
Livestock and Meat Situation, January 1962 .
Classification of Livestock Slaughtered in the United
States, December and Calendar Year 1961 .
Percentage Distribution by Classes of Cattle Slaughtered
under Federal Inspection, December 1961 .
United States Federally Inspected Slaughter and Meat
Production, December and Calendar Years 1960-61 !
United States Exports of Meats, Ifovember 1961 .
United States Exports of Livestock, November 1961 (
Number of Cattle and 'alves from Canada and Mexico
Passed for Entry into the United States, Dec. 1961 9


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MIDWEST LIVESTOCK REVIEW

and

RANGE AND FEEDLOT SALES


Salable cattle receipts at the 12 markets
totaled 211,000 compared with 240,000 the pre-
vious week and 210,000 a year earlier. A re-
duction of feeder cattle marketing accounted
for most of the decrease from a week earlier as
receipts of slaughter steers continued fairly
liberal. Choice and Prime slaughter steers sold
steady to 500 higher at most midwest markets,
other grades steady, instances 500 lower. Slaugh-
ter heifers were steady to 500 higher. Slaughter
cows and bulls were steady to 500 lower. Feeder
cattle and calves sold steady to weak, instances
500 lower. Barrows and gilts declined 25-750
over most of the Corn Belt with sows mostly 25-
500 lower. Slaughter lambs were steady to 500
higher, ewes steady, feeder lambs steady to 500
higher.

SLAUGHT-E CATTLE AND CALVES Choice and
Prime slaughter steers sold steady to 500 higher
at most midwest markets as comparable grade steer
carcasses sold 500-$1.00 higher at leading whole-
sale meat centers. Standard and Good steers
sold steady, instances 500 lower. Bulk of the
steer supply graded Good to average-Choice. The
average weight of slaughter steers continued much
lighter than this time last year. The average
weight of steers sold out of first hands at the
7 markets was 1128' compared with 112i5 the pre-
vious week and 1161-Y a year ago. The heifer
price trend was rather uniformly steady to 500
higher as heifer receipts decreased, the 15 per-
cent heifers in Chicago was smallest since July
last year. Cows were unevenly steady to 500
lower. Bulls sold steady to 500 lower, vealers
steady to $1.00 lower at St. Louis and St. Paul.
Slaughter steers: Choice bulked at $25.00-
26.00 at most markets and up to $27.00 at eastern
Corn Belt centers. At Chicago high-Choice and
Prime 1100-1450 S bulked at $26.75-28.00, Prime
$28.25-28.50. Small volume high-Choice and Prime
at other markets $26.75-27.25, instances $27.50.
Good over the area $22.00-25.00.
Slaughter heifers: At most centers Choice
bulked at $24.50-26.00, high-Choice and Prime
$26.00-26.75. However, at Chicago most Choice
brought '25.50-26.75, high-Choice and Prime
$27.00-27.50. Most Good over the area $21.50-
24.75.
Slaughter cows: Utility and Commercial
largely $14.00-16.00, bulk Canner and Cutter
$11.50-14.50.

FEEDER CATTLE AND CALVES Marketings of
feeder cattle and calves at terminal markets
were somewhat smaller than last week's moderate
receipts. However, numbers generally proved
adequate for the currently restricted demand and
trading at best was only moderately active at
steady to easier prices, instances additionally
500 lower following the declines of the previous
week. Although there was some moderation from
very severe winter weather, muddy farmlots and


feedlots or snow and ice left in the wake of
the storms earlier this month still presented
difficulties in feeding and handling cattle.
Such conditions influenced many prospective
feeder buyers to postpone efforts to secure
feedlot replacements until a time when weather
conditions were more favorable.
Feeder steers: Good and Choice 800-1050#
largely $21.50-23.75, Choice, partly fattened,
975# included at $23.75. Few loads Choice 800-
850# brought $24.00-24.55, load Choice 778#
$24.75. Good and Choice 550-750# bulked at
$22.00-26.00; few loads 525-650# $26.25-27.35;
load Choice and Fancy 586# $29.00 and Fancy
570# $30.50. Medium and mixed Medium and Good
550-700CL ranged $18.50-23.00.
Feeder heifers: This class in very lim-
ited supply but few Choice 525-550# $25.00-26.50
and load Choice and Fancy 500-L $29.00. Good
and Choice 550-750# chiefly $20.00-24.00.
Feeder calves: Scattered shipments Choice
and Choice and Fancy steers $30.00-32.00; other
Good and Choice 300-550# $24.50-29.50. Good
and Choice 300-S00D# heifers largely $22.00-
27.00, load Choice 343# $29.00.

HOGS Terminal markets Liberal receipts
at mid-week and lower dressed pork prices in-
fluenced declines of 25-75# on barrows and
gilts. Sows were steady to 50 lower, mostly
25-500 off. Mixed No. 1-3, 200-270#. barrows
and gilts predominated in the receipts. Sows
comprised 8 percent of the 8-market supply.
Although supplies were liberal at mid-week,
receipts for the week at the 12 markets were
2 percent below the previous week but23 percent
above the corresponding week a year ago.
Barrows and gilts: No. 1-3, 190-250#
closed at $16.75-17.25 at western Corn Belt
centers, except $16.50-16.75 at St. Paul, No.
1-2, 180-24Cz-' $17.00-17.75, mostly $17.25-17.50.
In the eastern part of the area, No. 1-3, 180-
240-, brought $16.75-17.75, mostly $17.00-17.50,
No. 1-2, 180-230# $17.50-18.00.
Sows: No. 1-3, 270-4001/ brought $14.25-
15.25, No. 2-3, 400-550# $13.50-14.75.
Feeder pigs were in limited supply. At
St. Paul a relatively small volume of Choice
130-:" sold steady at $15.50-16.00.
Hogs Interior Iowa-Southern Minnesota
area receipts for the week totaled 333,000
head, compared to 353,000 last week and 359,000
the corresponding week last year. Sows com-
prised 6 percent of the receipts. Barrows and
gilts sold 25-350 lower for the week, sows
250 lower. Most of week's price decline was
recorded Thursday when demand was poor.
Barrows and gilts: No. 1-5, 200-240#
$16.25-17.00, No. 1-2, 200-230# $16.65-17.55.
Sows: No. 1-3, 270-40Q0# $13.75-15.00,
No. 2-3, 400-550# $12.25-13.75.
Hogs Interior Illinois Receipts at
86,800 head compared with 101,000 the previous







week and 101,800 a year earlier. Demand was
fairly good. Except for moderate advances on
Tuesday and Friday, barrows and gilts were
generally lower and closed 25-500 lower for the
week, sows were steady to 25# lower.
Barrows and gilts: U. S. 1-5, 190-20.C'
barrows and gilts 16.50-17.00, 230-250- mostly
$16.00-16.75; No. 1-2, 200-220' $17.15-17.35.
Sows: U. S. 1-3, 25C-400-c $13.25-15.00;
No. 2-3, 400-500- $12.00-13.50.

SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts at the 12 ter-
minals numbered 110,000 head, 6 percent below
the previous week but 9 percent above last year.
Trading was fairly active throughout at most
centers. Advances on dressed lamb stimulated
the live trade and slaughter lambs sold steady
to 500 higher. Slaughter ewes were uneven but
mainly steady. Feeder lambs comprised from 5-
20 percent of the lamb supply and closed steady
to 500 higher, the advance at Omaha and Sioux
City.
Slaughter lambs: Bulk Choice and mixed
Choice and Prime 82-115# wooled $17.00-18.00
and reached $18.50 at Chicago; Choice and Prime
110-125# $16.00-17.50. Good and Choice 80-1120
$15.50-17.50,many sales $16.00-17.00. Bulk
Choice and mixed Choice and Prime 80-108,4 shorn
most with No. 1 and fall shorn pelts $16.50-17.25.
Good and Choice 76-111 $15.50-16.50.
Slaughter ewes: Cull to Good wooled $3.50-
8.25.
Feeder lambs: Choice and mixed Choice and
Fancy 63-974 wooled $15.25-17.00; Choice and
Fancy 70-80# $16.50-17.25 at Sioux Falls and
two loads 80-85# $17.50 at Sioux City. Good and
Choice 43-8!5/ mostly $15.00-16.50. Good and
Choice 70-79# shorn feeders $12.00-13.50 at Ft.
Worth.
Sheep and lamb receipts in the Interior
Iowa-Southern Minnesota area at 25,200 head com-
pared with 25,600 a week earlier and 28,100 last
year. Moderate supplies combined with price up-
turns on dressed lamb were bullish factors and
slaughter lambs sold steady to 504 higher. Lim-
ited supplies of slaughter ewes sold steady.
Slaughter lambs: Bulk Choice and mixed
Choice and Prime 90-110Q wooled delivered to
packing plants $16.50-17.75, mainly $17.00-17.50;
Good and low-Choice 85-110# $15.50-17.00, most
sales $16.00-17.00. Bulk Choice and mixed
Choice and Prime 85-l10# shorn No. 1 and fall
shorn pelts $15.50-16.50, largely $16.00-16.50,
and few 90-100# high-yielding lambs with fall
shorn pelts $16.75-17.00. Good and low-Choice
85-11D# $15.0o-16.00.
Slaughter ewes: Cull to Good 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 5 percent shrink. All
sales for immediate delivery unless specified.


ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA AND UTAH -
Slaughter steers and heifers moderately active,
mostly steady. Feeder cattle and calf trend not
fully tested. Slaughter lambs in the inter-
mountain area fairly active early; slowing late
and about steady; in California, trade relatively
slow but prices steady.
Slaughter steers: 1,400 Choice 1000-1225?
$26.50-27.00; 155 Choice 1200-1.75 $26.00;
11,500 Good to mostly Choice, 900-1500' $25.50-
26.50; 3,350 Good and Choice 875-12009 $24.75-
25.75; 1,700 Good .23.90-24.75; 330 Standard
and Good 850-1100// $22.60-23.50.
Slaughter heifers: California, 145 Choice
925-1000#1 $26.00-26.25; 565 Good to mostly Choice
750-925,# $25.25-25.75; 520 Good to Choice 700-
1050# $24.50-25.25. Arizona, 45 mostly Choice
825# $25.50; 140 Good 9001/ $24.50; 140 Standard
800-850// $21.60-22.60.
Slaughter calves: California, 430 Stand-
ard to mostly Good 450-525-' ;24.25-24.50.
Arizona, 130 Good 475Y $24.50; 530 Good 450-525#.
$23.50-24.00.
Feeder cattle and calves: California,
365 Good and Choice 375-400# calves, steers
$d28.00-29.00, heifers $26.00-27.00; 765 Good
to mostly Choice 625-675,1 steers $25.00; 350
mainly Good, 600-725"# steers $23.75-24.50.
Arizona, 536 Good and Choice 300-3504' steers
$25.00-26.00; 1,200 Good and Choice 600-65071
steers $24.00-24.25; Nevada, 300 Choice 550#
steers $26.00; 205 Choice 625. steers $26.25
delivered California.
Slaughter lambs: California, 600 Choice
and Prime 110# shorn with No. 1 pelts p18.00;
1,760 Choice 104-108' No. 1 and 2 pelts $17.50;
360 mostly Choice 104,V fall shorn $17.25.
Arizona, 6,960 Choice and Prime 100-112# shorn
No. 1 pelt $17.50. Utah, 11,250 Choice and
Prime 97-10941 wooled $17.50-18.25.

OOLORADO, SOUTHERN 'V!WIING, WESTERN KANSAS
AND WESTERN NEBRASKA Trading on slaughter
cattle was moderately active. Slaughter steers
sold mostly steady, heifers steady to 254 high-
er, mostly steady to strong.
Slaughter steers: Colorado, 1,825 average
and high-Choice 1100-1275. $26.50-27.00; 2,725
high-Good and Choice 1075-1325?1 $25.50-26.50;
125 mostly Good 950-1250# $22.00-23.00.
Slaughter heifers: Colorado, 1,975 aver-
age to high-Choice 900-1050/O $26.25-26.50;
2,750 high-Good to mostly Choice 850-1025#
$25.75-26.25; 400 high-Good and low-Choice
925-975# $25.25-25.50.
Feeder cattle: Demand good with con-
tracts being confirmed on over 5,000 head,
bulk of which are to be delivered from March
through early May. Western Kansas, Choice 675-
775# steers $23.75-24.75. Choice to Fancy,
mostly Choice, heifers expected to weigh 600-
650# at delivery $22.75-25.50. Colorado, load
Choice 460# steer calves $30.00.
Slaughter lambs: Sales confirmed on
around 23,500 head at steady prices. Colorado,







Choice and Prime 102-112/ wooled slaughter lambs
$18.00-18.25, mostly $18.00; few loads Choice
including a few Prime 98-108# $17.75. Western
Kansas, Choice and Prime 98-110#, wooled $17.50-
17.75, few at $18.00, delivered and weighed at
packing plants. Western Nebraska, Choice and
Prime wooled $17.50-17.75, few loads $18.00.
Feeder lambs: Sales confirmed on over
5,000 head at steady prices. Colorado, Choice
and Fancy 70-90# $16.55-16.50, Choice 70-75#
$15.00.

NEW MEXICO, WEST TEXAS, WESTERN OKLAHOMA,
SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS Clovis Area Small supply
of over 100-day fed slaughter cattle in area
feedlots restricting area trade; prices steady.
Limited sales feeder classes mostly 500-$1.00
lower.
Slaughter steers: 865 Good, few Choice,
850-11001# $24.50-25.00; 90 Standard and Good
970-1000# $23.50.
Slaughter heifers: 365 Good, few Choice,
800-900# $24.00-24.50; 695 Standard to mostly
Good 625-700# $24.00-24.50.
Feeder cattle: Nearly 400 Choice 800#1
steers $23.00; 900 Good and Choice 700# $22.50;
405 Medium to mostly Good 660# $21.50; 200 Good
and Choice 650-700# February delivery $22.00;
700 Good and Choice 575-620# heifers $22.00;
300 Good and Choice 525-550# heifers late May
delivery $22.00.
Feeder calves: 215 Fancy 325-345,#, steers
$30.00, heifers $28.00; 90 Fancy 440-480#, steers
$28.00, heifers $26.00; 320 Good including a
few Choice 425-480#, steers $25.00-25.00, heif-
ers $23.00; 105 Good 362# heifers $22.00.
Lambs: Trading moderately active, slaugh-
ter lambs weak, feeders steady to mostly 50#
lower. Slaughter lambs, 250 Choice and Prime
90-125# wooled $15.25; 726 Choice, few Prime,
89-101# No. 1 and 2 pelt $15.00. Feeders, 1,220
mostly Choice 65-81# No. 1 to full wooled $13.00-
13.25; 8,000 mostly Choice and Fancy 80-100#
feeders with small Choice slaughter end No. 1
to fall shorn $14.00.
Amarillo area: Slaughter cattle moderately
active, mostly steady. Feeder classes active,
fully steady.
Slaughter steers: 140 Good and Choice
1100# $24.75; 32 Good, Standard end, 800# $23.50.
Slaughter heifers: 54 Choice 1017# $25.25;
180 mostly Choice 925-950# $25.50; 154 Good 800-
900# $24.00.
Feeder classes: 130 Choice and Fancy 525#1
steers $25.25; 178 Choice and Fancy 856# $23.25.
Immediate-April delivery, 724 Choice and Fancy
500-675# steers $24.50-25.00; 498 head 625-750#
$23.00-23.90; 1,300 Good 550-725# $22.50-23.25;
68 Medium 675# $21,00. February-June delivery,
2,270 Choice and mixed Choice and Fancy 500-725#1
heifers $22.50-23.75, bulk $22.50-23.00; 160
Good 700# $22.50.


IDAHO, OREGON AND WASHINGTON Temp-
eratures over the area dropped to the lowest
levels in five years, with readings ranging
from 40 below zero in Idaho to 10 above in
Western Oregon and Washington early while
late week temperatures were near normal
Slaughter steers and heifers moderately
active, steady to weak. Scattered sales of
feeder cattle steady. Slaughter lambs active
early in the week, but demand somewhat narrow
late, prices steady to 500 higher.
Slaughter steers: Washington, 815 high-
Good to mostly Choice 1000-1100# $25.50-26.00
for up to March delivery; 100 Choice 1025f
$26.25. Oregon, 175 high-Good to mostly Choice
1000-1140# $25.50-26.00; 70 Good and Choice
1090-1150# $24.50-25.00. Idaho, 975 high-
Good to mostly Choice 1025-1200# $24.50-25.00
and 145 Good and Choice 1125-1250# $23.50,
for up to March 15. Northwestern Montana, 100
mostly Choice 1080-1100# $24.75-25.00
Slaughter heifers: Over the area, Good
to mostly Choice 800-950 $23.25-24.50.
Feeders: Washington, 430 Good to mostly
Choice 875-950# steers $25.00-25.00, bulk
$25.00-24.00; 90 Good and Choice 770-800#
heifers $22.50-23.00. Idaho, 400 Choice 420#
steer calves $28.50, 300 Choice 595# heifer
calves $26.50, 204 Good to mostly Choice 900-
975# heifers $23.00-23.50.
Slaughter lambs: Washington, 1,700
Choice and Prime 100-110# No. 3 to fall shorn
pelts $17.00-17.25, latter price delivered.
Oregon, 6,280 Choice and Prime 100-106# No.
3 to full wooled $17.25-18.75, largely on
delivered basis, including 1,980 head de-
Uvered California at $18.00-18.75, many de-
livered Washington and Oregon packers at $17.50-
18.25. Idaho, 4,950 head mostly Choice and
Prime wooled 102-111# $17.50-18.00. North-
western Montana, 100 Choice No. 1 pelt 1035#
$16.50 delivered.

MONTANA, AND NORTHERN WYMING First
half of week extremely cold with high winds
causing drifting of snow throughout most of
the area. Clearing, and warming trend late
in the week. Limited sales all classes steady.
Slaughter cattle: Northern Wyoming, load
high-Good to mostly Choice 975-1000# mixed,
steers $24.50, heifers $23.50.
Feeders: North Central Montana, 250
mostly Choice 850-1000# $23.00-24.00. North-
ern Wyoming, 75 high-Good and Choice around
850# steers $25.25.
Slaughter lambs: Southern Montana, 1,350
mostly Choice end of Prime 100# $16.25.
Feeder and shearing lambs: Northern
Wyoming, 800 Good around 70# feeders $15.00;
1,800 Choice and Fancy 95# shearing $16.00.
Eastern Montana, 2,100 Choice and Fancy 80-
90# shearing $16.25.





