Daily Estimated Livestock Slaughter
SJ_LS710
St Joseph, MO    Thu May 17, 2018     USDA Market News
Estimated Daily Livestock Slaughter under Federal Inspection

                               CATTLE   CALVES        HOGS     SHEEP
Thursday 05/17/2018      (est  120,000    2,000     453,000     8,000
Week ago (est)                 119,000    2,000     461,000     6,000
Year ago (act)                 106,000    1,000     440,000     7,000
Week to date (est)             474,000    8,000   1,833,000    30,000
Same Period Last Week (est)    475,000    8,000   1,835,000    28,000
Same Period Last Year (act)    455,000    7,000   1,760,000    28,000
Previous Day Estimated       Steer and Heifer  Cow and Bull
                 Wednesday      93,000               25,000




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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