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MEAT .I WEEKLY SUMMARY

WOOL AND STATISTICS


LIVESTOCK DIVISION, AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
WASHINGTON 25, D.0.
Vol. 28, No. 50 December 13, 1960
Week ended December 10
Page
Livestock Market Reviews . 918
Livestock Market Receipts (with monthly totals) 921
Steer Sales Statistics (with monthly totals) 922
Heifer Sales Statistics (with monthly totals) 924
Stocker and Feeder Statistics .. 925
Estimated Percentage of Feeder and Stocker Cattle and
Slaughter Cows in Salable Receipts . 925
Slaughter at Major Centers. . 926
Estimated Slaughter and Meat Production 926
Cattle Prices (with monthly averages) . 927
Hog Prices . . 929
Hog Purchase Statistics (with monthly totals) 930
Sheep and Lamb Prices .. . ... 932
Wool MarketReview. .... .. ... .. 933
Wholesale Meat Trade Reviews . 934
Wholesale Dressed Meat Prices . 955
Special to this issue
Livestock Prices and Composite Meat Values,
November 1960 ................... 952


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MIDWEST LIVESTOCK REVIEW

and

RANGE AND FEEDLOT SALES


Prices on slaughter steers and heifers de-
clined following six straight weeks of higher
prices. Slaughter steers closed generally
steady to 750 lower at midwest terminals;heifers
steady to 254 lower, instances 500 off. Cows
sold largely 25-750 lower. Stockers and feeders
were uneven, mostly steady. However, sales at
Omaha were fully steady to 500 higher while at
Kansas City prices were steady to 250 lower,
instances 50 off. Barrows and gilts were un-
even, weights under 240# sold steady to 250
higher, instances 500 up on 190-220# while
butchers over 240# were largely 25-500 lower,
instances 750 off. Sows closed 500-1.50 lower.
Slaughter lambs closed steady to 500 lower,
instances $1.00 off on shorn offerings.

SLAUGHTER CATTLE AND CALVES Salable re-
ceipts at the 12 markets totaled 236,000 head,
about 4 percent more than the previous week and
largest for any week since early November.
Slaughter steers sold out of first hands at the
7 markets totaled 79,500 head, largest since
late September, but nearly 10,000 head below a
year earlier. Slaughter steers closed steady
to 500 lower with some sales 750 off at Omaha
and St. Joseph; heifers were steady to 250
lower, instances 500 off. In general both
steers and heifers grading average-Choice and
Prime found the broadest outlet. Cows closed
25-750 lower under the influence of lower prices
for cow beef. Bulls were steady. Vealers at
both St. Louis and St. Paul sold steady.
Slaughter steers and heifers continued to make
up the bulk of the receipts at most points, al-
though Kansas City and Sioux City reported
around 40 percent stockers and feeders. Good
and Choice grades again predominated in the sup-
ply with an increased percentage of Good.
Marketings of high-Choice and Prime steers were
curtailed with only a very limited number offered
at most terminals. Prime made up 13 percent of
the supply in Chicago compared to 15 percent the
previous week.
Choice and Prime 900-1400# steers bulked
at 426.50-28.50 in Chicago with about 10 loads
Prime 1200-15754 $28.75-29.00. At other points
a few loads of high-Choice and Prime steers
brought $26.75-27.50 with a shipment 1015#
$28.25 in Indianapolis. Bulk high-Good and
Choice went at $24.50-26.50. Some Choice and
mixed Choice and Prime 1350-16001 steers sold
at $24.50-27.25. Bulk Good brought $22.75-
25.50. Mixed Choice and Prime slaughter heifers
sold from 326.50-27.25 in Chicago with a few
loads $25.75-26.25 at other points. Bulk Choice
heifers sold from 324.25-25.75; Good $21.50-
24.50. Utility and Commercial cows brought
$13.75-16.00; Canner and Cutter $11.50-14.50.


STOCKER AND FEEDER CATTLE AND CALVES -
Shipments of stocker and feeder cattle and
calves at the 10 markets totaled 58,200 head
compared to 49,400 the previous week and
54,800 a year earlier. Good and Choice grades
predominated in supplies but the percentage of
Choice was smaller than in recent weeks.
Stocker and feeder cattle and calves were
mostly steady at midwest terminals. However,
there was some unevenness as prices at Omaha
were steady to 500 higher while Kansas City
showed a steady to 50f lower trend. At Okla-
homa City prices were weak to 500 lower and
at Ft. Worth declines of 500-1.50 were re-
corded in a reaction from the sharp price up-
turns in that area the previous week.
Good and Choice 800-1050d feeder steers
brought $22.00-26.00, several loads Choice
891# $26.50. Choice 1005# were included at
$25.00 but not many over 1000# steers exceeded
$24.50. Medium and low-Good feeders brought
$20.00-25.00. Choice 612# stock steers
reached $28.50, Choice 666# $27.55 and sever-
al loads Choice under 550# short yearlings
$29.00-31.50. Bulk Good and Choice 550-750#
yearling stock steers sold from $23.00-27.25,
load 748# included at $27.15. Medium and low-
Good stockers cashed at $20.00-24.00. Good
and Choice yearling heifers brought $21.50-
24.50, few Choice 571# $26.00. Good and
Choice steer calves bulked $25.00-52.00, few
loads Choice and Fancy $32.50-54.00. Good and
Choice heifer calves sold at $22.00-28.50,
several loads Choice and Fancy $29.00-30.00.

HOGS Terminal Markets Marketings of
hogs at the 12 markets totaled 554,000 head, 10
percent less than the previous week and 24 per-
cent less than a year earlier. Bulk of the
supply over the area consisted of mixed U. S.
No. 1-3 and lots 2-3 200-260# barrows and
gilts with an increased showing of weights over
230# at most markets. There was also a fairly
liberal showing of 260-500# butchers at some
of the western Corn Belt markets. Sows made
up from 8-14 percent of the receipts at the
various markets. Weight became an increasing-
ly more important price determining factor as
the supply of 180-210# barrows and gilts was
relatively small. Buyers operated quite bear-
ishly on butchers 240./ and up and on sows over
400#. Consequently the price spread between
weight groups continued to widen and is the
widest since last summer. Prices were very
uneven especially on weights over 240/# as a
two-way price trend developed. Barrows and
gilts 180-240# closed steady to 250 higher,
instances 500 up on 190-220#, weights over
240# 25-500 lower, extremes 750 off. Sows









closed 500-1.50 lower, largely 500-1.00 off
with sows 400# and heavier showing the greatest
decline.
At the close U. S. No. 1, and 1-2, and at
some points uniform in weight U. S. 1-5, 180-
240# barrows and gilts brought $17.50-18.55, up
to $18.50 at Chicago and $18.65 at Indianapolis.
Mixed U. S. 1-5, and 2-5, 180-250# butchers
bulked at $17.00-18.10. At some of the markets
U. S. 3, 300# butchers sold at $15.50-15.75.
U. S. 1-3, 270-600# sows brought $12.00-15.00
for the most part with some U. S. 1-2, 250-550#/
$15.25 at a few points.
Average cut-out value advantage of U. S.
No. 1 over No. 3 live basis 200-220# barrows
and gilts was 950 per cwt. based on wholesale
carlot prices of fresh pork cuts at Chicago
December 1 to December 7, 1960, inclusive.
Prices on feeder pigs held generally steady
at both St. Paul and Sioux City. Good and
Choice 13O-160#, sold at St. Paul from
$16.50-17.00. Good and Choice 130-170# at
Sioux City brought $15.50-16.50.
HOGS Interior Iowa-Southern Minnesota
Area Receipts totaled 407,000 head, 6 percent
more than the previous week but 12 percent less
than a year earlier. Supply included a moderate
increase in butchers over 250#. Sows comprised
9 percent of the receipts. Barrows and gilts
230# and lighter were steady to 15# higher;
heavier butchers weak to 500 lower. Sows were
60#-1.00 lower with the most decline on sows
560# and heavier. On Friday, U. S. No. 1-2
190-240# barrows and gilts, bulk 200-220#,
sold from $16.60-17.60; bulk No. 1-5 and No. 2-
5 200-235u butchers brought $16.50-17.25. No.
1-3 270-400,/ sows sold from $13.10-15.40; No. 2-
3 400-550;, $11.50-13.90.