WEEKLY RECEIPTS OF SALABLE LIVESTOCK AT 12 PUBLIC MARKETS
- --------- -- jitie __ 1- ------------------------------"! i 11
t Cattle Calves gets_- I 8hee-9 and_ las _- -
Market t Jan. 27 t Jan. 28 t Jan. 27 Jan. 28 t Jan. 27 Jan. 28i Jan. 27 t Jan. 28
1 1962 1 1961 S 1962 2 1961 2 1962 2 1961 t 1962 2 1961
Chicago ....... 55,287 57,768 158 87 38,297 29,816 9,798 8,054
Denver ,...... 6,857 6,067 558 247 4,798 5,267 14,748 11,507
Fort Worth .... 5,986 4,595 655 1,194 850 1,907 8,3551 6,729
Indianapolis .. 7,205 6,629 517 246 51,522 50,245 1,154 2,598
Kansas City ... 16,202 20,512 547 465 18,204 15,788 5,735 6,174
Oklahoma City 6,688 8,428 575 712 2,966 2,516 643 1,227
Omaha ......... 58,596 40,540 655 1,052 55,454 56,378 16,258 15,505
St. Joseph .... 15,605 16,629 245 510 24,060 20,110 8,571 8,471
St. Louis NSr 15,947 15,595 1,141 1,516 50,704 49,685 5,674 6,096
Sioux City .... 52,421 29,609 2,448 1,941 46,284 52,448 12,595 11,896
Sioux Falls ... 10,561 8,176 125 108 19,541 12,724 15,481 10,565
So. St. Paul .. 25,990 17,946 8,565 6,277 54,812 44,998 15,174 15,072
Total ....... 211,125 209,890 15,521 15,955 545,272 279,880 109,942 101,272
"Jan.20,1962 240,470 27,917 555,477 117,154
ITrlICR Ic0A AND SOOTHERN MINNESOTA Jan. 27, 1962 Jan. 20, 1962 Jan. 28, 1961
Hogs ...... 555,000 555,000 559,000*
Sheep ..... 25,200 25,600 28,100*
INTERIOR ILLINOIS Hogs ...... 86,800 101,000 101,800 *Revised.
FEEDER CATTLEs AVERAGE COST WEIGHT, AND NUMBER
---------------- ---------------^^ -1^*1? !]!^^ i z
S Week ended I Month t Twelve months
tJan. 25 '"Ja. 18 tJan. 26 g Dec. ~ Dec. Jan. Dec.
1962 t 1962 2 1961 1961 1960 1961 3 1960_
Steers 10011 up ......... 394 273 349 3,214 5,314 28,853 33,110
901-1000 ......... 2,093 1,339 1,554 7,641 9,430 94,793 96,510
801-900 .......... 3,966 *3,211 3,101 11,252 15,016 179,423 183,480
701-800 .......... 4,789 3,022 3,601 12,694 17,349 250,603 269,350
501-700 ......... 8,569 7,467 9,992 25,152 34,853 543_,62 612 224
Total steers 10 markets.... 19,811 15,312 18,597 59,953 81,962 1,097,034 1,194,674
Av. wt. "* .... 729# 714# 700# 747# 746# 715# 712#
Av. cost* .... $23.61 $23.61 $24.77 $23.33 $23.81 $23.28 $23.02
U" Chicago ...... 23.11 22.27 23.37 23.07 23.60 22.88 23.71
0 Kansas City... 22.22 22.99 24.60 23.06 23.61 23.20 22.93
a Omaha ........ 23.64 23.21 24.62 23.57 23.81 23.93 23.80
a a S.o St. Paul... 21.09 22.09 21.06 21.45 21.96 21.22 22.11
a Sioux City.... 25.16 24.99 26.31 24.88 25.15 24.47 24.46
S Denver ....... 24.41 25.65 26.71 23.55 24.39 23.92 23.54
w a a Ft. Worth .... 22.99 23.38 23.96 22.75 22.42 22.17 21.16
a" Oklahoma City. 23.07 22.90 23.27 23.42 23.11 22.44 21.43
W a a S. St. Joseph. 22.20 22.62 23.59 22.84 22.66 23.05 22.47
w w a St. Louis NST. 22.68 22.96 -23.57 22.15 22.48 22.20 22.09
Total calves 10 markets.. 21,738 11,741 13,358 55,547 75,401 716,538 781,671
S heifers .... 2,934 2,672 2,535 8,522 12,096 180,262 197,768
cows 0 .... 443 524 1,093 6,554 6,151 54,221 48,320
i Not adjusted for differences in grade of castle sold at each -arket.

----- E IATED PERCENT OF FEEDER CATTLE AND SLAU COWS IN SALL RECEIPTS
Chid--an.s 2. S t. $ Sioux'S.St'Indian-'Den- Ft, Okla.dich- San
Whlendld Icagos wahJosei City 3Paul apolis ver iorth 'City its 'Antonio


Jan. 26, 1962 2 24 6 7 6 25 10 8 6 65 68 45 45
Jan. 19, 1962 2 50 8 7 6 50 8 7 60 70 68 58 60
Jan. 27, 1961 2 55 10 8 7 55 5 10 10 55 65 44 60
Slaughter cow
Jan. 26, 1962 5 11 9 5 8 6 20 12 20 15 9 9 15
Jan. 19, 1962 5 12 10 6 9 6 18 10 10 10 9 15 15
Jan. 27, 1961 4 8 8 7 11 4 15 12 22 15 15 14 10
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STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER 1/
I S Percent of total : Average weight : Average price in
Number of head by grades (pounds) :dollars per 100 lb.
Grade ---- ----- ------ ---- ------------
G Week ended
: 7~J.-29 -"Jan7 '6i J an- 's-:-r=n 6--j'JinT fan7 6;-:-Ja~m 15s-:Jani -6-
: 1962 : 1961 : 1962 : 1961 : 1962 : 1961 : 1962 : 1961
CHICAGO


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

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

Prime..........
Choice.........
Good...........
Standard.......
tility.........
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...*


2,846 4,198 11.1 14.6 1,247 1,256
14,311 17,388 55.7 60.7 1,172 1,187
6,939 6,284 27.0 21.9 1,113 1,176
1,231 505 4.8 1.8 1,040 1,053
-- 124 .4 -- 1,484
346 161 1.4 .6 1,069 1,069
25,673 28,660 1,157 1,193
OMAHA
-_------------- UNa --^---- --- --
293 202 1.4 1.0 1,164 1,233
8,902 9,628 41.9 48.1 1,144 1,190
10,703 9,296 50.4 46.5 1,116 1,164
991 748 4.7 3.7 1,125 1,139
344 139 1.6 .7 1,062 995
21,233 20,013 1,128 1,175
-- ------ -- -----------

230 267 1.4 2.0 1,207 1, ,j9, 9
10,658 8,463 63.8 64.0 1,161 1,169
5,296 4,051 31.7 30.6 1,112 1,140
464 447 2.8 3.4 1,066 1,110
61 -- .3 -- 1,012 -
16,709 13,228 1,143 1,158
Tf -1


--- .3


- 1,062


1,056 1,152 13.7 14.6
5,031 5,934 65.3 75.1
1,436 778 18.6 9.9

159 33 2.1 .4
7,707 7,897
s9 Co- 1sY? -


21
1,263
3,249
899

73
5,505


2,822
5,781
505

9,108


20.4
60.4
14.5

4.7


.6
37.0
55.6
6.5
.3


.4
23.0
59.0
16.3

1.3


31.0
63.5
5.5


1,079
1,079
1,089

1,046
1,080


1,1
1,)
1,0

1,0
1,1


27.85 28.78
26.52 27.41
24.74 25.64
22.42 22.89
-- 23.34
20.20 19.93
25.96 27.11

26.78 27.66
25.35 26.04
23.76 24.53
20.18 21.34
19.19 19.78
24.24 25.16

26.75
25.50 26.43
23.94 24.87
20.54 21.56
19.11 --
24.89 25.83


-- 26.41
123 25.70
124 24.05
)67 21.60

008 18.92
118 23.72


26.40
24.62
21.36

19.17
24.56


-- 1,066 -- 28.00
1,091 1,100 25.54 26.40
1,031 1,083 23.83 24.93
989 1,003 21.90 22.10

968 932 19.53 18.62
1,034 1,072 23.75 24.78


1,180 27.42 --
1,135 1,127 25.10 25.92
1,095 1,133 23.65 24.44
1,077 1,093 20.40 20.77
885 -- 18.00 --
1,108 1,129 24.01 24.70


-Pri-------e.......... -

Choice......... 1,503 1,126 59.5 75.1 1,214 1,181 26.06 25.74
Good........... 929 306 36.8 20.4 1,125 1,083 24.88 23.81
Standard....... 93 51 3.7 3.4 1,107 1,006 21.55 20.25
Utility........ 17 -- 1.1 -- 872 18.33
All grades..... 2,525 1,500 1,177 1,151 25.49 25.14
Data olleted by Statistical eotg Servi, Livtock Di, A. .------------------------------------------------
D/ata collected by Statistical Reporting Service, and Livestock Division, A. M4. 3


25


1,371
4,053
969

312
6,705


55
3,138
4,713
549
24
8,479


--------------------


- -- -- -- -- -- S.~ST.~JUSMP








STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER V1

S Number of head Percent of total Average weight : Average price in
by grades : (pounds) !dollars per 100 lb.
Grade -- -------- ---- -
Calendar year
1961 1960 : 1961 : 1960 : 1961 1960 1961 1960
CHICAGO


