Sheldon Slaughter Cattle Auction (Thu)
NW_LS721
Des Moines, IA    Thu Oct 11, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 10/11/2018
 
Receipts:  655    Last Week:  370    Year Ago:  351
 
Compared to last week, steers are 1.00 to 2.00 lower, Holstein steers
are 1.00 to 2.00 lower, and heifers are 2.00 to 3.00 lower.  Trade 
was active on a higher offering today, due to wet weather keeping 
farmers out of the field.  Receipts included 34 percent steers, 41 
percent Holstein steers, and 25 percent heifers. Steer top was 
108.00, Holstein steer top was 89.00, and heifer top was 107.50.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   86   1307-1461   1397    107.00-108.00     107.44

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   46     1521      1521       107.50         107.50

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   24   1240-1279   1261    104.00-106.00     105.78
   14   1340-1400   1373    104.00-106.50     105.27

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1535-1582   1569    104.00-105.00     104.42

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1520-1563   1550    101.00-103.50     101.74

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1128-1275   1185    100.00-102.00     100.87
   23   1195-1287   1238    105.00-117.00     112.26   Value Added / return to feed
    6   1388-1457   1428    101.50-103.00     101.91
    4     1381      1381       107.50         107.50   Value Added / return to feed


              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1095-1240   1168     86.00-88.00       86.94
   13   1170-1293   1243     90.00-95.00       91.79   Value Added / crossbreds
   13   1305-1456   1410     84.00-89.00       85.70
    5   1315-1445   1350     90.00-95.00       92.21   Value Added / crossbreds
    8   1504-1545   1515     85.00-87.00       85.63
   27     1510      1510        94.50          94.50   Value Added / crossbreds

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1233-1265   1253     81.00-81.50       81.06
   33   1340-1493   1424     80.00-83.00       81.26
   35   1518-1580   1548     80.00-83.00       82.34

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21   1110-1269   1181     71.00-75.00       72.34
   20   1302-1432   1375     70.00-73.00       72.13
    7   1505-1615   1548     71.00-73.00       71.42

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1134-1285   1191     76.00-79.00       76.82
   33   1333-1475   1390     75.00-79.00       78.00
   25   1529-1605   1541     77.00-79.00       78.79


                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26   1247-1380   1297    106.25-107.50     106.76

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   34   1005-1198   1148    104.00-106.00     105.44
   38   1208-1348   1311    104.00-106.00     104.80

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1437-1525   1452    105.00-106.50     105.54

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1410-1449   1442    101.00-103.00     101.71

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12   1042-1160   1116    100.00-103.00     101.24
   41   1230-1393   1261    100.00-103.00     101.69


Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA
         515-284-4460
         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS721.txt
 
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