Tama Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Auction
NW_LS726
Des Moines, IA    Fri Jan 19, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Tama, IA Feeder Cattle Auction
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 01/19/2018
 
Receipts:  1822    Last Week:  2497
 
Special preconditioned calf sale today: Compared to last week. Feeder
steers 550-649lbs 9.50-10.00 higher, 650-950lbs 1.50-3.00 higher, 
feeder heifers 500-749lbs 2.50-4.50 higher, 750-849lbs steady to 1.00
lower. Trade active. Demand good. Supply consisted of 60.3 percent 
feeder steers, 39.7 percent feeder heifers, and 84 percent were 
over 600lbs.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      340       340       212.00         212.00
    3      362       362       202.50         202.50
    6    420-443     439    191.00-192.00     191.84
   28    453-490     472    151.00-202.00     179.61
    6    513-519     517       180.00         180.00
   86    552-597     581    164.50-179.00     175.00
   46    607-641     630    160.00-174.00     171.36
   39    660-697     689    158.00-166.00     161.93
  279    705-749     728    150.00-160.00     157.40
  132    757-797     776    141.00-157.00     148.99
  142    801-849     822    136.00-150.00     143.83
   94    874-899     885    134.00-144.25     140.29
   35    900-945     933    132.00-136.25     134.54
    3      957       957       133.50         133.50

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7    578-590     585    140.00-150.00     144.24
   19    665-696     691    145.00-149.00     146.99
    5    710-729     725    139.00-139.50     139.40
   13    774-798     787    138.00-145.00     140.01
    1      840       840       131.00         131.00
   12      864       864       129.25         129.25

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   22    450-496     480    150.00-159.00     152.59
   20    501-533     509    150.50-158.75     156.03
   51    565-599     578    140.00-155.75     147.05
   96    610-635     623    149.00-153.75     151.87
  131    652-698     673    139.50-150.00     143.60
  142    700-746     723    136.00-145.00     141.34
   35    760-797     776    131.00-140.00     136.58
   34    800-838     816    127.00-133.50     127.91
   34    850-874     867    127.50-135.50     133.05

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5    403-438     424    147.00-150.00     148.86
    2    465-495     480    130.00-131.00     130.48
   10    524-541     532    144.00-148.00     146.12
    6      553       553       143.00         143.00
   22    604-646     627    140.00-141.00     140.26
    7    660-667     665    130.00-131.00     130.28
    4    705-730     724    124.00-130.00     128.29
    6      751       751       128.00         128.00
    1      880       880       124.00         124.00
    1      985       985       124.00         124.00

Source:  Iowa Dept of Ag-USDA Market News,  Des Moines, IA
         515-284-4460
         e-mail:  desm.lpgmn@ams.usda.gov
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/NW_LS726.txt
 
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