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Tama Livestock Auction

 

Tama  Livestock Auction

 

Tama Slaughter Cattle - FEEDER CATTLE BELOW

 

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Des Moines, IA    Wed Dec 17, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Tama, IA Slaughter Cattle Auction

Weighted Average Report for 12/17/2014

 

Receipts:  1164    Last Week:  1190

 

Slaughter cattle sale today: Compared to last week. Choice steers

2.00 lower, choice heifers .75-1.00 lower, choice Holsteins

.75-1.00 lower, slaughter cows 1.00 lower. Trade active. Demand good.

Supply consisted of 47.2 percent steers, 35.9 percent heifers, 2.5 percent

Holsteins, 12.3 slaughter cows, and 1.1 percent slaughter bulls.

 

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2     1288      1288       164.75         164.75

  176   1300-1493   1431    162.00-167.60     164.14

  174   1500-1620   1539    162.00-166.00     164.40

 

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   31   1115-1288   1247    156.00-161.10     159.23

   29   1300-1460   1359    155.00-161.35     159.52

 

                   Slaughter Steers Select 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   25    900-1215   1057    120.00-159.50     Returned to feed

 

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   22   1315-1474   1418    142.00-146.25     144.91

    5   1520-1528   1525    145.50-147.00     146.10

 

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    2   1250-1275   1262    138.00-140.00     139.01

 

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

  188   1203-1395   1327    162.00-167.50     164.61

   67   1400-1560   1444    162.00-166.10     164.64

 

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   14   1100-1185   1156    159.00-161.50     160.25

   36   1200-1366   1283    156.00-161.75     160.00

    2     1445      1445       156.00         156.00

 

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    6      998       998       151.00         151.00

   19    850-1153   1001    138.00-157.75     Returned to feed

 

 

Slaughter Cows:   144 Head

 

            Pct Lean  Weight    Avg Dress   High Dress Low Dress

Premium White    71-75  1310-2055 105.75-110.25   112.00     --

Breakers         76-80  1180-2150 101.00-105.00     --       --

Boners           81-85  1030-1565  90.00-100.00     --       --

Lean             86-90   910-1285  65.00-86.00      --       --

 

Slaughter Bulls:  12  Head

                          Weight    Avg Dress   High Dress Low Dress

Yield Grade 1           1130-1715  95.00-117.00   127.00     --

                        1815-2120 100.00-124.50   140.00     --

                                                                                        

 

 

 

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 Dec 12, 2014    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market

 

Tama, IA Feeder Cattle Auction

Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 12/12/2014

 

Receipts:  986    Last Week:  2324

 

Special Preconditioned calf sale today: Compared to last Friday (Dec 5). Feeder steers 10.00-15.00 lower, feeder heifers 450-600lbs 5.00-9.00 lower, over 700lbs 10.00-15.00 lower. Trade active.Demand moderate today. Supply consisted of 55.8 percent feeder steers, 44.2 percent feeder heifers, and 56.2 percent were over 600lbs.

 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      340       340       325.00         325.00

   16    350-378     365    312.00-322.50     314.02

   16    400-445     419    280.00-311.00     296.42

   41    453-499     486    269.00-292.50     276.51

   39    500-547     533    265.50-279.00     273.36

   62    563-595     578    255.00-276.00     266.30

   68    601-645     621    245.00-266.50     255.48   Calves

   82    658-696     672    240.00-264.00     253.18   Calves

   28    708-721     710    228.00-234.50     230.45   Calves

   30    762-768     765       220.00         220.00   Calves

   24      813       813       230.00         230.00

    2      940       940       195.00         195.00

 

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    5    500-534     527    261.00-263.00     261.38

    3      590       590       250.00         250.00

    2      638       638       239.00         239.00   Calves

    9    650-675     669    230.00-243.00     235.23   Calves

   15    720-736     733    216.00-218.50     217.77   Calves

    9      777       777       211.50         211.50   Calves

 

                      Feeder Steers Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      688       688       229.50         229.50   Calves

 

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    4      313       313       288.00         288.00

   18    382-393     386    302.00-313.00     308.10

    9    402-413     406    298.00-303.00     300.67

   29    475-484     480    262.00-276.00     272.24

   22    520-546     532    247.00-250.25     249.45

   56    553-586     565    239.50-254.75     249.62

   68    604-633     615    231.00-250.50     241.08   Calves

   11    665-690     677    220.00-225.00     222.89   Calves

   22      664       664       258.00         258.00   Replacement

   10    705-735     724    205.00-210.00     208.63

   23    766-790     768    223.00-239.00     237.57   Replacement

    3    800-830     813    180.00-195.00     188.57

    2      878       878       178.00         178.00

 

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    1      350       350       291.00         291.00

    5      431       431       271.00         271.00

    2      480       480       256.00         256.00

    5    510-536     531    234.00-236.00     235.62

   11    565-580     573    220.00-235.00     230.91

   28    610-628     618    212.50-230.00     225.05   Calves

    3      653       653       220.00         220.00   Calves

 

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

    3      607       607       208.00         208.00   Calves

 

                     Feeder Heifers Medium 1

 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price

   12      580       580       230.00         230.00

    7    655-688     664    205.00-211.00     209.22   Calves

    7      764       764       200.00         200.00   Calves

 

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

         515-284-4460

         e-mail:  desm.lgmn@usda.gov

 

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