Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Slaughter Cattle Auction (Wed)
SF_LS111  
Sioux Falls, SD    Wed Mar 20, 2019    USDA-SD Dept Ag Market News

Sioux Falls Regional Livestock - Worthing, SD
Slaughter Cattle Auction

Receipts:  1802    Last Week:  1491    Last Year:  1016

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter steers and heifers generally
steady.  Holstein steers 5.00 higher.  Demand moderate to good at times.
All the packer buyers participated this week, two way buyers were not
as active.  Another large offering of high quality grading steers and
heifers.  Weighing condition average to full, hides continue to carry
tag, with estimated dressed cost at 203.00 to 206.00.  1 full load of
steers, 16 loads of heifers, balance part loads and packages.  Slaughter
cows steady to 1.00 lower than Monday, bulls remain steady.  28 percent
steers, 72 percent heifers.  Offerings 81 percent fed cattle, balance
slaughter cows and bulls.

   Steers:  Choice 2-4 1348-1577 lbs 126.00-127.75, No Implants to
128.50.  Select and Choice 2-3 1273-1552 lbs 122.50-125.00.  Returning to
the Country:  Select and Choice 2-3 1400 lbs 129.25.

   Holstein Steers:  Choice 2-3 1373-1539 lbs 98.00-100.00.  Select and
Choice 2-3 1361-1451 lbs 91.00-93.50.  Select 2 1222-1447 lbs 86.00-
90.00.

   Heifers:  Choice 2-4 1249-1531 lbs 125.00-127.25, Low Dressing
124.50.  Select and Choice 2-3 1243-1452 lbs 124.00-125.00.

   Slaughter Cows
           Pct Lean   Weight    Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers    75-80   1279-2010   60.50-69.00    68.50-72.50   52.00-63.00
Boners      80-85   1117-1975   52.50-61.50    62.00-67.00   48.00-51.50
Lean        85-90   1065-1315   53.00-56.50        --        43.50-49.00

   Slaughter Bulls, Yield Grade 1-2
       Weight     Avg Dress       High Dress      Low Dress
   1480-2345     78.50-86.50      88.50-92.00    66.00-77.00 

Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News, Sioux Falls, SD
         Justin Lumpkin, Officer in Charge
         605-372-8350  
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS111.txt
         www.ams.usda.gov/lpsmarketnewspage

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