SHEEP AND LAMBS Receipts at the 12 mar-
kets were 12 percent less than the previous week
and 19 percent under a year ago. At midwest
points slaughter lambs sold steady to 500 lower,
instances $1.00 off on shorn offerings as lower
dressed prices offset any bullish influence the
reduction in supplies may have had. Slaughter
ewes were steady to 500 higher; feeder lambs
steady to strong.
On late rounds, Choice and Prime 80-110#/
wooled slaughter lambs sold from $16.50-17.50,
a few markets to $18.00; Choice and Prime 110-
126# $15.00-17.00 at most markets with 116-118#
$17.50-17.75 at Denver. Good and Choice 80-110#
wooled lambs $15.00-17.00; Utility and Good
$12.50-15.50. Choice and mixed Choice and Prime
80-1107 shorn slaughter lambs No. 1 and fall
shorn pelts sold from $15.50-16.50, sparingly
$16.75-17.25, Choice 119# lambs No. 1 pelts
$15.00 at Omaha. Good and Choice shorn lambs
$15.00-16.25. A few shipments of Utility to
Choice slaughter yearlings brought $1.).00-14.50.
Cull to Choice wooled slaughter ewes $2.50-6.50,
mostly $3.50-6.00.
Choice 61-77# western feeder lambs brought
$17.50-18.00, latter price at Sioux City for


61# lambs. Good and Choice 58-89# western
feeders $15.50-17.50. Good and Choice 60-75#
native feeders at Omaha $15.00-16.00. Medium
and Good feeder lambs $153.00-16.50. At Denver,
115n shearing lambs in low-Choice slaughter
flesh $17.00. Good short-term breeding ewes
$6.25 at Omaha.
In the Interior Iowa-Southern Minnesota
area sheep and lamb receipts were 19 percent
over the previous week and 29 percent over a
year ago. Slaughter lambs closed steady to
500 lower, the most decline on lambs 105# and
heavier. Slaughter ewes were steady. Shorn
offerings comprised around 35 percent of the
lamb supply. Around 25 percent of the re-
ceipts were received from outside the area.
On Friday, Choice and Prime 80-105r1
wooled slaughter lambs delivered to packing
plants sold from $16.00-16.50; a limited num-
ber of high yielding lots reached $17.00;
Choice and Prime 105-115# wooled lambs $14.50-
16.00. Good and Choice 80-110# wooled lambs
$14.50-16.00. Choice and Prime 80-105# shorn
slaughter lambs brought $15.50-15.75, sparing-
ly to $16.00; Good and Choice $14.00-15.50.
Cull to Choice wooled slaughter ewes brought
$2.00-4.50.

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 immediate delivery unless speci-
fied.

ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, NEVADA, AND UTAH -
Direct trade on slaughter steers and heifers
was active and featured by substantial con-
tracting for delivery into January and narrow-
ing price spread on all weights of Choice
steers. Slaughter steers and heifers were
firm to 500 higher. Stocker and feeder cattle
steady to $1.00 higher; slaughter lambs about
steady.
Slaughter steers: About 6 loads Choice
1000-1050# $26.00; 280 loads high-Good to
mostly Choice 900-1150# $25.00-25.50, includ-
ing some for delivery into January; Choice
1200-1560# $24.00-24.75, 6 loads 1500-1550#
$23.00; 235 loads mixed Good and Choice 900-
1175# $24.00-24.75; 59 loads Good 850-1100#
$25.00-25.75; Standard and low-Good 800-1100#
$21.00-22.75. Slaughter heifers: In Arizona,
22 loads Choice 775-950# $25.00; delivery into
January; over California and Arizona, loadlots
high-Good and Choice 775-1100# $23.00-24.25,
12 loads Good with end of Choice $22.00-22.50.
Stockers and feeders: Around 300 head
Choice mixed calves 325-360# steers $50.00,
heifers $27.00; Good and Choice 500-475#
steers $26.00-27.00, heifers $23.50-24.00.
Good and Choice steer calves and short year-
lings around 475-5754 i25.00-26.00; Good 550-
800# feeder steers $22.50-23.00; Good and









Choice fleshy 680# feeder heifers $22.00, one
lot Choice 687# $25.25.
Lambs: In California, mostly Choice shorn
with No. 1 and fall shorn pelt slaughter lambs
100-105# $17.00-17.50, few lots Choice with end
of Good $16.50-17.00. Choice and Prime wooled
Utahs 100-110# $16.50-17.00.

COLORADO, SOUTHERN WYOMING, WESTERN
NEBRASKA, AND WESTERN KANSAS Demand for
slaughter steers and heifers was good and trad-
ing direct at feedlots was very active. Slaugh-
ter steers sold steady to 250 higher, advance
mainly on high-Good and Choice 1275-1575#;
heifers sold strong to 500 higher, mostly strong
to 25# up. In Colorado 50 loads average and
high-Choice 1050-1225# slaughter steers $26.75-
26.85; 96 loads Choice 1085-1275# $25.75-26.50;
40 loads high-Good and Choice 1100-1350# $25.25-
25.75. Fifty-six loads average and high-Choice
875-975# slaughter heifers $26.00-26.55; 250
loads Choice 875-1075# $25.50-26.00; 16 loads
high-Good and Choice 875-975# $24.75-25.65,
mostly $25.25-25.65; 3 loads Good 900-950#
$23.50. Western Nebraska: Six loads high-Good
and Choice 1400# steers $24.00.
Demand for stocker and feeder cattle and
calves was good with prices strong. Western
Kansas: Good and Choice 775-950# feeder steers
$23.75-25.25; 2 loads Good and Choice 690#
heifers $23.00. Colorado: Around 500 Good and
Choice 685-700# feeder heifers $25.50-24.00; 100
Good and Choice 420# steer calves $29.00.
Slaughter lambs and slaughter ewes sold
mostly steady. Colorado: Choice and Prime 97-
110# wooled slaughter lambs $17.75-18.00, 2 loads
121# $17.50, 500 Prime 100# lambs early at
$18.50; Choice 95-105# wooled lambs $17.00-17.75;
Choice and Prime 98-112# shorn slaughter lambs
No. 1 and 2 pelts $16.85-17.00; 2 loads Utility
to mostly Good 118-125# slaughter ewes $6.00.
Wyoming: Load mostly Good 125# slaughter ewes
$5.75. Few Good and Choice young breeding ewes
$18.00 per head.

NEW MEXICO, WEST TEXAS, WESTERN OKLAHOMA,
SOUTHWESTERN KANSAS Clovis area Slaughter
steers and heifers were active and fully steady;
stockers and feeders in limited supply, steady
to $1.00 higher, advance on calves. Large
portion of area wheat cattle under contract.
Twenty-four loads Choice 1120-1550,j slaughter
steers $25.00-26.60, load Choice 1495# $25.50;
16 loads Good 1020-1125# $23.00-24.25, 4 loads
Standard and Good 925# mixed yearlings $21.75;
4 loads Good and Choice 925-967# slaughter heifers
$25.50-24.25; 7 loads Good 640-945# $22.75-
253.50. Two loads Good 840# feeder steers $22.80,
load Medium 973# $16.00; 200 Medium 550-575#
stockers for January delivery $18.75; 2,000 Good
and Choice, mostly Good 500-550f $24.00-25.00 for
March delivery; 300 Good and Choice 550-700#
heifer yearlings for March delivery $22.00-
23.00; 400 Good and Choice 300-450# stock calves,
steers $27.00, heifers $25.00-25.50; 180 Medivum
stock cows $12.00-13.00.


Amarillo area Slaughter classes fully
steady; stockers and feeders active, instances
$1.00 higher. Eleven loads mostly Good with
few Choice, 650-11004 slaughter steers $22.50-
24.50, latter delivered; 50 loads Good and
Choice 900-1000# heifers $23.00-24.40; 1,500
Good and Choice 620-850# stock steers $23.50-
25.00; 1,400 Medium 550-900W $19.00-22.50; 8,700
Good and Choice 500-750W for up to April delivery
25.00-26.00; 700 Good and Choice 620-750/# stock-
er and feeder heifers 423.00-24.00; 200 Medium
and Good 700-775,# $21.00-22.00; 5,800 Good and
Choice 550-700, heifer yearlings 322..00-24.00
for up to June delivery; Good to mostly Choice
400-460# stock calves $26.50-25.50 on steers,
1$24.50-25.00 on heifers; 500 Common 4001# $21.00
straight; 600 Medium to mostly Good stock cows
$160.00-200.00 each.

IDAHO, OREGON AND WASHINGTON Slaughter
steers and heifers moderately active, mostly
steady, except strong to 500 higher in southern
Idaho; stockers and feeders strong to 31.00
higher; slaughter and feeder lambs active,
strong to mostly 500 higher.
Slaughter steers: Around 100 loads Good
and Choice 1000-1500# $23.50-26.00; some for up
to February 15 delivery. Slaughter heifers:
Washington and Idaho 60 loads Good to mostly
Choice 800-1000# $22.50-23.50; 12 loads Choice
875-925,1 424.00 for up to March delivery.
Slaughter cows: 10 loads Cutter and Utility
$13.50-14.50.
Stockers and feeders: Washington 175
Choice 700-750#f feeder steers 525.75 for Jan-
uary delivery; 100 Good and Choice 650-900'
.22.5J-24.00. Oregon 200 Medium 900#1 steers
$18.00. Over the area, 1,100 Good and Choice
500-850J, heifers $22.00; 2,200 Good and Choice
570-4257 stock steer calves ?27.00-29.00.
Slaughter lambs: Around 4,150 Choice and
Prime 100-115# wooled $16.50-17.25; 12 loads
Choice and Prime 100-108,f shorn No. 1, 2 and 5
pelt $17.00-18.25 delivered. Feeder lambs:
Oregon and Idaho 4,900 Good and Choice 70-90#
515.00-16.00.

