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Weekly cattle and hog prices mixed

Highlights from Cattle Marketing Report:

Canfax reporting over 42 thousand head of feeder cattle were sold last week, an increase of about 2200 head from the previous week.

Feeder steers prices ranged from $336.71 per cwt for the 300-400lb weight category, to $232.50 per cwt for the 800-900lb weight category.  

Prices for feeder heifers ranged from $257.03 per cwt for the 300-400lb weight category, to $210.00 per cwt for the 800+lb weight category.

The slaughter cow price was down from last week, with the price of D2's dropping $6.21 to $97.79 per cwt,  while the price of D3's was down $2.50 for an average price of $86.57per cwt.

The rail price for non-fed cattle in Alberta ranged between $187.00-192.00 per cwt. This is down $13.00 per cwt on both ends compared to the previous week.

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