Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Slaughter Cattle Auction (Wed)
SF_LS111  
Sioux Falls, SD    Wed Jul 11, 2018    USDA-SD Dept Ag Market News

Sioux Falls Regional Livestock - Worthing, SD
Slaughter Cattle Auction

Receipts:  1314    Two Weeks Ago:  1145   Last Year:  1633

   Compared to two weeks ago:  Slaughter steers and heifers mostly 2.00 to 3.00 higher.
Holstein steers mostly steady.  Demand moderate to good on an active market.  Several packer
buyers in the seats today seeking to fill orders.  Weighing conditions were average to empty.
Nine full loads of steers and three loads of heifers offered, with many part loads and small
packages available as well today.  Cash trade in NE and the Western Cornbelt has been limited,
with reported sales on a dressed basis 174.00-175.00.  Boxed Beef cutout values steady to lower, 
with Choice up 0.12 at 207.44; Select down 1.25 at 197.14.  Slaughter cows sold unevnely steady
compared to Monday's test, bulls 1.00 to 4.00 higher.  Fed cattle receipts were 78 percent
steers, 22 percent heifers.  Offerings were 86 percent fed cattle, balance slaughter cows and bulls.

   Steers:  Choice 2-3 1352-1494 lbs 108.00-110.25.  Choice 3-4 1495-1526 lbs
108.50-111.50, load 1489 lbs High Dressing 112.60.  Select and Choice 2-3 1282-1290 lbs
106.25-107.00.  Returning to the Country:  Select and Choice 2-3 1253-1370 lbs 106.00-108.50.

   Holstein Steers:  Choice 2-3 1316-1482 lbs 80.00-85.00; 1502-1536 lbs 80.00-84.00.

   Heifers:  Choice 2-4 1169-1310 lbs 106.10-109.50.  Returning to the Country:  Select
and Choice 2-3 1078-1086 lbs 106.00-107.50.

   Slaughter Cows
           Pct Lean   Weight    Avg Dress      High Dress      Low Dress
Breakers    75-80   1455-1870   64.00-72.00        --          56.00-62.00 
Boners      80-85   1145-1680   62.50-70.00    70.00-78.00     51.00-61.00
Lean        85-90    883-1450   54.00-62.00       64.00           46.00

  Slaughter Bulls, Yield Grade 1-2
       Weight        Avg Dress       High Dress      Low Dress
     1500-2355       80.50-87.50     85.00-91.00     74.00-78.00
     
Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News, Sioux Falls, SD
         Erika Goette, Market Reporter 605-372-8350  
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS111.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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