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Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 11/08/2012

Friday, November 9, 2012

Receipts:  510    Last Week:  587    Year Ago:  553
 
The trend compared to last week is 1.00 to 1.50 lower on the Choice 
steers, 1.00 to 1.50 lower on the Choice Holstein steers, and steady 
on the Choice heifers.  Demand was good on a slightly lower 
offering today.  Receipts included 28 percent steers, 54 percent 
Holstein steers, and 18 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12   1215-1299   1285    122.00-122.60     122.51
   38   1310-1477   1409    122.00-124.25     122.74
   13   1517-1524   1522    122.00-123.10     122.76

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21   1210-1263   1233    120.00-121.00     120.76
   33   1320-1479   1442    120.00-121.75     120.93

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1615-1635   1625    117.50-119.50     118.49

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6     1325      1325       118.50         118.50
    5     1609      1609       113.75         113.75

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      990       990       116.00         116.00
    2     1085      1085       118.00         118.00
    9   1150-1223   1207    117.00-118.00     117.21

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   77   1320-1495   1423    107.00-113.50     108.20
   42   1522-1607   1550    107.00-111.00     108.42

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1200-1244   1235    104.50-105.00     104.60
   49   1309-1493   1426    105.00-106.75     105.89
   53   1544-1676   1590    104.75-106.75     105.69

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13   1090-1270   1183    101.50-103.00     102.23
   17   1325-1448   1405    101.00-103.50     102.37
    3     1510      1510       101.00         101.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Standard 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1090-1275   1182     95.00-100.00      98.46
   12   1353-1428   1376     92.00-100.00      98.97

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   36   1259-1345   1320    122.50-123.00     122.90

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   43   1260-1398   1315    120.00-121.50     120.71

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1087-1150   1108    117.00-118.00     117.35
    6     1247      1247       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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