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Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 02/23/2012

Friday, February 24, 2012

Receipts:  413    Last Week:  484    Year Ago:  582
 
The trend compared to last week is 1.00 to 1.50 higher on the 
Choice steers, 3.50 to 5.00 higher on the Choice Holstein steers, and
1.50 to 3.00 higher on the Choice heifers.  Demand was good on a 
steady offering today. Receipts included 28 percent steers, 46 
percent Holstein steers, and 25 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1275-1280   1277    124.50-125.50     125.07
   51   1379-1480   1398    125.00-128.25     126.03

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   24   1172-1296   1256    123.00-123.75     123.36

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   39   1370-1475   1421    123.00-124.75     123.67

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17   1357-1415   1377    115.00-119.25     117.87

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1265-1275   1272    119.75-121.50     120.92

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   72   1305-1480   1373    117.00-119.00     117.93
    2     1503      1503       118.00         118.00

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10    145-1249   1130    112.00-115.00     112.35
   41   1311-1498   1400    113.00-115.50     114.67

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1260-1279   1275    108.50-111.00     110.51
   14   1373-1448   1393    109.75-111.00     110.06
    9   1510-1573   1559    110.25-111.50     111.23

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Standard 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8   1040-1123   1104    100.00-106.00     101.45

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17   1101-1147   1126    124.00-125.10     124.52
   13   1243-1250   1245    126.00-126.50     126.35

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1080-1190   1156    120.00-123.00     121.82
    5     1245      1245       123.75         123.75

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26   1015-1199   1132    117.00-120.75     119.05
    7   1210-1255   1236       119.00         119.00

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