Tama Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Auction
NW_LS760
Des Moines, IA    Wed May 16, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 05/16/2018
 
Receipts:  1080    Last Week:  361
 
Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers 
2.50-3.00 lower, choice heifers 3.00-3.50 lower, choice Holsteins 
no comparision, slaughter cows mostly steady. Trade active. Demand 
good. Supply consisted of 63.2 percent steers, 17 percent heifers, 
4.5 percent Holsteins, 13.5 percent slaughter cows, and 1.5 
percent slaughter bulls.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   41   1253-1295    896    123.35-125.25     124.13
  301   1306-1489   1400    123.00-127.50     124.04
   57   1503-1570   1526    122.60-125.75     124.65

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   38   1216-1292   1260    118.75-122.85     121.50
   90   1300-1494   1370    118.00-122.85     120.63
    2     1585      1585       119.75         119.75

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18   1368-1458   1423     83.00-85.25       84.33
    2     1638      1638        87.25          87.25

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1253      1253        82.00          82.00
    5   1305-1328   1314     80.00-82.00       80.81
    6   1553-1586   1575        82.00          82.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1195-1255   1225     72.50-76.50       74.55
    1     1390      1390        72.50          72.50

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   39   1253-1377   1230    123.25-125.00     124.04
    1     1580      1580       123.75         123.75

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   62   1083-1190   1151    119.00-123.00     121.50
   40   1215-1377   1254    120.25-122.85     122.31
    1     1430      1430       119.00         119.00




Slaughter Cows:     146  Head                 
             Pct Lean    Weight      Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress 
Breakers      76-80     1405-2040   60.00-68.00    70.00-80.00        --   
Boners        81-85     1055-1795   50.00-59.00        --             --
Lean          86-90     1040-1295   40.00-48.00        --             --

Slaughter Bulls:     17  Head
	                 Weight      Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress
Yield Grade 1           1345-1780   63.00-75.00        --         53.00-54.00-
	                1875-2615   61.00-80.00        --             --


Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA
         515-284-4460
         e-mail:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS760.txt
 
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