Iowa Weekly Slaughter Cattle Wtd Avg Summary (Fri)
USDA - Mon Apr 16, 8:48AM CDT
NW_LS785
Des Moines, IA     Mon, Apr 16, 2018     USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News

Iowa Weekly Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Report
For Week Ending: Saturday, Apr 14, 2018

Market: Tama, IA   4/11/2018                                             

Receipts: 562       Last Week 667             

                       Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         40  1238-1298    1277    122.50-125.50     123.90                
         90  1300-1460    1377    122.25-126.25     124.32                

                  Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3                  
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         20  1159-1286    1229    119.00-122.75     120.82                
          8  1315-1475    1384    119.50-121.50     120.38                

                   Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3                   
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          1    1410       1410        84.00          84.00                
          2    1500       1500        82.00          82.00                

             Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3              
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6  1150-1275    1232     80.00-83.00       81.33                
          2  1415-1480    1448     82.50-82.75       82.62                
          3    1590       1590        80.00          80.00                

                   Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3                   
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          6  1115-1280    1207     72.50-75.00       74.16                

                       Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         31  1221-1395    1285    122.50-125.75     124.26                

                 Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3                  
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         13  1105-1185    1142    119.00-122.50     120.34                
         13  1201-1303    1227    118.00-121.50     120.32


Slaughter Cows:                      
             Pct Lean    Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress     Low Dress 
Breakers      76-80    1335-1935   56.00-66.00   67.00-71.00        --   
Boners        81-85    1105-1840   47.00-55.00       --             --
Lean          86-90     815-1295   38.00-45.00       --         20.00-36.00

Slaughter Bulls:       
	                 Weight     Avg Dress    
Yield Grade 1          1290-2195   67.00-80.00              --                              

Source: USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News, Des Moines, IA
         Bruce Thomas  515-284-4460  Desm.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
        24 Hour recorded market information 515-284-4830
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