MONTANA, NORTHERN ,YOMCING AND WESTERN
DAKOTAS Although a broad demand prevailed,
confirmed sales were limited due to scarcity of
available supply. Few sales slaughter cattle
fully steady to strong; stocker and feeder year-
lings and cows fully steady; stock calves fully
steady, instances $1.00 up. Feeder lambs fully
steady.
Cattle: Montana, 40 Choice 997df slaughter
heifers $22.50. Northern Wyoming, 2 loads
Choice 1150-1500# slaughter steers $24.00-24.25.
Montana, 775 Good and Choice 575-825# stocker
and feeder steers $24.00-25.50; 300 Good and
Choice mixed age stock cows $168.00-185.00 each;
175 Medium and Good $140.00-165.00 each. Calves:
Montana and Northern Wyoming, 1,200 Good and
Choice stock calves steers 325-525# $27.50-
50.00, heifers 325-475# $24.00-26.00. Sheep:
Northern Wyoming, 5,500 Good to mostly Choice
91-1053 feeder lambs $15.50-16.00.





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WEEKLY RECEIPTS OF SALABLE LIVESTOCK AT 12 PUBLIC MARKETS
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Market I Dec7 10 : I Dec. 12r :Dec. 1o0 tDec. 12 : Dec. 10 I Dec. 12 :Dec. 10 : Dec. 12
: 1960 : 1959 : 1960 : 1959 : 1960 : 1959 1960 : 1952 -
Chicago ............ 42,159 49,653 4853 478 45,947 55,159 9,925 13,127
Cincinnati ............. 3,958 5,921 550 620 9,662 11,571 1,369 1,754
Denver ................. 7,122 11,787 603 1,973 4,257 7,086 10,507 19,251
Fort Worth ............. 7,980 6,120 1,988 2,098 1,721 2,850 5,484 7,811
Indianapolis ........... 6,824 6,774 564 673 31,784 39,326 3,823 4,081
Kansas City .......... 21,563 22,002 1,993 1,302 17,582 20,591 6,888 6,004
Oklahoma City .......... 9,182 10,797 2,166 1,602 2,910 4,058 1,635 2,608
Omaha .................. 42,950 44,089 2,806 3,291 49,702 75,645 13,275 18,698
St. Joseph ......**....... 17,254 16,818 1,022 565 29,824 57,770 5,651 8,741
St. Louis NSY *......... 16,691 16,046 2,056 2,545 57,405 72,569 8,584 6,527
Sioux City ......****..... 36,942 36,115 5,688 9,351 47,452 65,469 10,006 15,370
S. St. Paul ***............ 25,481 24,349_ 1 295 898 56 148 73 297 21 -517 19 3S57
Total .................. 256,046 248,469 30,192 34,196 354,172 463,191 98,664 121,329
t Dec. 3, 1960 ........ 227,589 32,476 393,965 112,526
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INTERIOR IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
Dec. 10, 1960 Dec. 5, 1960 Dec. 12, 1959
Hogs ..... 407,000 383,000 461,000
Sheep .... 35,700 50,000 27,600
---------------------------------------------------


RECEIPTS, SALABLE AND TOTAL OF LIVESTOCK AT 12 PUBLIC MARKETS
MONTH OF NOVEMBER


S Sl Cattle
:Slable 6: Total
: 1960 1959 1960 1959 -


Calves
Salable Total
1960 -1 1959 1960 1959


Chicago ......
Cincinnati ...
Denver .......
Fort Worth ..
Indianapolis .
Kansas City ..
Oklahoma City
Omaha ........
St. Joseph ...
St. Louis NSY
Sioux City ...
S. St. Paul ..


0 161,966
P 15,757
S 46,861
. 43,605
D 28,721
6 89,4535
0 42,639
9 169,071
. 70,408
0 65,408
S 159,029
95,018


206,076 168,107
16,418 20,798
75,889 78,176
28,683 54,494
29,445 28,749
105,750 139,508
52,544 44,392
182,706 177,288
67,427 72,243
67,887 68,150
166,938 148,271
99,665 103,745


217,232 1,554
20,748 2,750
89,074 8,832
55,985 8,562
30,105 5,008
150,539 11,414
56,981 11,680
192,881 11,349
69,322 5,921
70,620 10,668
175,156 25,314
108,185 49,559


Total *........ 965,914 1,097,428 1,105,921 1,214,806

- --Hogs
Hogs


148,611 180,517 198,455 221,901

- --Sheep and Lam--s
Sheep and Lambs


Chicago ......
Cincinnati ...
Denver ...
Fort Worth .
Indianavolis
Kansas City
Oklahoma City
Omaha ...
St. Joseph .
St. Louis NSY
Sioux City ...
S. St. Paul ..


. 161,435
& 45,977
* 20,762
* 8,006
* 129,877
* 72,269
* 15,954
* 189,780
* 120,169
* 235,078
S 162,945
246,510


209,886
50,815
19,372
9,579
155,092
75,701
13,704
242,742
142,498
291,739
249,076
3053023


169,129
68,566
45,854
22,839
1353,222
79,719
34,791
266,918
157,524
258,271
185,568
310,837


213,556
64,874
52,758
533,333
155,675
78,872
52,844
363,865
219,057
299,297
293,950
367.289


50,205
6,893
66,814
30,500
15,502
19,936
6,409
54,694
27,377
24,858
39,355
87L510


38,886
7,187
73,811
27,425
18,869
23,248
7,381
51,373
24,985
24,568
47,694
91,789t


31,380
7,008
124,259
63,642
17,706
28,522
6,409
66,352
45,769
26,109
47,794
129,617


45,760
7,350
133,537
52,988
18,869
25,872
7,381
70,081
47,340
26,268
69,034
111,056


Total *........ 1,406,762 1,763,227 1,711,238 2,195,550 410,033 437,216 594,547 615,536


INTERIOR IOWA AND SOUTHERN MINNESOTA
Hogs
November 1960 ******.........*,...... 1,642,000
November 1959 .....***.............. 1,785,000


Market


2,036
2,689
15,872
12,445
3,076
11,615
11,463
20,885
3,967
10,875
44,983
40,611


1,554
2,914
26,678
11,794
3,127
28,149
11,718
13,160
4,098
11,078
32,463
51,720


2,036
2,731
27,059
19,006
3,076
23,750
11,565
24,896
4,387
11,222
50,080
42,113


Sheep
145,600
95,000


2
50,080
42,113


Sheep
145,600
95,000






922


STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER I/

S Number of head Percent of total Average weight : Average price in
Number of head by grades (pounds) :dollars per 100 lb.
Grade ------------- - -
Grade Week ended
SDec. 8 Dec.-l: 5Dec. 8 : Dec. TO:"0 Dec. 8 7-Dec. 10-: Dec. "8- :De-c. 10-
: 1960 : 19559 :_ 1960 : 1959 _162 : 1959 : 1960 : 1959


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...****..


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

I/ Data colle


5,721
17,075
7,785
888
75
519
29,859

255
8, 011on
8,184
495
207
17,128

1553
7,422
4, 550
400
119
-12 ,644

8
1,311
5,578
855

37
5,587
.-, -


1,049
5,812
753

95
5,709


22
2,671
5,906
456

7,055


(
3,511 12.5
22,474 57.2
6,752 26.1
1,611 5.0
57 .2
177 1.0
34,562

162 1.3


8,462
8,197
904
185
17,910

209
8,288
5,375
279
90


46.8
47.8
2.9
1.2


CHICAGO
10.1
65.0
19.5
4.7
.2
.5

OMAHA
.9
47.2
45.8
5.1
1.0


- SIOUX CITY
1.2 1.5
58.7 58.2
56.0 37.7
5.2 2.0
.9 .6


14,241
421 -- KINAs TI3r

25 .1 .5
1,592 23.5 24.8
35,607 60.5 56.2
1,047 15.3 16.3

152 .6 2.4
6,421
-- ~ -- a l


623
3,217
1,954

91
5,865


4,160
35,174
732
32
8,098


18.4
66.8
13.2

1.6


.5
57.8
55.4
6.5


10.6
54.9
33.0

1.5


--
51.4
59.2
9.0
.4


1,258
1,182
1,117
995
1,460
1,084
1,168

1,200
1,150
1,109
1,095
1,007
1,128

1,193
1,153
1,124
1,095
1,090
J141

1,076
1,117
1,142
1,093

1,000
1,127



1,048
1,043
970

971
1,0355


1,104
1,129
1,096
1,063


1,227 28.15 27.14
1,168 27.12 25.66
1,105 25.78 24.11
1,062 25.57 22.70
1,598 24.00 21.20
1,002 21.88 18.86
1,157 26.77 25.36

1,167 26.87 26.20
1,131 25.67 24.78
1,128 24.00 23.18
1,081 21.05 20.24
1,059 19.92 17.82
1,127 24.71 235.78

1,141 27.15 26.02
1,147 25.98 24.48
1,104 24.78 25.355
1,105 21.72 20.60
1,041 20.17 18.69
1,129 25.39 23.97

1,225 27.00 27.00
1,148 25.97 25.25
1,177 24.42 22.74
1,120 21.56 20.46

1,080 18.45 16.92
1,158 24.50 22.88


W--
1,080
1,059
975

920
1,032


1,117
1,139
1,073
992


1,106 1,122


----- -


cited


756 1,008 51.9 55.2 1,169 1,213
691 807 47.4 44.2 1,155 1,173
11 12 .7 .6 988 1,550
-- -- -- nfl -- fin
1,458 1,827 1,151 1,197
by Agricultural Estimates, and Livestock Divisions, A.M.S.
by Agricultural Estimates., and Livestock Divisions., A.M.S.