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

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

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

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


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


179,474 147,339 12.5 9.8 1,248 1,244 26.08 27.82
881,107 935,354 61.6 62.2 1,188 1,183 24.65 26.24
308,945 365,128 21.6 24.3 1,113 1,087 23.46 24.80
46,845 42,430 3.3 2.8 1,037 1,013 21.30 22.07
676 742 .0 .1 1,527 1,508 22.25 21.79
14,264 11,507 1.0 .8 1,032 1,014 19.68 19.82
1,431,311 1,502,500 1,173 1,160 24.46 25.93
OMAHA
10,315 8,426 1.1 .9 1,185 1,186 25.23 26.59
468,213 411,840 50.8 45.1 1,165 1,166 23.79 25.18
382,950 455,520 41.6 47.7 1,105 1,099 22.81 23.86
52,073 47,964 5.7 5.2 1,094 1,065 20.08 20.21
7,617 9,993 .8 1.1 1,008 1,001 18.98 18.69
921,168 913,543 1,135 1,127 23.17 24.27
SIOUX CITY
14,720 7,161 2.2 1,214 1,215 25.18 27.14
381,899 326,553 57.3 52.4 1,172 1,163 24.00 25.33
224,832 254,564 33.7 40.9 1,119 1,097 22.92 24.17
42,441 30,265 6.4 4.9 1,085 1,062 20.12 20.38
3,111 4,368 .4 .7 1,030 1,008 20.07 18.52
667,005 622,911 1,149 1,131 23.42 24.63

2,491 503 .7 .1 1,186 1,148 24.50 26.65
122,729 134,860 35.9 41.1 1,137 1,135 23.81 25.56
177,851 150,688 52.1 46.0 1,080 1,089 235.22 23.83
33,980 57,607 10.0 11.5 1,057 1,047 20.78 21.24

4,419 4,399 1.3 1.3 1,033 1,014 19.51 18.50
341,470 528,057 1,099 1,102 23.17 24.13

-------- -- -- -- -- ------------- -- -----t-.- -- ----
260 166 .1 .1 1,126 1,220 26.03 27.47
65,134 44,081 21.0 15.1 1,081 1,079 24.28 25.58
189,165 185,698 60.9 63.6 1,055 1,041 25.21 24.58
47,610 49,397 15.3 16.9 980 983 21.30 21.84

8,401 12,790 2.7 4.3 931 922 18.89 19.20
510,570 292,152 1,034 1,032 23.06 23.96


------------------------------mmmm-------
Prime. ...... 872 301 .2 .1 1,160 1,152 25.77 27.47
Choice......... 165,906 154,247 41.7 40.0 1,138 1,155 23.92 25.41
Good........... 204,517 204,474 52.1 55.0 1,102 1,088 22.92 23.78
Standard....... 23,348 25,569 5.9 6.6 1,087 1,065 20.16 20.46
Commercial...,. 57 -- .0 -- 1,518 -- 20.50 --
Utility........ 237 1,280 .1 .5 1,021 965 18.41 18.02
All grades..... 392,917 385,871 1,116 1,105 25.19 24.22
_--- -- ---------^^ ---H ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^
Prime.......... 577 33 .2 -- 1,182 1,478 24.87 24.25
Choice........... 124,190 100,003 76.4 66.3 1,167 1,175 25.70 25.67
Good........... 54,165 46,286 21.0 30.7 1,113 1,111 22.74 24.50
Standard....... 3,617 3,783 2.2 2.5 1,065 1,070 19.15 19.48
Utility........ 315 680 .2 .5 949 975 18.51 17.42
All grades..... 162,664 150,785 1,153 1,152 23.40 25.09
Data collected by Statistical Reporting Service, and livestock Division, A. M. S.










STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER AT SEVEN MARKETS COMBINED 1/
---------- T ----------- ------------/
Number of head Percent of total Average weight Average price in
by grades (pounds) dollars per 100 lb.
Grade _------------ _-- Calgndagr Jear_ ..

1961 1960 1961 1960 1961 : 1960 1961 1960


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


208,509
2,207,178
1,522,425
249,914
713
38,364
4,227,103


163,929
2,106,938
1,642,158
237,015
742
45,017
4,195,799


5.0
52.2
36.0
5.9


3.9
50.2
39.1
5.7


.9 1.1


1,241
1,170
1,097
1,054
1,526
1,004
1,139


1,240
1,167
1,088
1,035
1,508
984
1.,130


25.95
24.19
23.07
20.62
22.16
19.35
23.66


27.72
25.74
24.17
21.06
21.79
19.03
24.93


HEIFERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER AT SEVEN MARKETS COMBINED 1/

: Number of head : Percent of total Average weight Average price in
: : by grades : (pounds) dollars per 100 lb,
Grade -- -------- -
Calendar Year

1961 : 1960 1961 1960 1961 1960 1961 1960

Prime ......... 28,018 27,186 1.8 1.8 1,002 1,012 24.78 26.06
Choice ........ 793,580 715,264 52.1 46.8 952 946 23.66 24.77
Good .......... 598,364 673,003 39.2 44.1 902 890 22.47 25.34
Standard ...... 90,735 95,486 6.0 6.2 879 849 20.50 20.45
Utility ....... 14,269 16,627 .9 1.1 923 886 18.10 17.74
All11 Ad .. 1.524.966 1.527.611 929 916 22.99 23.86


SOLD OUT OF


Market


Cincinnati ........... 41,313
Indianapolis ......... 175,237
Fort Worth ........... 28,464
Oklahoma City ........ 29,364
Sioux Falls .......... 157,247


FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER AT FIVE SPECIFIED MARKETS 1/
STEERS

Number of head Average weight : Average price
(pounds) : in dollars per 100 lb.
- --- -- ---- -- --- ---- -- -- --- ----- -
Calendar Year

961 1960 1961 1960 1961 1960
- -


46,159
153,088
43,451
30,054
127,864


1,056
1,059
987
1,092
1,150


1,035
1,049
997
1,071
1,125


23.10
23.30
22.75
23.17
22.74


24.10
24.59
22.64
23.52
24.12


Cincinnati ...........
Indianapolis .........
Fort Worth ...........
Oklahoma City ........
Sioux Falls ..........


29,308
45,300
17,232
22,576
100,172


HEIFERS

34,465 749 747
42,327 858 848
17,681 660 664
22,150 854 821
83,447 960 942


1/ Data collected by Statistical Reporting Service, and Livestock Division, A. M. S.


22.00
22.56
22.33
22.86
22.35


25.06
23.57
22.28
23.33
23.09


gLa es ....


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WEEKLY SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION AT MAJOR CENTERS
S Cattle Calves 2 H-s Sheep and lambs
City or Area **Jan.27-Jan.28 Jan. 27Jan .28 Jan. 27 Jan.28 Jan.27 Jan.28
1962 1961 1962 t 1961 1962 1961 1962 s 1961
Boston, New Tork City Area .... 12,776 15,144 7,812 8,327 48,001 42,424 55,250 41,550
Baltimore, Philadelphia ....... 9,357 8,726 1,469 1,865 35,522 52,507 4,227 5,901
Cia., Cleve., Detroit, Indpla 19,487 18,059 5,212 2,685 115,200 126,921 12,154 14,080
Chicago Area .................. 14,486 16,528 7,802 5,694 41,579 58,096 6,758 6,514
St. Paul- Wise. Areas ......... 51,650 25,455 22,010 18,011 112,579 108,565 20,858 21,594
St. Louis Area .............. 11,774 10,755 1,924 1,273 72,255 67,065 5,578 5,267
Sioux City-So. Dakota Area .... 35,455 22,579 -- 115,546 90,371 13,550 15,940
Omaha Area .................... 45,561 40,247 164 144 91,516 70,915 19,451 20,656
Kansas City ................... 15,508 16,694 55,751 55,546 --
Iowa So. Minnesota ......... 57,552 31,588 10,314 7,277 308,796 290,826 42,045 41,792
Lo*tl, Evantl.Nashtl. Mph's ... 6,194 5,679 2,160 1,932 55,994 58,417 -
Georgia, Florida, Ala. Area ... 10,170 7,770 5,015 4,600 28,074 28,809 -- -
St. Jotph. Wichita, Okla. City. 20,686 20,667 608 765 47,155 44,602 11,609 15,182
Ft. Worth, Dallas, San Antonio. 9,551 10,197 2,598 2,896 18,855 14,548 19,612 15,840
Denver, Ogden, Salt Lake City 25,781 20,268 87 214 15,770 14,557 45,681 26,855
Los Angeles, San Fran. Areas .. 26,075 27,655 1,565 1,162 54,451 27,522 50,542 29,655
Portland, Seattle, Spokane .... 8,185 7,775 277 290 17,229 14,145 4,580 5,236
Total ................... 33... 5,564 65,017 1,187,789 269,65
505,566 57,129 1,105,216 261,620
Accumulation to date ..... 1,284,492 270,691 4,590,868 1,107,775
1,210,255 265,537 4,529,768 1,056,075



ESTIMATED FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND MEAT PRODUCTION
: FoFk I T :
Beef Veal I dc:l.c ddtn Total Total
Week ended-- -------------L escl.lart and mutton T "tal al
Neekm- : Num- o Num- Num- : : meat lard
b" aer : 0 0er :il ; ber .: ti. ber t0 l prod. prod.
1,000 ail.lb. 1,000 nil.Jb. 1,000 mil.lb. 1,000 MiI.Lb.inil.lb. mil.lb.


27, 1962 ........
20, 1962 ........
6, 1962 I/ .....
28, 1961 1/ .....


244.4
244.8

224.8


11.5
12.6

9.7


1,570
1,575
1,147
1,288


191.5
195.0

177.2


14.5
15.2

14.7


461.9
465.6

426.4


i--
w--
56.8
40.3


Percentage change front
Jan. 20, 1962 ........ -1 0 -9 -9 0 -1 -5 -5 -1 -
Jan. 28, 1961 ........ 11 9 19 19 6 8 -1 -1 8 --

-. . Avrg ht b..) -- --- Lard
Week-ended Cattle Calves Hog andShebep yield
---- per
Live Dressed, Live Dressed. Live Dressed. Live Dressed.. 100 lb


Jan. 27, 1962 ........ 1045
Jan. 20. 1962 ........ 1055
Jan. 6, 1962 ........ 1045
Jan. 28, 1961 ........ 1066


I/ Actual slaughter. 2/ Excludes lard.


