Dunlap Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Auction
NW_LS758
Des Moines, IA    Tue Mar 13, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Dunlap, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 03/13/2018
 
Receipts:  183    Last Week:  245     A Year Ago:  NA
 
The trend compared to last sale reported two weeks ago is steady on 
the Choice steers, and 1.00 to 1.50 lower on the Choice heifers.  
Trade was moderate on a lower offering today.  With warmer weather 
this past two weeks, melting of snow changed yard conditions, some 
cattle carrying tag.  Receipts included 38 percent steers, 4 
percent Holstein steers, and 58 percent heifers.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1280      1280       126.75         126.75
   19   1335-1473   1372    125.50-128.00     126.26

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1260      1260       121.00         121.00
   39   1328-1475   1411    121.00-125.00     124.09

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1550-1568   1562       124.50         124.50

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 4-5
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1530      1530       120.00         120.00

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      980       980       118.00         118.00   returned to feed
    2   1100-1170   1135    114.00-118.00     115.94   returned to feed
    2   1405-1440   1422    114.00-116.00     114.99


         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7     1551      1551        80.00          80.00


                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1188      1188       125.50         125.50
   36   1299-1390   1332    125.00-127.00     125.47

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19   1108-1180   1165    121.75-124.00     123.55
   18   1223-1281   1257    120.00-124.75     123.43

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 3-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    4     1438      1438       124.50         124.50

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27     1027      1027       118.75         118.75   returned to feed


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_LS758.txt
 
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