Tama Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Auction
NW_LS760
Des Moines, IA    Wed Apr 17, 2019    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 04/17/2019
 
Receipts:  225    Last Week:  321
 
Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers 
1.50-1.75 higher, choice heifers 1.00-1.50 higher, choice Holsteins 
no comparision due to low receipts, slaughter cows mostly steady. 
Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 21.3 percent steers, 
37.3 percent heifers, 5.3 percent Holsteins, 31.1 percent slaughter 
cows, and 4 percent slaughter bulls.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   18   1388-1468   1432    130.00-133.50     132.85
    7   1523-1640   1579    127.00-132.75     130.02

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1285      1285       123.00         123.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1565-1650   1616     82.50-90.00       85.37

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1380-1410   1395     72.50-78.00       75.22

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   17   1250-1392   1310    127.50-134.00     131.33
    6   1470-1555   1519    128.00-133.75     132.18

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19   1000-1167   1109    122.00-129.50     127.69
    4   1245-1365   1300    126.50-127.50     126.99




Slaughter cows:    70  Head
           Pct Lean     Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers    76-80     1280-1935   57.00-69.00   70.00-75.00       --
Boners      81-85     1205-1675   47.50-56.00       --            --
Lean        86-90      845-1560   37.50-46.00       --        25.00-35.00                 

Slaughter bulls:    9  Head
                        Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress    Low Dress
Yield Grade 1         1170-1325   75.00-82.00       --            --   
                      1935-2375   61.50-86.00       --            --     
                                                         


Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA
         515-284-4460
         e-mail:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS760.txt
 
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