15.5








CATTLE: WEEKLY AVERAGE OF DAILY QUOTATIONS
In dollars per 100 pounds
- ------------------- -------_-_---_------__ __ ^- --
S: : : North
SChicago : Kansas City Omaha Denver Portland
Classification Jan. : Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. : Jan.
:27 : 28 27 28 27 : 28 : 27 28 27 28
2 1962 1961 : 1962: 1961: 1962 1961 :1962 1961 1962: 1961
: : a : : :


Steers -


Slaughter cattle, calves and vealers


Prime 900-1100#
1100-1500
Choice 900-1100
1100-1500
Good 900-1100


Standard

Heifers -
Choice
Good
Standard

Cows -
Commercial
Utility
Cutter
Canner


700-900#
600-800


27.52
27.82
26.55
26.62
24.55
22.12


26.15

21.00


15.00
14.65
14.25
12.62


29.12
29.00
27.98
27.10
25.50
22.58


26.88
m--
21.62


15.95
15.68
14.98
15.50


--

25.98
25.72
25.88
21.12


25.25
25.58
20.62


16.55
15.50
14.25
12.38


26.58
26.25
24.25
21.00


25.25
25.20
19.98


15.65
14.75
14.00
15.20


26.95
27.08
25.75
25.78
25.55
20.88


25.75
25.25
20.50


15.55
14.68
15.25
12.25


28.02
27.78
26.78
26.42
24.28
21.58


26.55
24.05
21.25


15.58
14.62
15.75
12.75


26.55
26.55
25.75



25.95





15.62
14.62
15.25


26.00
25.88
25.00
20.00


25.58
22.75
19.50


--
15.50
15.50
12.62


26.00
25.88
24.50
21.75


25.88
22.50
19.75



15.25
15.88
12.25


25.62

25.75
20.75


25.62
21.88
19.50


16.50
15.25
15.25
11.75


Bulls TrIgs. excl.
Commercial
Utility

Calves 250-500#
Choice
Good
Standard

Vealers 150-250#
Choice
Good
Standard


Steers 500-800#
Fancy
Choice
Good
Heifers 500-750#
Choice
Good
Calves -
Steer -
Fancy 500-5501#
Choice "
Good 500-500d
Heifer y30-5005
Fancy
Choice
Good


19.45 19.75
19.45 19.75


26.80
25.80
19.40


18.75 17.75 18.18 18.05
19.25 17.88 18.10 18.10


25.00
21.50
19.50


26.00
25.50
21.00


22.65
20.55
18.50


25.50
22.50
19.00


25.50
25.00
20.25


18.75 19.00 20.75 19.62


50.00
28.00
22.50


51.00
50.00
25.00


24.50
21.75
18.75


25.00
20.00


29.50
27.00
22.50


Feeder cattle and calves


25.98 27.12
25.92 24.75


26.75
25.50
25.75


25.75
24.00


26.00
24.12


27.00
24.62


27.75
26.25
25.00


-- 25.62 23.50 24.50 24.25 24.75
-- 21.50 20.00* 22.75 20.75* 21.75


- 29.75 --
27.50)
"- 24.75) 27.70

- 26.50 --
24.50)
-" 22.75) 24.20


50.50 -
28.25)
24.75) 29.00

28.25 --
26.00)
25.25) 25.25


25.88
24.00

24.25
21.50*


52.75 -
29.50)
27.00) 29.0

31.50 -
25.75)
26.00) 27.00


24.00
22.50


-
24.50
22.50


19.00-



25.50) 2
24.00) 25.25


25.50)
21.50) 22.50


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HOGS: AVERAGE COST, WEIGHT, AND NUMBER OF PACKER AND SHIPPER PURCHASES 1/
I : .s : : a : a Eight
S at Louis a Kansas t t Sioux IS. St. I S. St.tIndian-' xkts.
Week ended sChicago Nat'l. City Oha City tJoseph Paul alis com-
t : Stock C : t o a o bined
I : Yards a 1 1 1
AVERAGE COST Dollars per 100 pounds
Barrows Jan. 27, 1962 17.19 17.28 17.01 16.91 16.83 17.20 16.52 17.40 17.00
and Jan. 20, 1962 17.30 17.32 17.12 16.91 16.89 17.14 16.67 17.55 17.06
gilts Jan. 28, 1961 17.85 17.80 18.01 17.90 17.80 17.93 17.79 17.96 17.86
Jan. 27, 1962 13.96 14.45 14.53 14.53 14.33 14.59 14.22 14.66 14.40
Sows Jan. 20, 1962 14.13 14.33 14.60 14.26 14.22 14.35 14.05 14.48 14.27
Jan. 28, 1961 14.74 14.58 14.80 15.24 15.10 15.08 14.84 14.82 14.92
AVERAGE WEIGHT Pounds
Barrows Jan. 27, 1962 231 224 229 238 244 226 232 229 233
and Jan. 20, 1962 233 223 230 239 244 228 232 229 233
gilts Jan. 28, 1961 234 220 231 241 244 232 231 226 232
Jan. 27, 1962 453 431 429 440 452 406 428 438 437
Sows Jan. 20, 1962 451 432 430 447 450 415 433 453 442
Jan. 28, 1961 445 424 446 450 444 416 423 461 439
NUMBER OF HEAD -
Barrows Jan. 27, 1962 29017 44829 16437 46341 40731 21614 43990 25976 268935
and Jan. 20, 1962 29283 40254 12852 50633 44542 23037 42931 28744 272276
gilts Jan. 28, 1961 22582 44883 12518 30868 28699 18259 36505 27008 221322
Jan. 27, 1962 2722 3349 1126 4469 3104 1837 3477 2964 23048
Sows Jan. 20, 1962 3258 3037 1259 5512 3446 1999 3336 2960 24807
Jan. 28, 1961 2332 2629 719 3261 2211 1239 2158 1760 16309
SOWS Percentage of total
Jan. 27, 1962 9 7 6 9 71 8 7 10 8
Jan. 20, 1962 10 7 9 10 7 8 7 9 8
Jan. 28, 1961 9 6 5 10 7 6 6 6 7
1/ Weighted average.

AVERAGE WHOIESALE VAIUE OF HOG PRODUCTS DERIVED FROM 100 LB. LIVE HO0,
COMPARED WITH PRICES OF LIVE HOGS, CHICAGO
Week ended Hog products V Hog prices

Jan. 27, 1962 $18.60 $17.56 $1.04
Jan. 20, 1962 18.91 17.64 1.27
Jan. 28, 1961 20.25 18.37 1.88
1/ Value of all edible products, fresh basis (lard rendered) in 100 lb. of live
hol computed 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, 200-220# wt. Chicago.
-/ Difference between wholesale product value and hog prices.

HOG AND CORN PRICES AT CHICAGO AND HOG-CORN PRICE RATIO
: Barrows and t Corn 2/ a Hog-corn
Week ended gilts 1/ a No.3 yellow t price ratio
SDollars per : Gents per a based on
: 100 pounds a bushel : barrows and gilts
Jan. 27, 1962 17.19 107.8 15.9
Jan. 20, 1962 .. 17.30 107.0 16.2
Jan. 28, 1961 .. 17.85 110.4 16.2
I/ Weighted average. 2/ Simple average.






BOSTON WOOL MARKET REVIEW 89


Supplies of greasy domestic worsted wools New Zealand
in the Boston market were limited. Demand Oil-combed
continued good for medium grade combing length 93 $.85 107 $.77
wools. About three cars of wool sold at firm 854 .82 114 .75
prices. 100 .78 128 .74
Activity in the domestic primary markets .
was slow. Only small lots of Texas wools sold Montevideo Super Skirted Wools: 60/64s -
for scouring purposes. 990, 60s 95#, 60/58s 950,58/56s 910,
Midweek cables from Australia showed quo- 56/50s 89#.
stations on fine wools one to two pence higher Carpet Wools A little more interest was
while prices on comeback wools were weak. shown this week in carpet wools as some small
Japan, the Continent and Bradford were the mills were in the market to meet immediate re-
principal operators. Competition in South quirements. Greasy Buenos Aires carpet fleece
Africa was animated with the United States and wools sold for shipment at 75E while New Zealand
the Continent active. Prices were fully steady.fleeces brought around 70-710 and spot yellow
At Napier, New Zealand, Eastern Europe and the near Eastern carpet pieces moved at 60# clean
United States were the principal operators, wool fibers present. Cabled offerings for
with Bradford abstaining. Prices were about shipment follow: B. A. November 2nd clips 71-
one penny stronger. There was limited trading 724, New Zealand carpet fleeces 74-75f, white
in Montevideo with prices one cent higher in Spanish fleeces 70# and dark colored pulled
some instances while a little Buenos Aires Aleppo carpet wool at 450 clean wool fibers
carpet type wools sold for shipment to the present.
United States at firm prices. Woolen Wools Sales follow:
Fleece Wools Graded 56/58s baby combing Scoured Pulled Domestic Greasy Pulled Foreign
fleece wools sold at $1.00 clean basis. Greasy 58/56s 2-2zK" wh. $1.05 (Clean basis-duty paid)
medium grade fleece lambs brought 80# while a Scoured Shorn Domestic N.Z.56/58s 2-5" choice
small quantity of graded low quarter-blood Wh. 12 mos. Texas 31.25 $1.08-1.10
staple fleece wool moved at $1.00 clean basis. Ave. style fall .95 N.Z.56/58s 2t-5A"
Territory Wools Activity in the terri- Terr. 56s lambs fair to choice $1.10
tory States was very slow. It is expected Gd. color & length .90 N.Z. 50/56s 24-4"
shearing will commence in Arizona in approxi- choice $1.08-1.10
mately one week to ten days. Scoured Shorn Foreign
Texas Wools Trading was rather slow. (Duty paid for shipment)
Mohair Sales of mohair were limited. Monte. 56/60s super lambs $.95
Foreign Wools Greasy 12 months South Aust. 64s wh. fleeces 1.20
African 64/70s good topmaking fleeces sold for Noils
shipment around $1.31 and 64s at about $1.50 Super Aust. 70s nobles $.92 Clear dom. & Aust.
clean basis, duty paid, while Buenos Aires Super Aust. 64/70s .91 70s French $.55
November 2nd clips for combing use sold for Clear Aust. 64s .88 Clear Aust. 64/70s
shipment around 70-71# clean fibers present. Clear Bom. combed Aust. French .58
Cabled reports at week's end follow with comb- 70s French .59 Clear B. A. 64s
ing wools converted to clean U. S. oil-combed schlumbs. .58
yields and short wools to scouring yields, in Wool Tops Trade in wool tops was rather
bond. slow but with interest in 58s to 64s and numerous


