Sheldon Slaughter Cattle Auction (Thu)
NW_LS721
Des Moines, IA    Thu Mar 14, 2019    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 03/14/2019
 
Receipts:  359    Last Week:  420    Year Ago:  504
 
No trend to compare to, since last sale was two weeks ago, but a 
steady to lower undertone was noted today on all cattle.  Trade was 
active on a slightly lower offering today.  Receipts included 18 
percent steers, 55 percent Holstein steers, and 26 percent heifers. 
 Steer top was 125.50, Holstein top was 89.00, and heifer top was 
126.50.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1375-1441   1435    125.00-125.50     125.46

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1118      1118       121.00         121.00
   36   1382-1480   1445    122.00-125.00     122.90

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1635-1728   1697    122.50-124.00     122.98

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1578-1595   1582    112.00-120.00     117.98

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1225      1225       118.00         118.00
    6   1338-1473   1406    116.00-120.00     118.10


              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1085-1275   1230     87.00-88.00       87.62
   17   1315-1460   1387     86.00-89.00       87.57
   17   1373-1466   1420     90.50-98.00       91.58   Value Added / crossbreds
   11   1540-1580   1552     88.00-89.50       89.18
   10   1508-1695   1542     90.50-98.00       92.52   Value Added / crossbreds

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   28   1198-1299   1277     80.00-83.00       80.60
   22   1318-1485   1430     81.50-85.00       83.75
    2     1570      1570        85.00          85.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1055-1195   1110     60.00-61.00       60.26
   43   1337-1451   1384     60.00-67.00       63.56

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17   1080-1278   1243     70.00-79.00       77.62
    1     1370      1370        72.00          72.00
   20   1501-1556   1545     65.50-66.00       65.60


                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   49   1294-1345   1319    126.25-126.50     126.38

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1340-1380   1370       122.00         122.00

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5     1450      1450       123.50         123.50

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1410-1417   1415    113.00-120.00     114.99

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6   1045-1145   1090    110.00-118.00     115.67
   11   1253-1378   1287    110.00-112.00     111.42


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