Russell Weighted Average Feeder Cattle Auction
NW_LS751
Des Moines, IA    Mon Apr 16, 2018    USDA-IA Dept of Ag Market News
 
Russell, IA
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 04/16/2018
 
Receipts:  3864    2 weeks ago:  3401    Year Ago:  4393

Compared to the sale 2 weeks ago: Feeder strs under 650 lbs.
mostly 14.00-16.00 higher, over 650 lbs. mostly 7.00-10.00
higher and feeder hfrs mostly 5.00-9.00 higher. Trade Active
and Demand Very Good today. Receipts this week included 65
percent feeder cattle over 600 lbs; 64 percent of the feeders
were strs and 36 percent were hfrs. 
   


                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      263       263       235.00         235.00
   31    318-330     326    207.50-225.50     214.29
   23    351-388     371    192.00-206.00     199.36
  120    412-449     434    190.00-203.00     197.31
   65    453-492     483    185.00-201.00     196.15
  227    504-549     526    181.00-197.00     187.53
  144    550-597     577    171.00-193.00     180.98
  172    603-645     616    162.50-185.00     180.93   Calves
  200    665-699     688    165.00-175.50     169.26   Calves
   17      656       656       183.50         183.50   Fancy
  114    707-738     726    147.00-166.50     157.77
  339    751-799     778    139.85-151.25     143.86
  421    800-842     825    135.25-147.85     142.61
   67    863-876     875    136.00-138.85     138.56
  122    902-947     933    128.50-131.25     130.14
  119    958-965     962    125.75-128.10     126.83
   62     1001      1001       123.00         123.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    8      484       484       180.00         180.00
    6      545       545       180.00         180.00
   22    563-580     567    161.00-168.00     166.37
   15    606-649     632    150.00-153.00     151.15   Calves
    5      665       665       154.00         154.00   Calves
   11      727       727       137.00         137.00
   18      891       891       128.50         128.50

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   22    262-272     267    195.00-201.00     197.67
   50    375-395     383    172.00-184.50     181.00
   43    402-443     419    166.00-175.00     170.77
   99    461-490     474    155.00-172.00     164.13
  211    505-544     518    146.00-165.75     161.80
  103    550-594     565    147.50-165.00     157.45
  258    600-644     619    142.00-157.00     151.05   Calves
  113    657-686     680    137.75-144.50     143.17   Calves
  165    709-748     722    127.00-143.75     136.16
  123    757-795     764    127.50-138.50     133.37
   35    808-849     823    117.50-123.75     121.24
   34    852-864     861    118.50-119.00     118.71

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   10      429       429       153.00         153.00
    5      464       464       141.00         141.00
    6      521       521       140.00         140.00
   39    556-596     579    141.50-145.00     143.71
   10      607       607       136.50         136.50   Calves
   14    703-718     713    126.00-126.50     126.32

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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