South Africa
Oil-combed Scoured Yields
7 $1.09 17 $1.04
8 1.07 22 1.05
12 1.06 27 1.01
47 1.06 28 .99
48 1.05 52 .97
52 1.05 55 .94
55 1.04
Australia
Oil-ecmbed
77 $1 42- $1.00
78 4-7-42S- .95
78& 1.05 424 .91
79 1.00 425 .86
80 .98


inquiries for fleece 54s for later delivery.
Quotes follow:
arp Aust. D/C Warp Dom. D/C
70s 41.92 a$1.82
64s 1.82 1.76
62s 1.72 1.69
60s 1.65 Nominal 1.62
58/60s 1.57 1.56

CLOSING FUTURES QUOTATIONS Jan. 25, 1962
(Furnished by the Wool Associates of the New
York Cotton Exchange)
March wool tops $1.625 (Bid)
May wool tops 1.605 (Bid)
64s grade 2.55" minimum length
March wool $1.256 (Traded)
May wool 1.220 (Bid)
64s grade 21" ave. stretched length









WHOLESALE MEAT TRADE REVIEWS


LESS THAN CARLOT MEAT TRADM ETVIEW

EASTERN SEABOARD Steer beef sold 50e
lower at Washington and mostly steady at other
markets. Cow beef was steady to 50e lower, veal
and calf steady to weak. Lamb prices were steady
to $1.00 lower, the decline mainly on carcasses
weighing above 50#. Pork loins sold steady to
$3.00 lower. Fresh skinned hams and spareribs
were steady to $1.00 higher, with Boston butts
steady to $2.00 lower.
Prices were steady for Choice and Prime
kosher dressed steer forequarters, while lamb
sold fully $1.00 lower. The trend was steady to
strong for kosher veal and calf foresaddles.
Receipts of all classes were normal at the
several markets and ample to slightly excessive
with some carry-over in most areas for the first
time in several weeks. Trading was moderately
active through midweek under a fair demand.
However, slowness developed thereafter, with
outlet generally poor on closing sessions.
Demand for veal, calf and lamb was only fair.
Pork met good demand at Baltimore, but at other
points, outlet was only fair.

CHICAGO Steer and heifer beef sold steady
to 50# higher, instances $1.00 up; veal steady;
lamb steady to $1.00 lower; pork loins 8-16#
50-$1.00 lower; Boston butts 4-8# steady to 50
higher; spareribs 3# down 500 lower.
Only a small volume of veal was on the
market but beef, lamb and fresh pork was in
normal supply. Lamb supplies consisted of mostly
50-65# carcasses.
Carcass beef trade improved over the pre-
vious week and ruled moderately active. Rounds
moved at a brisk pace at higher rates, however
movement on arm and squarecut chucks was slow
and prices declined fully $2.00. Demand was
moderate for ribs and loins. Veal went unchanged
despite a slow trade and clearance of limited
numbers was accomplished. Lamb trade generally
ruled moderately active. Outlets were adequate
for lamb legs, stews and shoulders but dealers
had trouble clearing center cuts particularly
ribs. Pork loins and Boston butts were in fair
demand on early sessions but narrowed by midweek.
Spareribs sold in a slow trade.

PACIFIC COAST Carcass Steer and heifer
beef sold steady to 500 higher in Southern Cali-
fornia, steady to 500 lower at San Francisco


and mostly steady in the Pacific Northwest.
Cow beef was steady to strong in the Portland-
Seattle area and unevenly steady in Cali-
fornia. Bull beef held mostly steady in all
areas. Calf prices were steady. Veal was
strong to $2.00 higher in Northern Cali-
fornia, steady in the Pacific Northwest
but untested in Los Angeles. Lamb was steady
to t2.00 higher, most advance in Portland and
Seattle. Fresh pork sold steady to $3.00
lower except spareribs were steady to $2.00
higher in Portland. Smoked picnics and
sliced bacon were steady to $2.00 higher;
smoked hams weak to $1.00 lower, other cured
items were steady.
Carcass steer and heifer trade was moder-
ately active early but closed slow. Supplies
were near normal. Cow beef was generally
slow and supplies above normal. Demand for
lamb was good. Fresh and cured pork trading
was slow and offerings moderate.

CARLOT MEAT TRADE VIEW

CHICAGO, DENVER, OMAHA, NEW YORK AND
PHILADELPHIA Demand was good and trading
moderately active on normal supplies of beef
as Choice steer beef prices showed the sharp-
est advance in six weeks. Heifer beef con-
tinued to sell in a moderately active trade
with a limited price advance. Demand was
moderate to poor for normal supplies of cow
beef and prices declined.
The trend on steer beef was strong to
$1.00 higher, mostly 501-$1.00 higher except
Good grade, steady to 50 lower at New York
and Omaha. Heifer beef was 25-50# higher.
Cow beef sold weak to $1.00 lower. Clearance
was complete on beef offerings at most ship-
ping points.
Demand was rather poor for normal supplies
.of carcass lamb, however, prices were unevenly
steady to $1.00 higher except weights 35-55#
which were steady to 250 lower at Denver.
Clearance was generally complete.
Pork supplies were normal but slightly
less than the previous week and trading only
moderately active. Pork loins sold steady to
$1.00 lower, pork butts and fresh hams steady
to 50# lower. Pork carcasses were steady to
weak at New York and Philadelphia. Clearance
was largely complete on pork products.






EWOLESALE DRESSED MEAT PRICES LESS THAN CARLOT BASIS
Weekly average of daily quotations in dollars per 100 pounds
New York Chicago San Francisco 1 Los Angeles
Classification : -- -
t Jan. 27: Jan. 281 Jan. 27: Jan. 28t Jan. 27: Jan. 28: Jan. 27: Jan. 28
1962 1961 : 1962 : 1961 629,_ : _61 19L2_ 61 _
Steer beef -
Prime 700-800# 45.50 46.72 -- -- -
Choice 600-700 45.12 47.48 44.00 45.00 43.19 42.75 42.78 41.50


Good

Heifer beef -
Choice


700-800
500-600
600-700

500-600#
600-700
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
Hams, sink. skd. -
Cook before eating 12-16#
Fully cooked 10-14#
Bacon, smoked, sliced -
1# package (box lots)
Picnics, smoked (Cook
before eating) 4-8#
Lard, 1# carton


44.25
43.00
43.50


64.00
56.50
50.00


46.42
44.22
44.98


62.00
55.50
49.00


43.12
41.75
41.25

43.12
43.00
40.75

60.00
57.50
52.00


44.50
44.00
44.00

44.25
44.25
42.75

58.60
55.60
50.55


42.50
42.00
40.75

42.50
42.50
41.00



56.00


40.88
42.00
40.38

40.50
39.50




52.00
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52.00


41.62
42.25
40.75

42.50
41.50


40.00
40.50
39.25

41.00
40.19
39.50


40.75 39.50 37.50 37.56 39.25 40.25 40.00 41.00
40.75 39.00 37.50 37.56 39.25 40.25 40.00 41.00


47.80
37.30
41.00

47.00
48.50


49.40
37.90
43.50

47.00
49.50


44.55
34.38
37.88


46.15
34.69
39.25


50.75
51.25 53.75


51.50
42.50
44.00

51.50


50.00
40.50
44.50


47.50
40.00
39.00


51.00 53.88


46.12
39.62
41.12

47.38


52.50 49.00 49.50 56.00 52.50 57.50 52.00 54.00

35.00 33.25 37.50 34.00 33.75 31.50 34.50 33.00
13.00 16.25 13.88 14.75 17.50 17.50 16.25 16.50


BULK PRICES GCALOT BASIS MEEK ENDED JAN. 26, 1962
Classification : ""ca ries pEaIdeFT7B7 ,- ." d ~~a
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Good