26.44
24.74
22.07

18.63
24.65


27.50
26.10
24.29
21.17

24.80



26.00
25.17
20.00


25.79
25.80
21.20

17.70
23.15



24.56
22.50
19.22
16.40
23.25



25.26
25.92
19.00


25.57 24.65


---- -------- .-ST. m






923


-STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS
V t Percent of total
: Number of head Percent of total
: by grades
j__ _s_ _- ^ ^ ^


Uraue


Prime..........
Choice.....*********
Good...***9...
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........
Al grades.....


Prime***e***,***
Choice..........
Choice*********
Good,****.....*
Standard.******.
Utilityr......
All grades****


: Month
: Nov. ~ Nov. Nov. : Nov. :
- : -1960 : 1959 : 1960 : 1959 -
CHICAGO


21,019
65,769
20,578
2,056
45
878
110,545

1,2753
37,506
27,406
2,212
418
68,815

901
51,090
16,217
1,454
155


168
7,948
11,845
5,071

296
25,528


253
2,822
12,145
3,907

519
19,416


98
11,548
15,5453
2,248
50
29,267


15,026
95,555
27,149
5,855
74
674
158,0953

896
38,561
25,9453
5,645
436
69,281

881
51,536
22,564
2,452
656
57,889

81
.7,984
11,551
5,147

279
22,842


5,248 :
12,254 E
5,611

1,628
20,741


52
14,272
11,751
3,067
114
29 216


19.0
59.6
18.6
1.9
.1
.8


OMAHA
1.9
54.5
39.8
5.2
.6


9.4
67.6
19.7
2.8

.5


1.53
55.4
57.4
5.5
.6


SIOUX c!ITY
1.8 1.5
62.4 54.5
32.6 58.7
2.9 4.2
.3 1.1


O KINA
.7
34.1
50.8
15.2

1.2


.1
14.5
2.6
0.1

2.7


.3
35.0
49.7
15.8

1.2


15.7
59.1
17.4

7.8


IS.^T.-JUxsM

.5 .1
8.8 48.8
5.1 40.2
7.7 10.5
.1 .4

o n "bmt ~ ~


FOR SLAUGHTER l/
SAverage weight
(pounds)
-- --


Nov. : Nov.
1960 : 1959 :


1,250
1,167
1,112
974
1,410
1,021
1,164

1,201 ~
1,151
1,106
1,079
1,025
1,151

1,194
1,152
1,110
1,083
1,040


1,191
1,126
1,110
1,071

1,028
1,110


1,119
1,077
1,062
999

914
1,048


1,114
1,156
1,097
1,064
975
1,109


-----------
2 Average price in
!dollars per 100 lb.


Nov. :
1.960 -:-


Nov'.9
1959


1,248 27.14 27.94
1,159 26.08 26.53
1,101 24.93 25.19
1,020 25.01 25.20
1,472 25.95 25.09
1,047 21.06 20.27
1,152 26.00 26.51

1 ,220 26.49 26.68
1,152 25.08 25.24
1,117 25.62 25.76
1,097 20.80 21.50
1,087 19.61 19.60
1,126 24.38 24.49

1,221 26.09 26.90
1,145 25.02 25.16
1,082 25.69 24.09
1,089 21.18 22.24
1,024 19.51 20.54
1,117 24.50 24.62

1,094 26.07 27.22
1,150 24.73 25.68
1,151 25.40 23.37
1,075 20.87 20.96

1,077 18.66 17.45
1,122 23.50 23.81


-- 27.75 --
1,069 25.71 26.55
1,086 24.28 24.64
1,050 21.76 22.56

988 18.27 20.18
1,069 25.87 24.20


1.207 26.25 26.92
1,122 24.95 25351
1,110 25.58 25.45
1,070 20.79 20.88
995 18.53 17.08
1,111 25.81 24.09


Prime.......... --.. -- -- -- --
Choice......... 53,649 5,315 61.8 58.2 1,172 1,142 25.08 26.52
Good........... 2,195 5,778 37.1 41.3 1,116 1,100 24.19 25.05
Standard....... 61 45 1.0 .5 1,062 1,188 19.57 20.81
Utility........* 4 -- .1 -- 859 16.50 --
All grades ..... 5,907 9,1358 1 50 1,12!5 24.70 25.77
1/.Data collected by Agricultural Estimates, and Livestock Divisions, A.M.S.


Ik- WIN I1ISTI






924


STEERS SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER AT SEVEN MARKETS COMBINED I/


: Number of head
Grade
Grade


: -Nov.
: 1960


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


25,482
160,152
105,927
15,009
45
2,500
506,895


: Nov.
: 1959


14,916
194,051
114,570
19,802
74
5,787
547,200


: Percent of total .
by grades :
Month
: Nov. : Nov. :
: 1960 : 1959 :


7.7
52.2
54.5
4.9

.7
.7


4.5
55.9
55.0
5.7
.0
1.1


Average weight .
(pounds)
-aL


Nov.
1960 :

1,226
1,155
1,102
1,040
1,411
998
1,155


No.
1959

1,244
1,145
1,105
1,065
1,472
1,025
1,150


Average price in
dollars per 100 lb.


Nov.
1960

27.06
25.47
235.91
21.57
25.95
19.75
24.85


Nov.
1959


27.80
25.93
24.22
21.88
25.09
19.88
25.19


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

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


: Nov. Nov."
: 1960 : 1959


Nov.
1960


- --on n_- -
Nov. : Nov.
1959 : 1960


: Nov. S Nov. : Nov.
: 1959 : 1960 : 1959


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


5,802
74,227
46,401
5,980
1,284
151,694


5,906
86,045
55,518
9,884
2,061
157,212


2.9
56.4
55.2
4.5
1.0


2.5
54.7
55.2
6.5
1.5


1,002
962
910
844
897
959


SOLD OUT OF FIRST HANDS FOR SLAUGHTER AT FIVE SPECIFIED MARKETS 1/


STEERS
- - 7 - -


Market


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


: Number of head
------------
I
Nov. : Nov.
: 1960 : 19. 59


2,991
11,046
4,066
2,597
10,684


5,412
12,004
5,185
5,096
9,895


Average weight
(pounds)


Month
: Nov. :
-- ----- .3..
1,054
1,046
1,050
1,121
1,158


Nov.
-J .ul


1,059
1,045
947
1,151
1,114


Average price
. in dollars per 100 lb.


: Nov. :


Nov.
-1959..-


25.21 24.64
24.70 25.28
22.48 21.96
22.65 25.19
24.12 24.18
--------------m


HEIFERS


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


1/ Data collected by Agricultural Estimates, and Livestock Division, A. M. S.


995
955
915
885
864
955


25.55
24.14
22.80
20.60
17.56
25.51


25.70
24.47
23.26
20.95
18.09
25.80


2,498
5,755
979
1,433
8,435


2, 595
2,880
652
1,164
7,521


711
847
645
857
974


754
862
606
846
954


21.61
25.50
20.75
22.91
22.65


25.55
24.24
22.42
22.77
22.76


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WEEKII SLAUGHTER UNDER FEDERAL INSPECTION AT MAJOR CENTERS

- --------- -- -Cte Calves H 3g s Sheep and lambs
City or Area Dec.lO6 DecM.12 Dec.10 I Dec.12 : Dec.10 i Dec.12 1 Dec.10 I Dec.12
S1960 2 1959 : 1960 t 1959 t 1960 5 1959 _s 19p_ 19&9_


Boston, New York City Area...
Baltimore, Philadelphia......
Cin.,Cleve.,Detroit,Indpls...
Chicago Area...**..............*
St. Paul-Wise. Areaso........
St. Louis Area...............
Sioux City-So. Dakota Area...
Omaha Area...................
Kansas City .......*.*........
Iowa So. Minnesota.........
Lou'l.Evan' l.Nash' l.Mph' s....
Georgia, Florida, Ala. Area..
St. Jo'ph.Wichita, Okla.City.
Ft.Worth,Dallas,San Antonio..
Denver,Ogden,Salt Lake City..
Los Angeles, San Fran. Areas.
Portland, Seattle, Spokane...

