Russell Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Auction
NW_LS751
Des Moines, IA    Mon Feb 12, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Russell
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 02/12/2018
 
Receipts:  2726    Last Week:  2671    Year Ago:  4746

Compared to the sale last week: Feeder strs under 550 lbs.
mostly 5.00-8.00 lower, feeder strs over 550 lbs. mostly
2.00-4.00 higher and feeder hfrs mostly 2.00-4.00 higher.
Trade Active and Demand Good today. Receipts this week
included 75 percent feeder cattle over 600 lbs; 54 percent
of the feeders were strs and 46 percent were hfrs. 
   


                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      340       340       222.50         222.50
    5      373       373       222.50         222.50
   21    455-479     465    187.00-193.00     190.35
   68    513-538     528    186.00-190.50     189.24
  148    554-597     581    178.25-190.00     183.18
  128    600-636     620    172.50-182.50     178.80   Calves
  211    662-694     685    159.50-170.00     166.67   Calves
  142    700-749     724    154.00-165.50     160.64   Calves
  230    752-794     767    146.00-156.75     151.65   Calves
  219    805-844     815    136.50-149.50     145.59
   89    868-890     884    134.00-136.25     135.76

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10      438       438       190.00         190.00
   14    495-499     498    176.00-184.00     178.84
   12    579-593     587    168.50-169.50     169.09
   53    609-644     625    156.00-164.00     161.43   Calves
    9      679       679       151.00         151.00   Calves
   12      705       705       150.00         150.00   Calves
   15      783       783       140.00         140.00   Calves
   18    804-837     827    130.50-138.00     134.99

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14    400-413     408    182.50-185.00     183.37
   42    452-489     479    169.00-176.00     172.08
   66    500-541     527    159.75-174.50     166.68
  118    570-593     581    150.00-163.75     159.44
  129    612-642     622    150.25-163.00     158.40   Calves
  232    653-698     678    140.00-153.25     146.88   Calves
   69    703-742     722    130.50-141.00     135.76   Calves
  345    756-784     766    130.00-140.50     135.40   Calves

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   35    400-441     431    164.00-171.00     169.86
    5      455       455       155.00         155.00
   18      519       519       158.00         158.00
   28    574-581     578    141.00-146.50     144.76
   23    637-643     639    143.75-147.00     144.89   Calves
   33      658       658       137.50         137.50   Calves
   13    739-749     745    130.00-130.50     130.19   Calves

Source:  USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Bob Teno, Market Reporter, 515-284-4460
         email: desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS751.txt
 
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