Iowa Weekly Slaughter Cattle Wtd Avg Summary (Fri)
NW_LS785
Des Moines, IA     Mon, Feb 11, 2019     USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News

Iowa Weekly Weighted Average Slaughter Cattle Report
For Week Ending: Saturday, Feb 09, 2019

Market: Dunlap, IA   2/5/2019                                               
Market: Tama, IA     2/6/2019                                           

Receipts: 932       Last Week 0             

                       Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        129  1316-1488    1393    121.00-128.00     124.87                

                  Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3                  
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         79  1170-1287    1248    118.60-123.50     121.68                
         39  1315-1489    1404    118.50-123.00     120.00                

                       Slaughter Steers Select 2-3                        
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          2    1038       1038       117.50         117.50                
          8  1122-1245    1160    110.00-116.00     112.69                
          6  1359-1495    1382    116.50-116.75     116.70                

                       Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
        154  1201-1395    1296    122.25-127.50     124.72                

                 Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3                  
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
         47  1077-1193    1138    117.50-124.10     121.52                
         21  1210-1350    1262    117.50-122.50     120.21                

                       Slaughter Heifers Select 2-3                       
       Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price                
          5  1015-1155    1105    113.00-115.00     114.63                
          5  1305-1312    1310    112.50-116.00     114.90


Slaughter cows:   
           Pct Lean     Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress    Low Dress
Breakers    76-80     1215-1955   59.00-67.00   70.00-72.00       --
Boners      81-85     1160-1770   45.00-56.00       --            --
Lean        86-90      915-1615   34.00-44.00       --        20.00-31.00

Slaughter bulls:  
                        Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress    Low Dress
Yield Grade 1         1360-1785   54.00-65.00       --            --        
                      2085-2360   64.00-70.00       --            --
                


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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