Total......................


14,119
9,123
17,803
17,741
32,621
12,557
24,006
43,992
15,5354
34,967
6,566
10,150
20,284
11,004
20,748
29,685


14,492
8,380
19,863
18,737
33,716
11,625
25,485
39,201
15,862
31,916
7,032
5,695
21,021
9,098
19,594
27,143


10,322
2,741
5,202
8,993
22,668
1,971

325

10,474
3,510
5,552
1,155
4,542
177
1,467


8,843 7,817 529
529,565 516,675 79,228
329,563 316,675 79,228


5.456.677


10,573 50,660
2,051 31,674
4,879 135,328
7,436 46,225
25,520 129,605
1,908 82,672
-- 121,252
181 88,495
-- 39,855
10,869 35553,448
4,736 55,851
2,828 34,321
1,522 54,253
3,283 18,790
303 17,5362
1,228 29,551
579 15,472

77,496 1,282,812
54,122,784


55,289 43,409
29,6355 4,061
147,461 16,008
38,148 6,551
177,125 20,713
101,510 6,498
148,462 15,078
116,756 18,421
54,355 --
371,3558 45,442
69,170 --
51,648 -
79,027 9,198
21,627 14,484
22,540 18,367
55,205 57,667
22,136 6,131


48,562
6,192
18,907
8,791
21,046
6,728
21,954
16,172

55,601
--
11,014
13,934
32,085
54,475
5,795


1,519,588 260,028 281,234
12,095,088


A ,
e.... 15,764,785 3,246,441 56,647,442 11,597,127


ESTIMATED FEDERALLY INSPECTED SLAUGHTER AND MEAT PRODUCTION
----- ---------- -- -- -p,.l 7 -

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rWeek ended ;-Wu=- -t- ? -- 7 ": :
: ber : rod.: ber bber Prod.* Prod
1,000 mil.Ib. 1,000 mi.lb. 1,000 mil.1b. 1,000 mil.lb.


Dec. 10, 1960 ................
Dec. 5, 1960 ...............
Nov. 19, 1960 .............
Dec. 12, 1959 ..........
Percentage change from:
Dec. 5, 1960 ................
Dec. 12, 1959 ................


241.0
229.1

229.1

5
5


115
120
121
109

-4
6


12.5
13.4

12.0

-7
4


1,465
1,400
1,303
1,717

5
-15


206.5
197.1

235.7


285
295
261
309


5 -3
-12 -8


13.7
15.9

15.0

-1
-9


Total
meat
prod.

mil.lb.

473.5
453.5

491.8


- ------ ----- -----Average we!ightij ----- -ib. =--
Week ended Cattle Calves Hogs 2 s reep
v: T : i and lambs ;
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Dec. 10, 1960 ...............
Dec. 5, 1960 ................
Nov. 19, 1960 ................
Dec. 12, 1959 ................


1035
1055
1050
1047


100
99
98
100


Total
lard
Sprod.

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40.8
60.4


Lard
yield
per
100 lb.




14.5


/ Actual slaughter. V Excludes lard.


51 077 799






927


Classification


Steers -
Prime 900-1100#
1100-1500
Choice 900-1100
1100-1500
Good 900-1100
Standard All wts.


Heifers -
Choice*
Good**
Standard


700-900#
600-800
- All wts.


Cows All weights -
Commercial
Utility
Cutter
Canner


Bulls All
Commercial
Utility


weights -


CATTLE: WEEKLY AVERAGE OF DAILY QUOTATIONS
In dollars per 100 pounds
- North
Chicago Kansas City Omaha Denver Portland
Dec. s Dec. :Dec. :Dec. 'Dec. : Dec. 'Dec. : Dec. : Dec. Dec.
10 : 12 10 12 : 10 : 12 : 10 12 10 12
S1960 : 1959 '1960 :1959 '1960 1959 '1960 : 1959 1960 1959
: : : : :
Slaughter cattle calves and vealers


28.12
28.25
27.38
27.05
25.55
23.42


25.62

21.75


15.28
14.90
13.88)
12.10)


27.00
27.25
26.18
25.68
24.18
21.88



25.12
20.62


15.75
14.50
15.38


26.25
26.15
24.02
20.78


25.18
23.00
19.90


15.92
14.92
14.18)
12.25)


25.18
25.12
22.68
19.62


24.58
22.00
19.00


16.08
14.70
12.15


27.28
27.15
26.15
25.92
23.75
21.38


25.12
23.38
21.38


15.82
14.85
13.50)
12.35)


26.65
26.60
25.50
25.08
25.00
20.05


24.20
21.95
19.75


15.88
14.62
12.95


18.25 20.75 17.78 18.50 17.65 19.25
18.75 19.75 17.90 18.25 17.90 18.75


-

26.12
26.12
23.38
20.00


25.62
23.12
19.50


-
16.08
14.20)
12.90)



19.00


-

25.75
25.18
22.50
19.00


24.92
22.25
19.00


17.20
15.58
15.28


19 20
19.20


25.50

24.25
21.50


23.25
22.50
19.75


16.00
15.00
12.81)
10.38)


-

26.75
25.75
24.88
22.00



22.75
21.00


16.25
14.75
11.75


-- 20.00
19.25 20.75


Calves 500# down -
Choice
Good
Standard

Vealers All wts. -
Choice
Good
Standard


-- 22.00
-- 20.00
- 17.25


24.50
22.50
18.50


27.20
25.70


23.50
21.25
19.00


Feeder and stocker cattle and calves


500-800#
500-800
500-1000


500-750#
500-750


26.55
24.35
21.55


27.55
25.55
21.60


Cows All wts. -
Med. & Gd.

Calves 500-500# -
Steers -
Good & Choice

Heifers -
Good & Choice
-----------------
*Weight range 600-800# in 1959.
** 700-900# "


26.15
24.50
21.50


25.25
25.50
20.00


26.60
24.50
21.38


26.75
24.50
21.00


25.88
24.00
21.25


25.88
24.25
21.25


23.25
19.00
18.50


24.00
22.50
19.75


- 22.75 22.50 23.75 24.50 23.38 25.00 20.75 22.50
- 19.75 19.25 20.75 21.00 21.50 19.50 17.50 19.50


- 15.50 16.00 15.00 15.45 16.00 15.65 -- --



- 27.90 27.50 28.50 50.00 29.00 28.80 24.50 25.75


- 24.00 24.00 25.00 26.65 26.25 26.55 20.50 25.00


24.50
23.00
20.50


22.70
20.95
18.65


27.00
24.50
21.00


23.00
20.75
17.50


22.00
19.50


27.00
25.00
21.50


Steers -
Choice
Good
Medium


Heifers -
Choice
Med. & Gd.


--
25.50
22.50


51.25
28.50
24.50














Classification


CATTLE: MONTHLY AVERAGE PRICES
In dollars per 100 pounds
..- _-----y----- -- -------*------ -- --------------^
: : : North
a Chicago Kansas City ; Omaha Denver : Portland
-- -- -


t Nov. : Nov.
: 1960 : 1959


: Nov. : Nov.
2 1960 : 1959


: Nov. : Nov.
: 1960 : 1959


: Nov. 1
: 1960 :


: t ---- -- -------


Nov. Nov. Nov.
1959 2 1960 1 1959
0 0


Slaughter cattle, calves and vealers


Steers -
Prime 900-1100#
1100-1500
Choice 900-1100
1100-1500
Good 900-1100
Standard All wts.


Heifers -
Choice*
Good**
Standard


700-900#
600-800
- All wvts.


Cows All weights -
Commercial
Utility
Cutter
Canner

Bulls All weights -
Commercial
Utility

Calves 500# down -
Choice
Good
Standard

Vealers All wts. -
Choice
Good
Standard


27.22
27.24
26.41
26.10
24.85
22.82


24.89

20.71


14.90
14.51
15.59)
11.96)


27.78
28.16
26.75
26.65
24.91
25.00



25.59
21.61


16.00
14.20
12.47


25.24
25.09
25.01
19.97


24.15
22.19
19.27


15.70
14.65
15.52)
11.44)


25.76
25.62
25.41
20.21


24.86
22.70
19.56


16.27
14.65
11.80


26.59
26.54
25.40
25.28
25.26
20.79


25.99
22.02
19.94


15.77
14.45
15.06)
11.89)


27.02
27.09
25.62
25.50
25.40
20.85


24.58
22.50
20.15


15.56
14.16
11.72


18.19 20.62 16.44 18.46 17.45 19.52
18.46 19.45 17.19 18.15 17.46 18.95


24.76
22.72
18.94


29.97
26.56


20.29
18.50
16.51


22.57
20.28
17.82


22.88
21.04
18.51


27.49
25.40
22.24


21.70
19.41
16.62


25.56
25.15
22.25
18.95


25.91
21.46
18.07



15.05
15.26)
12.07)


-

26.42
26.41
25.52
20.58


25.09
22.67
19.52


16.62
15.04
12.12


24.60

25.50
20.55


22.50
21.55
19.10


16.00
14.82
12.55)
10.25)


27.12
26.51
25.28
25.05



25.70
22.05


16.66
14.97
11.89


20.75
18.89 19.02 18.85 21.50


-
21.90
19.50


26.95
25.00
21.10


26.55
24.76
22.42


25.66
22.44


51.12
28.62
24.62


Feeder and stocker cattle and calves


Steers -
Choice
Good
Medium


Heifers -
Choice
Med. & Gd.