Heifer beef -
Choice

Good


Cow beef All weig
Utility
Canner and Cutter
Lamb -
Prime 55-4


Choice


Fresh pork -
Loins


42.00-42.50
41.50-42.00
41.00-41.50
59.50-40.50
59.00-40.00
59.00-40.00

42.00
42.00
59.00-59.50
59.00-59.50

28.00-29.00
29.50-29.75

56.00-57.00
55.00-55.50
55.00-54.00
56.00-57.00
55.00-55.50
55.00-54.00


41.00-41.50
41.00
40.00-40.25

57.00-59.50
56.50-39.50

40.50-42.00
40.50



29.00





54.50-35.00
55.25-55.00
50.00-35.00


41.25-41.75
40.75-41.25
40.25-40.75

58.75-59.75
37.75-58.75

41.00-41.25
41.00-41.25
58.25-58.75
58.00-58.75

28.25-28.75
28.25-28.75


44.00-44.50
45.50-44.00
42.50-45.00
40.50-42.00
59.00-42.00
59.00-42.00


45.50-44.00
435.00-44.00
42.50-45.00

40.00-42.00
39.50-41.50


-- 45.50-44.00
-- 43.00-44.00



-- 29.50-50.50
-- 29.50-50.00


-- 57.00-40.00
-- 36.00-58.00
-- 54.00-56.00
55.25-55.75 37.00-40.00
55.75 56.00-58.00
52.75-55.25 54.00-56.00


37.00-58.00
36.00-57.00
55.00-35.50
57.00-58.00
56.00-57.00
35.00-35.50


8-1Z# 42.50-45.50


Good


Choice


600-70o#
700-800
800-900
500-600
600-700
700-800

500-60Q#
600-700
500-600
600-700


its -


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


42.50-45.00


-- 44.00-44.50






THE LIVESTOCK AND MEAT SITUATION
Approved by the Outlook and Situation Board, January 8, 1962
Summary

Red meat production is declining seasonally but will continue above year-earlier
levels in the first quarter of 1962. Fed cattle and hog prices will probably continue
close to or a little below a year earlier; lambs will probably average above early
1961 prices.
Meat animal prices held up well during the fall season of heavy marketing, in-
dicating a strong demand for meat. Mid-December 1961 prices to farmers for cattle and
calves were above December 1960, but hogs, sheep, and lambs were down from a year
earlier.
Last fall's pig crop was 42.7 million head, 4 percent more than the 1960 fall
crop. The spring crop was up 7 percent, resulting in a total pig crop last year of
93.2 million head, 5 percent more than in 1960. More sows farrowed pigs in each crop
and more pigs were saved per litter to account for the gain.
Farmers reported intentions as of December 1 to have 3 percent more sows farrow
spring pigs this year than last. A relatively greater increase was planned for early
farrowings--December-February. Most of the gain will occur in the Corn Belt and the
South Atlantic States. This small increase in the 1962 spring pig crop likely will
result in prices in the last half of 1962 only a little below 1961 prices.
Hog slaughter will continue to decline seasonally in early winter. Prices will
probably strengthen although they will likely continue below a year earlier throughout
the first quarter of 1962.
Cattle slaughter held above year-earlier levels during the fall, boosting com-
mercial slaughter for 1961 about 2 percent above 1960. This gain was less than in-
creases in the calf crop and imports, and as a result, cattle numbers on farms rose.
The January 1 count is expected to show 98.5-99 million head--1.5-2.0 percent above
the January 1, 1961, inventory.
Fed cattle prices rose slowly but rather steadily during the last half of 1961
about offsetting declines in some other classes, notably lower grade cows. The aver-
age price to farmers for beef cattle in December was $20.50, a little above the level
of the previous 4 months and 30 cents above December 1960.
Prospects are for fed cattle prices to be stable to slightly lower during the ear-
ly months of 1962 with marketing expected to continue above a year earlier. Cow slaugh-
ter will likely continue below a year earlier and prices will probably be relatively
stable this winter.
The number of sheep and lambs on farms and ranches was reduced during 1961 for
the second year in a row. Commercial slaughter last year totaled about 8 percent
above a year earlier. This gain persisted throughout most of the year, indicating
a larger proportion of the 1961 lamb crop was marketed last year than in 1960.
This high rate of lamb slaughter and a likely reduction in sheep and lamb feed-
ing points toward a price rise early in 1962. The number of sheep and lambs on feed
in 7 major feeding States on November 1 was 6 percent less than November 1960.
The average price to farmers for lambs in December was $15.50 per 100 pounds,
down 60 cents from a year earlier but up from the postwar low of $15.10 in November.
Mature sheep sold at an average of $5.37 per 100 pounds, up from the summer low and
18 cents below a year earlier.
An adequate supply of feed will be available to the livestock industry in 1962.
Total feed grain production was down 10 percent but oilseed output was up sharply.
Prospects for winter pastures are generally favorable and roughage supplies are
plentiful except in part of the Northern Plains.
Red meat production in 1961 was large enough, together with imports, to provide
about 161 pounds per consumer. The outlook for 1962 is for supplies per person near
this level. Average retail prices late in 1961 were below those a year earlier for
pork and lamb and close to year-earlier levels for beef. Supplies of beef and pork
at retail will be liberal during the early months this year and prices are expected
to hold close to present levels. Lamb prices are expected to increase this winter
and by spring may be above those of last spring.


Economic Research Service.






CLASSIFICATION OF LIVESTOCK SLAUGHTITED UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION 1/

Number (000 omitted) Percent
-- -
: Dec. : Nov. : Jan.- : Dec. : Dec. : Nov. :Jan.- Dec.
: 11 : 1961 : Dec. : 1960 : 1961 : 1961 :Dec. 1960
: : : .1961 : :1961
Cattle:
Steers .................... 877 862 11,164 786 55.2 51.2 55.9 49.9
Heifers .................. 575 585 4,521 572 25.5 22.9 22.6 25.6
Cows ................... 526 419 4,0553 599 20.5 24.9 20.2 25.5
Bulls and Stags ........... 15 17 250 19 .8 1.0 1.5 1.2
Total 2/ ................. 1,589 1,685 19,968 1,576 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Canners and Cutters 5/ ... 154 205 1,950 227 9.7 12.2 9.8 14.4
Hogs:
Sows ..................... 448 487 5,564 477 7.8 7.7 8.5 8.5
Barrows and Gilts ......... 5,262 5,821 59,740 5,252 91.7 92.0 91.0 91.5
Stags and Boars ........... 29 19 529 25 .5 .5 .5 .4
Total g/ ................. 5,759 6,527 66,655 5,752 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Sheep and Lambs:
Lambs and Yearlings ....... 1,074 1,094 14,169 1,043 95.6 90.2 94.2 93.6
Sheep .................... 49 119 867 71 4.4 9.8 5.8 6.4
Total J2/ ................. 1,125 1,213 15,056 1,114 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
---------------------------------------------------------------
SBased on reports from packers. 2/ Totals based on rounded numbers.
Included in cattle classification.

CLASSIFICATION OF BARROW AND GILT SLAUGHTER
AS REPORTED BY COOPERATING PACKERS
: Hogs : Barrows and Gilts reported separately
Month : slaughtered under r- p7nte 7 7
: Federal igpection :_rpri-g- ead Barrows :- Gt
1961 Number Number Number Percent Percent
Jan. .................... 5,744,000 28 1,234,000 55.20 46.80
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 ................. 4,520,000 26 786,000 49.21 50.79
Aug. .................... 5,114,000 27 1,022,000 51.74 48.26
Sept. ................... 5,240,000 23 894,000 553.11 46.89
Oct. .................... 6,223,000 25 1,130,000 54.99 45.01
Nov. .................... 6,527,000 24 1,559,000 51.74 48.26
Dec. 5,738,000 26 1,091,000 54.14 45.86


PERCENTAGE DISTRIBUTION, BY CLASSES, OF CATTLE SLAUGHTERED UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION
------------------- -- -------^- -- -^-^ ------ -
SSteers : Heifers Cows Bulls and :Can rs and
Region -- ------ --- -- s : -es
S Dec. : Dec. Dec. Dec. : Dec.
1961 : 1960 1961 : 1960 :1961s 1960: 1961 : 1960 1961 : 1960
Pot. Pct. Pct. Pet. Pct. Pct. Pet. Pct. Pct. Pct.
N. Atlantic States .......... 67.5 75.1 1.6 1.5 50.4 25.0 .5 .6 6.4 7.2
S. Atlantic States .......... 56.0 36.5 6.8 9.6 55.5 51.6 1.9 2.3 22.8 24.2
N. C. States-Eastern ........ 50.8 42.0 15.5 16.1 54.5 40.0 1.2 1.9 14.2 16.6
N. C. States-N. Western ..... 55.5 50.1 28.4 28.1 15.6 20.8 .7 1.0 6.9 10.8
N. C. States-S. Western ..... 65.5 60.5 19.7 18.9 14.5 19.8 .5 .8 7.1 15.1
S. Central States ........... 59.9 355.5 16.4 10.6 42.0 54.0 1.7 2.1 27.1 40.4
MIuntain States ............. 54.6 31.8 52.9 48.6 11.9 18.7 .6 .9 4.6 6.2
Pacific States .............. 68.4 65.5 12.8 19.5 17.6 15.8 1.2 1.4 4.6 5.8






