Carlot Veal Carcass Report
NW_LS452
St. Joseph, MO     Mon Feb 11, 2019     USDA Market News

USDA CARLOT VEAL CARCASS REPORT - Northeast and North Central Basis

Compared to last week: The special fed veal carcass market was steady
to firm on comparable sales of non-packer owned calves and on
packer owned calves. Demand was light to moderate on light offerings.
Harvest numbers were 16.6 percent higher compared to last week's
total. Dressed weights were down 1.8 pounds in the Northeast, up 1.5
pounds in the North Central, with the total NE & NC being down 0.9 pounds.

 Represents calves harvested Thursday through Saturday of last 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       693   295.00-  312.00    308.77
 **PACKER OWNED**
Hide-Off, 255-315 Lbs. Hot Basis       792   304.00-  310.00    305.92
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*CONTRACT INFORMATION:  Hot Basis, Hide-Off*

Current future contracts offered:  Firm Bottom Northeast and North
Central, 300.00 for June.
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Special Fed Veal Slaughter for:            Year Ago     YTD       YTD
 Week ending:           02/09/19  02/02/19 02/10/18     2019      2018
Northeast                  2,064     2,048    2,087   12,665    12,479
North Central              1,776     1,245    2,010    8,782    10,482
Total NE & NC              3,840     3,293    4,097   21,447    22,961
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Special Fed Veal Dressed Weights          Year Ago
 Week ending:           02/09/19  02/02/19 02/10/18
Northeast                  278.1     279.9    275.7
North Central              274.0     272.4    280.9
Total NE & NC              276.2     277.1    278.3
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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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