500-800#
500-800
500-1000


500-750#
500-750


25.84
25.50
20.97


29.01
26.58
25.04


25.28
25.16
20.14


25.85
25.68
20.54


25.25
25.16
20.55


- 22.56 25.14 25.05
- 19.61 20.06 19.97


27.99
25.08
21.79


25.55
25.72
20.78


26.18
24.62
21.69


22.45
20.00
18.50


24.75
22.94
20.25


25.20 22.48 25.42 20.75 25.50
22.10 20.98 20.86 17.50 20.12


Cows All wts. -
Med. & Gd.

Calves 500-500# -
Steers -
Good & Choice

Heifers -
Good & Choice


-- 14.80 14.85 14.60 15.25


- 27.56 28.58 27.68 51.04


23.11 24.29 25.00 27.18


15.25 14.22


27.89 29.74 24.20 25.12


25.80 26.65 20.50 24.19


-----------------------------
*Weight range 600-800# in 1959.
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HOGS: AVERAGE COST. WEIGHT. AND NUMBER OF PACKER AND SHIPPER PURCHASES 1/
.- -- -- ---- --- -....., .-^ .. .. r- ----------i -- --- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -I....- ....J ---
Louis : Kan- S. S. 8-
: Chi. Nati. sas : Omaha: Sioux St. St. Indian- mkts.
Week ended cago Stock : City : ma City Joseph Paul apolis corn-
Yards bined
-------------------------------------- --------------------------------- --------I~eeeeee
AVERAGE COST 'Dollars per 100 pound
Barrows Dec. 10,1960 17.55 17.54 17.16 17.21 16.97 17.24 17.01 17.80 17.30
and Dec. 3,1960 17.72 17.54 17.18 17.26 17.06 17.24* 17.18 17.84 17.56
gilts Dec. 12,1959 12.06 12.11 11.98 11.91 11.78 11.96 11.76 Q
Dec. 10,1960 13.52 13.85 14.14 13.95 13.74 14.00 13.80 13.43 13.77
SOw Dec. 3,1960 14.04 14.27 14.54 14.55 14.16 14.47 14.24 14.12 14.27
Dec. 12.1959 8.83 9.26 8.83 8.95 8.64 9108 9.04 8 70 8.95
AVERAGE WEIGHT -- ---- Pounds" ------ --- ---
Barrows Dec. 10,1960 237 224 25" 238 241 232 233 230 234
and Dec. 5,1960 251 226 257 239 239 235 232 229 255
gilts Dec. 121959 2352 222 25533 239 237 228 229 226 251
Dec. 10,1960 451 417 440 438 430 421 426 461 435
Sows Dec. 3,1960 446 406 433 441 430 425 416 455 451
Dec. 12,1959 ....451. 399 429 426 .... 404. .4.6 A442 4E.5.
NUMBER OF HEAD -
Barrows Dec. 10,1960 36033 49656 15515 40721 41106 26492 42106 25601 277230
and Dec. 3,1960 54468 54029 16652 47794 45750 29938 48017 29916 304544
gilts Dec.; 12,1959 _43211 64747 18175 62594 57492 33392 58486 32682 370779
Dec. 10,1960 4024 4280 1544 6530 4520 2575 5766 4059 33298
Sows Dec. 5,1960 4557 5290 1416 6715 5124 2541 6239 4707 36589
D..... 774 7392 1455 7403 4854 3011 5778 4942 41609
SO S'" -----*--------p -^ ------------ --- w ---- ----------- ---------- ----------
SOWS Percentage of total
Dec. 10,1960 10 9 14 10 9 12 14 11
Dec. 3,1960 11 9 8 12 10 8 11 14 11
Dec. 12,1959 14 10 7 11 8 8 9 15 10
------------------... .. -.... ...... ....... ....... .......---... ....... ....... ..--- .-------
1/ Weighted average. -Revised.
WEEKLY AVERAGE WHOLESALE VALUE OF HOG PRODUCTS DERIVED
FROM 100 LB. LIVE HOG, COMPARED WITH PRICES OF LIVE HOGS, CHICAGO
----------- f ...-------------------- ------------------*7 r --------
Hog products I/ Hog prices Y or: ar
Dec. 10,1960 $20.08 $18.20 $1.88
Dec. 3,1960 20.09 18.12 1.97
D 1195914.92 12.60 2.32
1 / Value of all edible products, fresh basis (lard rendered) in 100 lb. of live hog com-
puted 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.
T/ Difference between wholesale product value and hog prices.

HOG AND CORN PRICES AT CHICAGO AND HOG-CORN PRICE RATIO
------------------------------------------- ---- ------------ -------- t...
Barrows and Corn. Hog-corn
Week ended eilts 1/ No. 3, yel ow price ratio
Dollars per I Cents per based on
100 pounds : bushel barrows and gilts
------------ ----------------------------------------------------------
Dec. 10,1960 17.55 99.5 17.6
Dec. 3,1960 17.72 95.5 18.6
Dec. 12,1959 12.06 108.9 11.1
1/ Weighted average. 2/ Simple average. -------------


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951


HOGS: AVERAGE COST. WEIGHT. AND NUMBER OF PACKER AND SHIPPER PURCHASES 1/

Louis Kan- S. S. 8-
o Chi- Natl. sa Omaha Sioux St. St. Indian- mkts.
Month cago Stock City City Joseph Paul apolis comn.
Yards bined
........................----........--.....----.......----............................. ..---------------- ..
AVERAGE COST Dollars per 100 pounds
Barrows Nov. 1960 17.65 17.62 17.15 17.25 17.14 17.17 17.10 17.85 17.56
and Oct. 1960 17.60 17.50 17.10 17.24 17.12 17.10 16.97 17.77 17.50
gilts Nov. 1959 12.75 12.88 12.47 12.48 12.57 12.55 12.59 15.05 12.61
Nov. 1960 14.33 14.64 14.47 14.67 14.55 14.79 14.50 14.48 14.53
Sows Oct. 1960 14.65 14.89 14.70 14.82 14.57 14.82 14.47 14.48 14.66
Nov. 1959 10.08 10.58 10.52 10.55 10.05 10.57 10.51 10.08 10.28
AVEAGE^f------------------------------'-----**-*'-^***-*-*----*-**----*-*-**------------
AVERAGE WEIGHT Pounds
Barrows Nov. 1960 229 225 2553 236 236 251 250 228 231
and Oct. 1960 226 218 250 250 250 226 226 225 225
gilts Nov. 1959 250 221 250 253 253 225 224 227 228
Nov. 1960 441 397 424 452 450 405 410 457 424
Sows Oct. 1960 416 381 406 412 408 586 595 445 405
QY. .. 454 401 420 422 421 392 406 439 417
--U---------------------------------*---- -----------
NUMBER OF HEAD -
Barrows Nov. 1960 127508 205925 64468 158211 140969 104697 185929 107154 1092659
and Oct. 1960 106802 194059 58762 127573 125660 95226 165820 110927 980809
gilts Nov. 1959 165215 256722 66965 205115 218015 125824 227708 150058 1595618
Nov. 1960 14257 19594 5528 21552 14751 9778 24364 16147 125771
Sow Oct. 1960 15678 17469 4798 18755 15914 9557 23807 14567 116125
Nov. 1959. 25421.. 255355 ....6095.. 24445.. 1856.5.. o317 ..24.. .7... 1 4
SOWS Percentage of total
Nov. 1960 10 9 8 12 9 9 12 15 10
Oct. 1960 31 8 8 15 10 9 15 12 11
Nov. 1959 12 9 8 11 8 8 12 12 .0
1/ Weighted average.
AVERAGE WHOLESALE VALUE OF HOG PRODUCTS DERIVED
FROM 100 LB. LIVE HOG, COMPARED WITH PRICES OF LIVE HOGS, CHICAGO
Month Hog products 1/ Hog prices 2j or arg /
Nov. 1960 $19.90 $17.97 $1.93
Oct. 1960 19.44 17.82 1.62
Nov. 1959 15.32 15.06 2.26
1 / Value of all edible products, fresh basis (lard rendered) in 100 lb. of live hog com-
puted 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.
T/ Difference between wholesale product value and hog prices.
HOG AND CORN PRICES AT CHICAGO AND HOG-CORN PRICE RATIO
Barrows and Corn. Hog-corn
.. ,iIts 1/ No. 3, yel ow price ratio
Month Dollars per Cents per based on
100 pounds bushel barrows and gilts
Nov. 1960 17.65 96.0 18.4
Oct. 1960 17.60 105.7 16.7
Nov. 1959 12.75 110.0 11.6
---/- -ig-hted" ave- ge. ..---------------- -----------
~/Weighted average.