UNITED STATES FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND MEAT PRODUCTION
--------------- t--- -- ----~ ^"- T a- -D- ------j ---
SDeceber t Jan. Dec. : Percentage
December 8 : et Dec. 1961 of
----------------------------------------- ----------------------
1961 1960 1961 : 1960 D960 : D a
----------------------------------- -----------------------------------
Number slaughtered under Federal inspection: (thousands of head)
Cattle ..... ......... 1,589 1,576 19,968 19,594 101 105
Calves ................. 416 451 5,005 5,259 92 81
Hogs ................... 5,758 5,755 65,632 66,155 100 96
Sheep & lambs .......... 1,124 1,114 15,056 14,036 101 104
Average live weight: (pounds)
Cattle ................. 1,052.6 1,045.1 1,045.2 1,052.0 101 102
Calves ................. 186.8 191.5 208.8 210.1 98 95
Hogs .................. 242.7 245.4 240.2 258.8 100 101
Sheep & lambs .......... 95.1 100.9 98.0 98.9 94 95
Average cost to packers: (dollars per 100 pounds)
Cattle ................ 22.10 21.75 21.41 21.98 102 108
Calves ***.******. 25.26 21.92 25.12 22.30 106 115
Hogs ................... 16.26 16.89 16.89 15.75 96 102
Sheep & lambs ......... 15.90 16.04 15.86 17.95 99 88
Dressings yields: (per 100 pounds live weight)
Cattle ................. 57.4 56.6 57.9 57.3 -- --
Calves 56.1 56.0 56.5 56.5 -- -
Hogs I/.... 76.8 76.5 76.6 76.5 -- -
Sheep-& lambs .......... 48.7 48.4 48.7 48.5 -- --
Lard per 100# .**...#.. 15.2 15.2 153.5 15.5 -- -
Lard per animal ..... 52.0 32.1 32.5 52.2 --
Average dressed weight: (pounds)
Cattle .. 604.2 591.5 604.2 591.7 -- -
Steers 2/............... 666.4 669.8 -
Heifers-2/.............. 572.3 566.1 -
Cow 2/................. 501.5 495.7 -
Calves ................. 104.8 107.1 117.6 118.8 -
Hogs................... 186.4 186.2 184.1 182.7 -- -
Sheep & lambs .......... 46.5 48.8 47.7 47.8 -
Condemnations: 3/ (number of head)
Cattle ................. 6,871 4,926 63,575 56,665 -- -
Calves ................. 5,5355 2,805 20,265 20,249 -- -
Hogs ................... 11,845 10,619 117,948 112,671 --
Sheep & lambs ......... 5,859 5,882 82,908 82,411 -
Total dressed weight Excluding condemned: (thousands of pounds)
Beef ................... 956,107 929,145 12,025,905 11,442,418 105 107
Veal ................... 45,215 48,014 586,259 622,614 90 77
Pork (carcass wt.) ..... 1,067,554 1,069,169 12,060,054 12,064,175 100 98
Lamb & mutton ......... 51,760 54,095 715,618 667,256 96 99
Total 4/.,............. 2,118,415 2,100,422 25,585,815 24,796,441 101 101
Pork, excl. lard ....... 815,760 816,207 9,157,614 9,149,155 100 100
Lard production 5/...... 185,792 184,405 2,117,986 2,127,065 100 91
Rendered pork fat ...... 7,938 7,566 87,951 85,895 108 92
I/ Subtract 7.0 to obtain reported packer style average. 2/ Also included with cattle.
S/ Partly estimated. 4/ Totals based on unrounded numbers 5/ Includes rendered pork fat.
ACTUAL FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND REVISED ESTIMATE OF MEAT PRODUCTION BY WEEKS DEC. 1961
s "CattW1 T "Cilves T R--- -" -Se-p-a d-12ms :7 ~ "Laro
Week Nut Av. ~ N- Av, 7 -Num- 7 Av,. I Num Av IrTotal yTield -
ended ber I dr.tProd. ber I dr. tProd.Iber :dr.1/sProd.:ber I dr. iProd.tmsat t per IProd.
t w Ivt_. -- : --s---- -- .-.-- -l-- _1u t L r c..h*-10Q _
1961 1000 lb. midl.lb.1000 lb. mil.lb.lO00 lb. mil.lb.1000 lb. mil.lb.mil.lb. lb. all.lb.
Dec. 9 417 600 250.2 110 104 11.4 1517 145 217.5 528 46 15.0 495.9 15.5 49.8
16 598 605 240.0 101 105 10.4 1592 141 196.7 259 46 11.9 459.0 12.6 42.5
25 566 597 218.5 108 103 11.1 1576 145 197.2 217 46 9.9 456.7 12.6 42.4
50 318 608 195.4 70 109 7.6 1086 140 152.4 254 47 11.9 565.5 14.1 56.7
/- ---Ex-- --ludes lard.--------------------- -------------







TTITED STATES EXPORTS OF MEATS


Commodity


EXPORTS (Domestic) -
Beef and veal -
Fresh or frozen (except canned)....................
Pickled or cured (except canned)...................
Pork -
Fresh or frozen (except canned) ...................
Hams and shoulders, cured or cooked .............
Bacon ...........................................
Pork, pickled, salted or otherwise cured, n.e.c....
Sausage, prep. sausage meats, etc. (exc. canned)...
Other meat and meat products (except canned) n.e.c..
Beef and pork livers, fresh or frozen...............
Beef tongues, fresh or frozen ......................
Other variety meats, (edible offal) exe.nd. n.e.c...
Meat specialties, frozen, n.e.c. ....................
Canned meats -
Beef and veal .......................................
Sausage, prep. sausage meats, etc. n.e.c. ...........
Hams and shoulders ..................................
Other pork, canned ..................................
Other meat and meat products, n.e.c. ................
Lamb and mutton (except canned) ......................
Lard (includes rendered pork fat) ....................
Shortenings, chief wt. animal fat (excl. lard) .......
Tallow, edible .......................................
Tallow, inedible .....................................
Inedible animal oils, n.e.c. ..........................
Inedbile animal greases and fats, n.e.c. .............


* Nov. 1961


Pounds

1,113,59
1,299,63

2,934,00
1,236,07
603,33
1,550,65
113,80
21,27
5,665,45
2,722,15
3,110,37
291,10

155,76
98,64
68,63
124,17
101,96
128,00
64,450,78
142,27
340,83
132,847,21
1,096,86
17,107,05


Nov. 1960

Pounds

3 1,119,083
5 1,761,561

)5 3,634,192
'3 1,247,055
;3 398,613
8 1,585,877
3 256,922
'4 396,642
4 5,410,352
5 3,045,751
'5 3,149,942
0 625,563

3 195,881
0 94,297
4 99,589
8 279,197
7 127,253
7 201,543
5 32,995,435
5 419,262
1 749,864
6 106,594,946
4 362,374
6 13,429,318


Compiled from official records, Bureau of the Census.


UNITED STATES EXPORTS OF LIVESTOCK

Nov. 1961 Nov. 1960

Number Number
Cattle (for breeding) -
Dairy ......................... 1,008 1,481
Ex. dairy .................... 998 1,276
Other (ex. for breeding) ..... 277 620
Hogs ............................ 96 531
Sheep ........................... 191 122

Compiled from official records, Bureau of the Census.




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


U. S. Department of Agriculture Postag 3 1262 08750 1358
Washington 25, D. C.

OFFICIAL BUSINESS

Form AMS-1/30/62
Permit 1001.





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SHEEP AND LAMBS: WEEKLY AVERAGE OF DAILY QUOTATIONS
In dollars per 100 pounds
--------------------- --------- j -;- -- --;-- --- -- "Nr&XTI
O : h Kansas Fort :Nr
Classification : Chicago : Omaha : City Worth : Denver : Ogden : Port-
: : : : : : land
SLAUGHTER LAMBS: (Wooled) 80-110C
Prime Jan. 27, 1962 17.98 17.70 17.70 -- 17.80 18.12 18.S8
Jan. 28, 1961 18.02 -- 18.07 -- 18.00 --
Choice Jan. 27, 1962 17.42 17.00 17.08 16.00 16.88 17.58 18.25
Jan. 28, 1961 17.28 17.65 17.10 16.65 17.62 17.25 17.88
Good Jan. 27, 1962 15.72 15.82 16.25 14.88 15.90 16.25 17.50
Jan. 28, 1961 15.85 16.60 16.40 16.15 16.62 16.50 17.28
Ewes: (Wooled 90-150- -
Good Jan. 27, 1962 5.55 5.78 5.78 7.62 7.25 5.75 4.75
Gd. & Ch. Jan. 28, 1961 5.75 5.88 7.10 -- 6.57 4.50 5.00
Utility Jan. 27, 1962 5.55 5.68 4.90 7.00 6.75 5.00 4.50
Cull & Util.Jan. 28, 1961 5.50 5.25 5.75 7.20* 5.12 5.25 4.00
Cull Jan. 27, 1962 5.40 4.00 5.65 5.62 4.75 5.50
FEEDER IAMBS: "(Wool0d7 0O-8O -
Fancy Jan. 27, 1962 -- 15.92 -- 16.29 -- 16.25
Choice Jan. 27, 1962 -- 15.15 -- 14.25 15.48 15.75 15.50
Good & Ch. Jan. 28, 1961 -- 16.75 -- 16.25 17.12 16.00 16.50
Good Jan. 27, 1962 15.15 -- 15.25 14.25 14.25 15.50
SonbsTs.7 -- -

Number of Cattle and Calves from Canada and Mexico Passed for Entry into the United States
December 1961, with comparisons
USDA ARS Animal Inspection and Quarantine Division
- -- --- ---- -- -- -- --- - -- -- :- -- Meicoi -- --
Month and period : Canada : Mexico
Month and period- -- - 1-7 11 6
- - -ead" 1fa- -

December ............................... 27,5352 26,685 104,054 94,207
Jan.-Dec............................. 506.301 275,151 540,197 599.560
Note: During Jan.-Dec. this year 2,000 sheep and 16,381 hogs were received from Canada com-
pared with 2,582 sheep and 15,111 hogs a year ago.