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Tama Livestock Auction

 

Tama  Livestock Auction

 

Tama Slaughter Cattle - FEEDER CATTLE BELOW

 

 

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Feb 25, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction

Weighted Average Report for 02/25/2015

 

Receipts:  653    Last Week:  743

 

Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers 2.00 lower, choice heifers 2.25-2.50 lower, choice Holsteins mostly steady, slaughter cows 1.00 lower. Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 45.2 percent steers, 31.8 percent heifers, 10.2 percent Holsteins, 11.9 percent slaughter cows, and

.9 percent slaughter bulls.

 

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5   1244-1280   1251    164.00-166.00     164.41

   79   1305-1498   1430    159.50-165.50     162.47

  100   1502-1643   1558    157.35-166.50     160.49

 

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6   1150-1255   1218    154.00-160.50     156.13

   43   1325-1449   1397    155.00-158.50     157.66

 

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5   1390-1480   1409    148.00-151.50     149.59

   10   1518-1560   1528    146.00-150.00     148.03

 

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   35   1348-1489   1426    142.00-145.75     144.40

 

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Select 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1     1375      1375       140.00         140.00

 

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

  110   1210-1395   1331    159.10-165.00     161.22

   40   1403-1490   1432    159.35-165.25     161.77

 

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    8   1070-1195   1135    154.00-160.00     157.40

    6   1284-1350   1297    154.50-157.50     156.81

 

 

 

Slaughter Cows:      78 Head

 

            Pct Lean  Weight     Avg Dress   High Dress Low Dress

Premium White     71-75  1395-1860 102.00-110.00     --        --

Breakers          76-80  1100-1660  95.00-100.00     --        --

Boners            81-85  1050-1530  85.00-94.00      --        --

Lean              86-90   920-1385  60.00-82.50      --    50.00-54.50

 

Slaughter Bulls:      6  Head

                          Weight      Avg Dress 

Yield Grade 1            1875-2280 118.00-138.00

                  

 

                                                                          

 

 

 

 

Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

       

 

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FEEDER CATTLE

 

 

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Des Moines, IA    Fri Feb 13, 2015    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Tama, IA Feeder Cattle Auction

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/13/2015

 

Receipts:  1101    Two weeks ago:  940

 

Special preconditioned calf sale; Compared to two weeks ago (Jan 30).

feeder steers 4.00-7.00 higher, feeder heifers steady to 3.00 lower, 600-650lbs 3.00-4.00 higher. Fleshy cattle are an issue with discounted prices. Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 59 percent feeder steers, 41 percent feeder heifers, 75.9 percent were over 600lbs.

 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2      348       348       312.50         312.50

    3    355-360     357    312.50-315.00     314.17

   10    421-448     433    273.00-282.50     277.44

   20    450-498     478    262.50-270.00     267.11

   18    503-535     525    263.00-273.00     266.58

   32    552-584     566    261.00-274.00     270.25

   23    605-636     613    231.00-241.00     236.96

   65    653-691     674    221.00-231.00     226.04

  158    704-723     709    218.00-227.50     225.09

   20    755-780     764    195.00-214.50     207.53

    5      757       757       172.00         172.00   Fleshy

   89    803-845     821    189.75-199.00     193.40

   27    853-881     867    181.00-188.25     186.09

   49    903-908     903    174.00-188.25     187.48

    7      974       974       171.50         171.50

 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      305       305       300.00         300.00

    2      545       545       251.00         251.00

   15    583-593     587    232.00-243.00     235.63

    3      682       682       205.00         205.00

   17      745       745    203.00-207.00     205.12

   27      757       757    198.25-205.00     200.25

    1      825       825       179.00         179.00

 

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5    350-385     369    277.50-292.50     282.83

    3      412       412       243.00         243.00

   32    475-495     489    230.00-240.00     237.73

   12      530       530       231.00         231.00

   50    550-598     568    212.00-227.00     218.47

   13    579-598     591    186.50-192.00     188.57   Fleshy

   43    620-633     624    210.00-228.50     223.15

   52    655-691     674    195.00-218.00     202.24

   30      704       704       190.50         190.50

   66    751-785     765    176.00-190.00     183.69

   35    800-823     814    175.00-180.00     176.93

    2      933       933       164.00         164.00

 

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   24    552-599     574    200.00-207.00     203.03

   33    620-649     638    201.00-209.00     203.69

 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12      777       777       172.75         172.75

 

Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News, Des Moines, IA

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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