952

SHEEP AND IAMBS: WEEKLY AVERAGE OF DAILY QUOTATIONS
In dollars per 100 pounds
.
- -0 --- -_- _
:Kansas : Fort :::Not
Classification : Chicago o Omaha Ct : or : Denver : Ogden : Port-
landd
--------------- la--d
SIAUGHTER LAMBS: (Wooled) 10# down
Prime Dec. 10, 1960 17.88 16.98 17.00
Dec. 12, 1959 .. -
Choice Dec. 10, 1960 17.58 16.92 16.32 1 ".55 7.58 16.2 16.84
Dec. 12, 1959 17.75 17.72 17.62 16.90 17.98 17.05 17.25


Good


Dec. 10, 1960
Dec. 12, 1959


15.75
17.00


15.80
16.98


15.50
16.88


16.00
16.40


16.12
17.58


15.50
16.42


16.00
16.50


EWES: (Wooled) All wts.
Good and Dec. 10, 1960 5.50
Choice Dec. 12, 1959 4.50
Cull and Dec. 10, 1960 5.00
Utility Dec. 12, 1959 3.75
-----------------------
FEEDER IAMBS All wts.
Good and Dec. 10, 1960 -
Choice Dec. 12, 1959 --
Shornbasis. -----------


4.62 4.75 6.12* 4.88
5.50 -4.25* 5.45* 4.50 5.25
4.75 5.88 6.05* 4.88* 5.75
4.12 3.50* 6.38* 3.75* 3.00 5.50


15.75
17.25
-----p


15.00
14.25
----------


16.88 15.50
18.25 15.50
--- -


Live animal


Chicago
Wholesale
prices,


1/


LIVESTOCK PRICES AT CHICAGO COMPARED WITH WHOLESALE AND COMPOSITE RETAIL
MEAT PRICES AND WHOLESALE AND RETAIL MEAT VALUES AT NEW YORK
Steers : Lambs : Hogs
_'N`5. -67 Oct ~ fNriov7 N'atv7 -0 Tc 1 '6 i TO ~*v7 T IM.-
.1.23 _:1960 _:_1959 : 160 : 1960 : 1959 1960 : 1960
prices Dollars per 100 pounds
......... 26.82 25.60 27.26 17.72 18.60 19.26* 17.87 17.8


meat
New York 2/


Composite retail meat
prices, New York 5/


: 1959

1 12.88


43.74 42.74 46.18 41.20 42.26 42.29 -
Cents per pound

77.36 75.57 75.87 60.47 64.04 64.98 -
Value of carcass meat from Q100# live animal (Dollars)


Wholesale-New York 4/ 26.24 25.64 27.71 20.19 20.71 20.72 21.79 21.36 18.55
Retail New York 5/ 36.36 35.52 35.66 28.54 30.23 30.67 28.73 27.54 24.45
1/ Av. Choice and Prime steers, 900-1100 lb., Choice and Prime lambs, and U. S. No. 1, 2 and
3, 220-24Q0# hogs. *Choice grade only. 2/ Av. Choice and Prime steer beef, 600-800 lb., and Choice
and Prime lamb. 5/ Composite av., of semi-monthly retail quotations on various cuts (incl. lard)
combined in propoFtion to their respective yields from live weight. 4/ 60 lb. of beef carcass,
49 lb. of lamb carcass and 60.43 lb. of principal hog products consisting of smoked, skinned hams,
bacon, picnics, fresh loins, Boston butts, spareribs, and carton lard combined in proportion to
their respective yields from live weight. 5/ 47.0 lb. of beef cuts, 47.2 lb. of lamb cuts and
58.56 lb. of principal hog products, incl. Tard.


14.62
14.75






933


BOSTON WOOL MARKET REVIEW


Trading on greasy domestic worsted wools in
the Boston market was slow with prices about
steady. Woolen wools and noils were slow but
prices were unchanged. Most activity centered
around scoured pulled wools. There were a few
sales of one-half and quarter-blood Territory
wools and medium fleece wools at steady prices.
Movement of Texas wools continued slow.
Cabled reports from Australia at midweek in-
dicated an uneven market. South African markets
were firm except some weakness on some combing
wools. Quotations from New Zealand showed most
apparel types firm but a continued weakness in
carpet wools and some cross-bred types. The
South American markets continued slow with Buenos
Aires carpet wool prices declining.
According to the Crop Reporting Board of the
Agricultural Marketing Service the average price
received by farmers for wool in mid-November was
394 per grease pound. This compares to 39.5# for
the previous month and 43.2, in November 1959.
Fleece Wools A good weight of fleece braid
sold at 830 clean on the core and medium lambs
about 770 clean. Some quarter-blood wool moving
around $1.05 and three-eighths blood $1.06-1.07.
Territory Wools About a car each of graded
quarter-blood and graded one-half blood brought
around $1.07 and $1.10 respectively. A fair
volume of original bag, bulk fine and half-blood,
sold in Wyoming between 37-40# in the grease,
estimated to cost between $1.07-1.10 clean, de-
livered Boston.
Texas Wools Activity in Texas was slow but
prices were unchanged from a week earlier.
Mohair Activity in mohair slowed somewhat
following the relatively active period of recent
weeks. Prices were steady at 81g for adult and
$1.16T for kid hair to the warehouse.
Foreign Wools Trade in spot foreign wools
continued very slow. Cabled quotations from
foreign markets at week's end with combing wools
converted to clean U. S. yields in bond as
follows:


South Afri(
Oil-combed
7 $1.05
8 1.03
12 1.03
47 1.01
48 .99
52 .98
53 .95


Australia
Oil-combe
$1.06 4
1.04 4
1.00 4
.97


Scoured Yields
17 99*
22 974
27 944
32 90*
33 886




i
t22 $1.01
123 .94
t24 .91


86
93
834
100


New Zealand
Oil-combed
88# 107
86# 114
840 128
830


Montevideo Super Skirted: 64s 944; 60/64s-
93#, 60s 914, 58/60s 880, 58/56s 860,
50/56s 84e.

Carpet Wools Sales of spot carpet wool
continued very slow. The Pakistan/India wools
auctioned in Liverpool on December 7th sold
near recent price levels with poor demand.
South America and New Zealand carpet wools
moved to slightly lower price levels. Greasy
Buenos Aires November second clip wools were
quoted at 71-730, clean fibers present for
shipment. New Zealand carpet fleeces were
offered at 76-780 and early shorn fleeces at
74-76# clean fibers present.

Woolen Wools Fine 12 months Texas
scoured sold at $1.21. Other sales follow:
Scoured Pulled Domestic
64s 1--2*" Gd. White $1.20
60s 2 -3" White 1.06
56/58s 1l-2" Lt. gray .80
56s 2,-3" Ch. Wh. 1.02
50s 3-4" Stained 1.03
Greasy Pulled Domestic
Clean Basis
58s 2,-3" White 96#
Grensy Pulled Foreign
Clean Basis
N.Z. 56/58s 2-3" Super
Good style $1.05
Aust. 58/60s 2&-31" Wh. $1.15
Noils
Super/Good clear Aust.
58s French 63*
Arg. 58/60s Schlums. 620
Arg. 60s Schlums. 63#
Wool Tops Trade in wool tops continued
slow. Some inquiry for fine and quarter-blood
but little moving. Quotes follow:
Warp Aust. D/C Warp Dom. D/C
70s $1.81 $1.75
64s 1.75 1.69
62s 1.69 1.61
60s 1.64 1.52
58/60s 1.60 1.50
CLOSING FUTURES QUOTATIONS Dec. 8, 1960
(Furnished by the Wool Assoc. of the N.Y.
Cotton Exchange)
Dec. wool tops $1.465 : Dec. wool $1.09
Mar. wool tops 1.450 : Mar. wool 1.11
64s grade 2.55" min. : 64s grade 2," ave.
length : stretched length









WHOLESALE MEAT TRADE REVIEWS


LESS THAN CARLOT NEAT TRADE REVIEWS


EASTERN SEABOARD Good demand generally
prevailed for bulk fresh meats this week at all
markets. Beef trade was mostly active as out-
let for carcasses and cuts was fairly broad,
with ribs and rounds moving promptly at most
points. Shortage of Choice and Prime veal in
conjunction with the seasonal cut-back in sup-
plies of all grades influenced price upturns.
Lamb was rather slow, particularly front ends,
while hindsaddles found fairly good demand on
the part of chain buyers. Pork movement was
slow at the outset but turned mostly active
thereafter. Clearance was generally complete
for all classes at the several markets aside
from a small carryover of lamb at New York.
Steer beef sold steady to $1.50 higher; cow
beef 500-$1.00 higher; veal and calf steady to
mostly $2.00 higher, some veal as much as $3.00
up at New York. Lamb prices were steady to
strong in the Baltimore-Washington area, but
otherwise were weak to $2.00 lower. The trend
for pork loins was steady to $2.00 lower at all
markets except New York where loins sold $1.00-
$2.00 higher, bulk of closing sales at the full
advance. Fresh skinned pork hams sold steady
to $2.00 higher, mostly $1.00-2.00 up while
Boston butts and spareribs were steady to mostly
$1.00 lower.
Kosher steer forequarters sold $1.00 higher
while the trend for kosher lamb foresaddles was
weak to $2.00 lower, mostly $1.00-2.00 off.

