Tama Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Auction
NW_LS760
Des Moines, IA    Wed May 15, 2019    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market
 
Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction
Weighted Average Report for 05/15/2019
 
Receipts:  450    Last Week:  380
 
Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers and
heifers 3.50-4.00 lower, slaughter cows .75 higher. Trade active. 
Demand good. Supply consisted of 28.8 percent steers, 30.8 percent 
heifers, 35.3 percent slaughter cows, and 4.6 percent slaughter 
bulls.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1235-1272   1256    120.00-122.50     121.09
   64   1301-1497   1389    119.75-124.00     122.30
    4   1612-1665   1625    119.00-119.25     119.19

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19   1170-1275   1210    115.00-120.50     117.86
    6   1340-1407   1380    115.00-118.00     117.01
    1     1505      1505       115.00         115.00

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   54   1215-1358   1271    120.00-122.60     121.64
    7   1430-1570   1490    120.00-120.50     120.33

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   40   1130-1188   1178    117.00-120.50     119.91
    5   1200-1300   1255    116.50-117.50     117.09

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1040-1073   1062    112.00-113.00     112.33
    1     1200      1200       113.00         113.00





Slaughter cows:     159 Head
           Pct Lean    Weight      Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers    76-80     1110-1735   61.00-69.00    70.00-76.00        --
Boners      81-85      970-1595   50.00-60.00        --             --
Lean        86-90     1010-1500   41.00-49.00        --         30.00-36.00                 

Slaughter bulls:    21  Head
                       Weight      Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress
Yield Grade 1         1265-1780   69.00-85.00        --             --   
                      1800-2115   77.00-86.00        --             --      
                                                         


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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