Sheldon Slaughter Cattle Auction (Thu)
NW_LS721
Des Moines, IA    Thu Mar 22, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Sheldon, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 03/22/2018
 
Receipts:  681    Last Week:  504    Year Ago:  497
 
The trend compared to sale last week is 3.00 to 4.00 lower on the 
choice steers, steady on the Choice Holstein steers, and 1.00 to 1.50
lower on the Choice heifers.  Trade was active on a higher offering 
today.  Receipts included 36 percent steers, 43 percent Holstein 
steers, and 21 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1250-1280   1261    126.50-127.00     126.69
   84   1338-1499   1425    125.00-127.25     126.27

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   42   1505-1600   1562    125.85-130.00     127.69

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1050-1070   1058    120.50-121.50     121.00
   16   1140-1253   1234    121.00-123.25     123.01
   36   1325-1455   1398    120.00-123.00     122.12

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   21   1533-1646   1576    121.00-122.50     121.62

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1625-1675   1650    110.00-113.00     111.65

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13   1160-1287   1232    112.00-119.50     114.86
   26   1353-1470   1417    114.00-118.00     116.52


              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18   1160-1287   1242     90.00-93.00       91.73
    6   1005-1265   1162    102.00-110.00     107.07   Value Added/crossbreds
   26   1320-1497   1428     90.00-99.00       92.11
   12   1323-1465   1393    101.00-107.00     104.03   Value Added/crossbreds
   22   1505-1665   1569     90.50-95.00       91.89
    5   1525-1533   1528    100.00-103.00     101.80   Value Added/crossbreds

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26   1195-1275   1246     86.00-88.50       87.46
   34   1300-1470   1437     82.00-89.00       87.49
   25   1500-1690   1590     85.75-89.00       86.89

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14   1120-1255   1164     80.00-85.00       83.71
   19   1388-1459   1438     81.00-85.50       84.85
   22   1513-1681   1586     80.00-85.00       83.51

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Standard 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   28   1054-1230   1134     70.00-79.50       75.34
   23   1305-1455   1398     71.00-78.00       72.72
   12   1518-1665   1598     74.00-78.00       76.39


                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   51   1276-1397   1321    125.25-128.00     126.96

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1425-1475   1460    125.50-126.00     125.65

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1160-1184   1179    120.50-121.50     120.71
   47   1206-1393   1267    120.25-124.50     122.23

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1423-1460   1431    122.00-123.00     122.78

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4   1410-1475   1450    113.00-118.00     114.96

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3    970-980     977    111.00-112.00     111.50
   10   1154-1192   1174    113.00-117.50     116.07
    7   1200-1290   1221    112.00-119.00     118.02


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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