CHICAGO Fresh meat supplies for the cur-
rent week were moderate and ample for trade
requirements in most cases. Bulk of the beef
graded Choice, although Prime showed an increase
as most local packers offered beef from the
International Show. While all weight ranges of
lamb were available, 56-65# weights were shown
most liberally. Carcass beef trade was moder-
ately active, however, primal cuts accounted
for the bulk of the sales in this division.
Beef loins were slow but rounds and ribs moved
freely as did chucks after Tuesday. Veal prices
advanced for the second straight week in a mod-
erately active trade. Carcass lamb met a fair
early demand but activity slowed as the week
progressed. Lamb ribs were hard to sell in
most quarters but other primal cuts generally
had adequate outlets. Fresh pork trading was
fairly active, loins recovering part of the
substantial decline of the previous week.
Clearance of fresh meat at wholesale was fairly
good. Steer and heifer beef sold fully steady;
veal $1.00-2.00 higher; lamb steady to $1.00
lower; pork loins $1.50-2.00 higher; Boston
butts steady; spareribs 3# down steady to $1.00
lower.


PACIFIC COAST Continued liberal supplies
of beef were no more than adequate for a contin-
uing good demand while other meats were in
moderate supply, and veal and calf were some-
what limited. In general, trading was fairly
active with demand centering on smoked and
fresh hams. Good and Choice beef sold $1.00-
2.00 higher in California and strong to mostly
$1.00 higher in the Pacific northwest; cow beef
steady in San Francisco and mostly $1.00-1.50
higher at other points. Veal and calf closed
mostly steady, instances $2.00 higher. Lamb
sold steady with instances $1.00 higher in the
northwest. Fresh pork loins steady to $1.00
lower as part of the substantial early down-
turns were recovered. Smoked pork prices were
firm, instances $1.00 higher on bacon. Lard
supplies continued rather limited and prices
were firm.

CARLOT MEAT TRADE REVIEWS

MIDWEST CARLOT DRESSED MEAT SUMMARY -
Steer and heifer beef prices advanced late in
the week offsetting early downturns. Beef
supplies were slightly above normal and demand
was moderate. Lamb supplies were near normal
and demand moderate. Clearance was generally
complete. Steer beef closed mostly steady, in-
stances 500 lower; heifer beef fully steady; cow
beef 504-$1.00 lower. Lamb 45-55# $1.00-1.50
lower, 35-45# mostly $2.00 off. Pork loins and
fresh hams advanced $1.00-1.50; pork butts mostly
steady; pork sides steady to 700 lower.
Choice 600-700# steer carcasses closed at
$1.50-42.50, 700-80Q# $l0.25-41.00, few carlots
$41.50; Good 600-700# $38.50-41.00, Good 700-800#
$37.50-39.50. Choice 500-700C heifer beef $40.00-
$41.00, Good $37.50-39.00; Utility cow beef
$28.00-29.50. Choice and Prime h5-55# lamb
$34.50-35.75, 35-49 $36.25-37.50; 8-12# pork
loins $43.00-oi.50; 12-14# fresh hams $45.00-46.50,
lh-l6# $43.00-U.00; 4-8# butts $31.00-32.50; U.S.
No. 1, 2 and 3, 135-155# pork carcasses $24.30-
$25.75, 155-175# $23.80-25.50.

CARLOT SUMM1ARY Chicago, Denver, New York
and Philadelphia. Trading was generally moder-
ately active. Steer beef sold fully steady at
Chicago except 800-900# carcasses which advanced
500; Choice steer beef closed steady at New York,
with Good 500-800# steady to 500 lower while Good
800-900? was strong to 500 higher. Steer beef
sold steady to 500 higher at Denver but steady to
500 lower at Philadelphia. Heifer beef closed
steady to 500 higher; cow beef weak to $1.50
lower; lamb weak to $1.00 off; pork loins $1.00-
$2.00 higher.









Classificati


935
iEOLESALE DRESSED MEAT PRICES LESS THAN CARLOT BASIS
Weekly average of daily quotations in dollars per 100 pounds

New York Chicago San Francisco Los Angeles
on *D------ ------- -- ----- -----c-2
Dec.10 : Dec.12 I Dec.10 : Dec.12 : Dec.10 : Dec.12 : Dec.10 : Dec.12


Steer beef -
Prime
Choice

Good

Heifer beef -
Choice


700-800#
600-700
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 8-14
Butts 4-8
Spareribs 5# down
Cured pork -
Hams, smk. skd. -(Cook
before eating) 12-16#
Bacon, smoked, sliced -
1# package (box lots)
Picnics, smoked (Cook
before eating) 4-8#
Lard, 1# carton


: 1960-
44.75
45.75
44.75
42.25
43.00


57.00
50.50
42.90

41.05
40.95

48.90
38.00
41.15


50.00

48.50

33.00
16.50


: 1959 : 1960 : 1959 : 1960 : 1959 : 1960 t 1959


48.70
45.20
45.70
42.95
45.45


61.50
50.00
45.00


44.25
42.75
42.50
42.50

42.75
42.75
40.69

55.00
51.00
43.50


42.00 40.12
40.25 40.12


38.530
52.60
54.50


45.88
35.00
37.25


41.00 54.50

35.00 53.50

29.50 35.25
12.75 15.50


42.56
40.50
40.00
40.00


41.12
39.75
40.12
38.75


45.00
41.50
42.25
40.50


-- 39.62
-- 38.50


55.00
47.00
42.00


50.00


-- 39.50
58.75 39.50


54.85
27.45
50.75


52.00
41.50
43.50


49.00 53.00

58.75 56.75

30.25 32.50
12.00 17.00


41.06
39.31
39.81
38.50

40.81
39.12
38.69


55.00


-- 40.00
59.75 40.00


40.00
54.00
36.00


48.50
41.62
40.50


51.50 52.50

59.75 52.50

51.00 33.00
15.50 16.06


BULK PRICES CARLOT BASIS EEK ENDED DEC. 9, 1960
: P"i-e -- -a- Frlcis d13vTr Classification P -ri- adF F .B. F de.
go eenver : aNo : e
:C~ Thi~~ 7- v -- 5Q9b -Irev-o13 -bhj1Edjrah


Steer Beef
Choice


Good


Heifer beef -
Choice

Good


Cow beef All veig
Utility
Canner and Cutter
Lamb -
Prime 55-
45-
55-
Choice 55-
45-
55-
Fresh pork -
Loins 8-


42.50-43.00
41.50-42.00
40.50-41.00
39.50-40.50
59.50-40.50
39.00-40.00

40.75-41.00
40.75-41.00
39.00-59.50
39.00-39.50

29.00-29.50
28.50-29.00

57.00-38.00
36.00-57.00
55.50-54.50
57.00-58.00
56.00-37.00
33.50-54.50

44.00-44.50


41.50-42.00
40.00-41.00
39.00-40.00

38.75-40.00
58.75-40.00

42.00
39.50-40.00

38.25

28.50-29.50


56.00
54.00-55.00
32.00-32.50
36.00
54.00-55.00
52.00-52.50


41.75-42.25
40.75-41.25
39.50-59.75

59.25-59.75
58.50-59.25

40.00-40.25
40.00-40.25
58.25-58.75
58.25-58.75

28.00-28.50
28.00-28.50

56.25
55.25-55.75
52.75-55.25
36.25
35.25-55.75
32.75-55.25

45.50-44.50


44.50-45.00
45.25-44.00
42.25-45.00
42.00-43.00
42.00-42.50
41.00-42.50


39.00-41.00
57.50-59.50
55.00-36.00
59.00-41.00
37.50-59.50
55.00-56.00


44.00-44.50
43.00-43.50
42.00-42.50

40.50-42.50
40.00-42.00


42.50-45.00


29.50-51.00
29.50-50.00

39.00-40.00
57.50-58.50
56.00-57.00
39.00-40.00
57.50-58.50
56.00-57.00

45.00-46.50


42.88
40.88
41.58
40.00


40.00
40.00

57.50
34.00
55.00


50.58

40.50

29.50
15.75


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

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


its -


45#
55
35
15
55
35

V#




936

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