Daily Estimated Livestock Slaughter
SJ_LS710
St Joseph, MO    Wed May 16, 2018     USDA Market News
Estimated Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal Inspection

                               CATTLE   CALVES        HOGS     SHEEP
Wednesday 05/16/2018     (est  118,000    2,000     460,000     7,000
Week ago (est)                 118,000    2,000     461,000     6,000
Year ago (act)                 116,000    2,000     439,000     7,000
Week to date (est)             354,000    6,000   1,380,000    22,000
Same Period Last Week (est)    356,000    6,000   1,374,000    22,000
Same Period Last Year (act)    349,000    6,000   1,320,000    21,000
Previous Day Estimated       Steer and Heifer  Cow and Bull
                 Tuesday        95,000               24,000




Source:  USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division, St Joseph, MO
         816-676-7000   e-mail:  stjoe.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
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