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All prices quoted in Canadian $ unless otherwise stated.

(Friday to Thursday)

SLAUGHTER CATTLE

Choice Steers & Heifers Select Steers & Heifers D1,2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls ($/cwt) $ Winnipeg

77.00 -78.50 73.00 -77.00 37.00 -43.00 30.00 -38.00 50.00 -64.00

FEEDER CATTLE (Price ranges for feeders refer to top-quality animals only)

Steers

Heifers

SLAUGHTER CATTLE ($/cwt)

Grade A Steers Grade A Heifers D1, 2 Cows D3 Cows Bulls

Steers

Heifers (901+ lbs.) (801-900 lbs.) (701-800 lbs.) (601-700 lbs.) (501-600 lbs.) (401-500 lbs.) (901+ lbs.) (801-900 lbs.) (701-800 lbs.) (601-700 lbs.) (501-600 lbs.) (401-500 lbs.)

(1,000+ lbs.) (850+ lbs.)

(901+ lbs.) (801-900 lbs.) (701-800 lbs.) (601-700 lbs.) (501-600 lbs.) (401-500 lbs.) (901+ lbs.) (801-900 lbs.) (701-800 lbs.) (601-700 lbs.) (501-600 lbs.) (401-500 lbs.) $

$ Date: March 5, 2010 U. S. Direct

Futures (March 4, 2010) in U. S.

Fed Cattle April 2010 June 2010 August 2010 October 2010 December 2010 February 2011 Close 93.02 91.67 90.20 92.82 94.35 95.47

Cattle Slaughter

Canada East West

Manitoba U. S.

Week Ending February 27, 2010 62,484 14,500 47,984 149 632,000 Change Feeder Cattle +1.27 March 2010 +1.37 April 2010 +1.55 May 2010 +1.45 August 2010 +1.73 September 2010 +1.92 October 2010

Previous Year

66,213 13,581 52,632 4,894

619,000

85.00 -96.00 88.00 -100.25 92.00 -102.75 100.00 -112.00 105.00 -124.50 110.00 -127.00

87.00 -97.25 90.00 -102.25 92.00 -111.00 95.00 -116.00

Alberta South

$ 81.80 -84.75 83.75 -83.75 45.00 -60.50 33.00 -55.00 62.85 -62.85 $ 80.00 -97.00 88.00 -104.00 92.00 -111.00 98.00 -120.00

108.00 -133.00 110.00 -136.00

$ 77.00 -94.00 80.00 -98.00

82.00 -100.00 89.00 -109.00 94.00 -112.00 95.00 -118.00

Cattle Grades (Canada)

Prime AAA AA A B D E

Week Ending February 27, 2010 687 27,536 20,014 893 564 5,221 298 91.75

Ontario

$ 81.27 -91.36 79.61 -89.26 38.34 -53.47 38.34 -53.47 51.35 -66.25 $ 90.81 -103.97

86.08 -99.66 91.88 -109.19 97.15 -118.19

101.92 -124.55 108.03 -129.26

$ 81.62 -93.85 77.25 -90.95 81.40 -97.46

83.47 -102.50 88.88 -107.82 93.28 -114.88

Close 102.52 105.12 106.10 108.12 107.47 107.20 Change +1.62 +2.87 +3.00 +3.42 +2.90 +2.95

Previous Year 839 28,599 21,735 908 637 5,500 139

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