Iowa Weekly Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Report: For Week Ending: Saturday, Feb 25, 2012

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Market: Denison, IA                                                       
Market: Dunlap, IA                                                        
Market: Knoxville, IA                                                     
Market: Lamoni, IA                                                        
Market: Russell, IA 
Market: Sigourney, IA                                                     
Market: Tama Auction, IA 

Receipts:  14,968    Last Week:  11,456    Last Year:  7,563           

                          Feeder Steers Large 1                           
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9     417        417       218.00         218.00 
         46   554-584      559    180.00-192.00     189.82                
         15     647        647       174.75         174.75                
          5     720        720       150.00         150.00 Calves         

                          Feeder Steers Medium 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5     365        365       190.00         190.00                
          5     474        474       175.00         175.00                
         10     518        518       168.00         168.00                
          6     565        565       155.00         155.00                
         29     695        695       155.00         155.00 Calves         
         12     734        734       152.00         152.00 Calves 

                     Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price 
         17   263-293      274    224.00-235.00     227.56                
         31   313-348      336    211.00-235.00     221.61                
        107   354-399      375    192.50-228.25     216.50                
        215   403-448      424    193.00-220.00     211.54                
        224   450-499      475    186.00-215.00     197.88                
        438   503-547      527    171.00-202.00     190.54                
         13     513        513       185.50         185.50 Fancy          
        484   551-599      576    167.00-195.00     180.41                
        303   600-649      630    165.00-180.50     170.56                
        541   602-648      625    163.00-182.25     174.09 Calves         
         30   617-618      618    177.00-187.75     179.86 Fancy          
         15     640        640       163.00         163.00 Fleshy         
        442   651-698      675    157.00-171.25     165.17                
        524   650-697      675    158.00-176.00     168.78 Calves         
        273   700-747      721    150.00-161.50     157.14                
        212   700-746      724    154.50-167.00     163.49 Calves         
        664   750-798      770    144.50-158.25     154.49                
        313   750-792      770    152.00-162.00     156.15 Calves         
         78     789        789       150.50         150.50 Fleshy         
         72     754        754       160.50         160.50 Load           
        461   801-845      827    141.50-152.00     148.23                
         30   802-819      807    151.00-151.75     151.23 Calves         
        534   850-896      871    130.00-150.25     146.57                
        277   901-940      920    133.50-147.00     143.03                
        199   952-994      968    136.25-140.75     138.07                
         94  1006-1044    1023    133.75-136.00     135.00                

                         Feeder Steers Large 1-2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6     527        527       175.00         175.00                
          6     643        643       169.00         169.00 Calves         
          7     706        706       156.50         156.50 Calves         

                    Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5     383        383       199.00         199.00                
         13   420-448      434    187.00-190.00     187.69                
         26   450-490      476    187.00-197.00     192.16                
         84   503-548      533    174.00-187.00     181.01                
        132   550-599      581    164.50-182.00     172.75                
         18   612-623      619    155.00-165.50     161.28                
          6     635        635       164.50         164.50 Calves         
         22   652-693      684    152.00-159.50     154.35                
         10   688-690      689    156.00-156.50     156.25 Calves         
         13   721-738      726    145.00-148.50     147.41                
         15     736        736       155.50         155.50 Calves         
         10   826-839      833    142.50-144.25     143.37                

                          Feeder Heifers Large 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          9     438        438       180.00         180.00                
         20     528        528       167.50         167.50 
         24   615-620      619    160.00-162.25     161.97                

                         Feeder Heifers Medium 1                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         10   486-488      487    142.50-164.50     153.48                

                    Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1                     
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         25   268-293      283    206.00-223.00     210.40                
         56   300-345      327    181.00-220.00     207.03                
        124   350-398      382    165.00-208.00     195.84                
        196   400-447      425    167.00-193.00     182.83                
        353   451-499      476    163.00-179.50     174.24                
        416   501-545      528    159.00-179.00     169.21                
        559   550-599      575    150.50-174.00     161.19                
        112   550-559      553    176.50-178.00     177.44 Fancy          
         29   562-589      582    156.00-159.00     157.29 Fleshy         
        109     554        554       167.00         167.00 Load           
        332   600-645      620    148.50-166.00     158.89                
        328   603-647      625    150.00-162.00     157.54 Calves         
        127   602-641      620    162.50-171.00     166.03 Replacement    
        433   652-697      671    142.00-159.00     152.16                
        205   652-694      673    149.85-158.25     154.99 Calves         
          8     650        650       140.00         140.00 Fleshy         
        162   650-682      663    159.25-168.00     162.06 Replacement    
        280   700-743      715    144.00-153.00     148.87                
        113   701-745      733    142.50-149.25     145.49 Calves         
        143   706-733      720    148.75-151.00     149.81 Load           
         40   703-749      723    152.50-170.00     162.29 Replacement    
        245   750-786      772    140.25-150.25     143.46                
        175   771-797      782    139.50-145.00     141.52 Calves         
         75   795-796      795    136.00-137.50     137.04 Fleshy         
        238   801-848      827    126.50-143.25     138.32                
         10     804        804       148.00         148.00 Replacement    
         85   860-882      880    136.00-137.25     137.06                
         18     856        856       133.75         133.75 Fleshy         
          6     939        939       132.00         132.00                

                   Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2                    
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         27   375-390      385    174.00-186.00     183.54                
         16   411-444      428    175.00-178.00     176.40                
         35   483-499      495    162.00-167.00     165.25                
         93   503-548      536    156.00-170.00     161.00                
         67   559-599      590    148.50-160.00     152.07                
         21   610-643      626    149.00-161.50     156.85                
         32   601-643      620    143.00-149.50     147.03 Calves         
         38   650-698      683    135.50-147.50     142.42                
         18   669-682      676    143.50-148.50     145.43 Calves 

                          Feeder Heifers Large 2                          
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5     512        512       154.50         154.50                

Source:  USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News, Des Moines, IA
         Taylor Cox  515-284-4460  Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
         24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS795.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/LSMarketNews

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