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Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 12/06/2012

Friday, December 7, 2012

Receipts:  409    Last Week:  800    Year Ago:  547
 
The trend compared to last week is steady to 1.00 higher on the 
Choice steers, steady on the Choice Holstein steers, and 2.00 
higher on the Choice heifers.  Demand was good on a lower offering 
today.  Receipts included 42 percent steers, 35 percent Holstein 
steers, and 23 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12     1291      1291       123.00         123.00
   52   1302-1481   1409    123.25-126.50     124.92
   27   1506-1562   1532    123.75-126.50     125.15

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19   1115-1280   1235    120.25-121.25     120.89

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   20   1336-1420   1379    121.00-122.00     121.35

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1320-1485   1397    116.50-119.50     118.09
    2     1560      1560       118.00         118.00

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     1048      1048       119.00         119.00
   19   1160-1269   1199    116.00-118.00     117.02

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1103-1175   1123    110.00-113.00     111.85
    3   1330-1430   1363    111.00-114.00     112.05
   12   1508-1570   1539    111.00-114.60     113.86

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14   1160-1276   1237    106.50-109.25     108.32
   50   1315-1486   1404    106.00-109.50     107.52
    6     1725      1725       106.00         106.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1133-1205   1164    102.50-105.00     104.12
   14   1310-1490   1375    104.50-105.50     105.00
    8   1555-1640   1596    104.50-105.00     104.94

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Standard 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10   1090-1285   1236     95.00-100.00      99.56
    7   1345-1490   1415     95.00-102.00      98.63

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   55   1245-1396   1320    123.25-125.10     124.49

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10   1202-1380   1277    121.00-122.00     121.78

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1210-1338   1292    116.00-118.00     116.98
    4     1423      1423       117.00         117.00

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12   1125-1155   1141    116.00-119.00     117.66

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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