Carlot Veal Carcass Report
NW_LS452
St. Joseph, MO     Thu Jun 14, 2018     USDA Market News

USDA CARLOT VEAL CARCASS REPORT - Northeast and North Central Basis

Compared to last week: The special fed veal carcass market was mostly
steady to weak on comparable sales of non-packer owned calves and packer
owned calves. Demand was light to moderate on light to moderate offerings.
Harvest numbers were 6.6 percent higher compared to last week's
total. Dressed weights were up 2.8 pounds in the Northeast, down 0.1
pounds in the North Central, with the total NE & NC being up 2.8 pounds.

 Represents calves harvested Monday through Wednesday of this week.
VEAL CARCASS, SPECIAL FED, HOT BASIS-PAID TO PRODUCER - FOB BASIS
 Includes previously committed contract and open market calves.

 NON-PACKER OWNED                  Head          Range        Wtd Avg
Hide-Off, 255-315 Lbs. Hot Basis      1511   291.00-  311.00    307.36
 **PACKER OWNED**
Hide-Off, 255-315 Lbs. Hot Basis       857   300.00-  310.00    303.01
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*CONTRACT INFORMATION:  Hot Basis, Hide-Off*

Current future contracts offered:  Firm Bottom Northeast and North
Central, 300.00 for October.
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Special Fed Veal Slaughter for:            Year Ago     YTD       YTD
 Week ending:           06/09/18  06/02/18 06/10/17     2018      2017
Northeast                  1,924     2,093    2,110   47,754    49,809
North Central              1,622     1,233    1,723   38,250    41,005
Total NE & NC              3,546     3,326    3,833   86,004    90,814
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Special Fed Veal Dressed Weights          Year Ago
 Week ending:           06/09/18  06/02/18 06/10/17
Northeast                  277.2     274.4    280.6
North Central              289.3     289.4    277.1
Total NE & NC              282.8     280.0    279.0
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* North Central = OH, IN, IL, MI, & WI
* Northeast     = MA, MD, PA, NY, NJ, DE, CT, & VT
** Packer Owned = Ownership, harvesting and processing controlled by
                  same party.

Source: USDA Livestock, Poultry, and Grain Market News Division, St. Joseph, MO
        Eric Lyssy                816-676-7000  StJoe.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
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