Carlot Veal Carcass Report
USDA - Thu Nov 08, 10:59AM CST
NW_LS452
St. Joseph, MO     Thu Nov 08, 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 steady
to firm on comparable sales of non-packer owned calves and steady on
packer owned calves. Demand was light to moderate on light offerings.
Harvest numbers were 15.4 percent lower compared to last week's
total. Dressed weights were down 7.6 pounds in the Northeast, down 28.2
pounds in the North Central, with the total NE & NC being down 18.1 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      1168   295.00-  312.00    308.92
 **PACKER OWNED**
Hide-Off, 255-315 Lbs. Hot Basis      1314   304.00-  310.00    305.67
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*CONTRACT INFORMATION:  Hot Basis, Hide-Off*

Current future contracts offered:  Firm Bottom Northeast and North
Central, 300.00 for December.
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Special Fed Veal Slaughter for:            Year Ago     YTD       YTD
 Week ending:           11/03/18  10/27/18 11/04/17     2018      2017
Northeast                  2,094     2,119    2,150   89,990    94,332
North Central              1,523     2,155    1,882   72,349    75,829
Total NE & NC              3,617     4,274    4,032  162,339   170,161
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Special Fed Veal Dressed Weights          Year Ago
 Week ending:           11/03/18  10/27/18 11/04/17
Northeast                  280.2     287.8    290.2
North Central              281.7     309.8    285.2
Total NE & NC              280.8     298.9    287.9
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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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