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Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction: Weighted Average Report for 01/31/2013

Friday, February 1, 2013

Receipts:  291    Last Week:  315    Year Ago:  617
 
The trend compared to last week is 1.00 to 2.00 lower on the Choice 
steers, 1.00 to 2.00 higher on the Choice Holstein steers, and steady
to 2.00 higher on the Choice heifers.  Demand was good on a steady 
offering today, cold weather a factor in limited numbers offered.  
Receipts included 24 percent steers, 56 percent Holstein steers, 
and 20 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1202-1289   1246    124.60-125.50     125.03
   12   1318-1428   1382    122.50-124.25     123.57
   18   1500-1650   1518    122.00-125.00     124.31

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1195      1195       120.00         120.00
    4     1370      1370       120.00         120.00

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8     1594      1594       120.75         120.75

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3     1445      1445       116.75         116.75
    2     1655      1655       118.50         118.50

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1290-1295   1292    115.00-117.50     116.25


              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1252-1273   1257    110.75-113.60     112.88
   61   1301-1455   1408    110.85-114.75     112.37
    8     1511      1511       110.50         110.50

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5     1189      1189       108.00         108.00
   47   1310-1448   1329    106.50-109.00     108.59

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1200-1240   1227       105.00         105.00
    6   1338-1410   1362    104.00-105.00     104.35

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Standard 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1115-1241   1223     95.00-100.00      95.65
   10   1300-1495   1374     90.00-100.00      93.80


                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   24   1055-1195   1120    122.00-123.00     122.12
   23     1400      1400       126.25         126.25

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6     1041      1041       121.00         121.00

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4     1332      1332       120.50         120.50
    2     1405      1405       120.50         120.50

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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