Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Slaughter Cattle Auction (Wed)
SF_LS111  
Sioux Falls, SD    Wed Jan 3, 2018    USDA-SD Dept Ag Market News

Sioux Falls Regional Livestock - Worthing, SD
Slaughter Cattle Auction

Receipts:  878    Last Week:  583   Last Year:  1330

   Compared to last week:  Slaughter steers 2.00 higher, heifers
1.00 to 2.00 higher, Holstein steers 2.00 to 3.00 higher.  Good
demand for steers and heifers on an active market.  Boxed beef
cutout values higher again today, with Choice boxes up 3.52 at
208.66.  4 full loads of steers and 6 full loads of heifers, balance
packages and part loads.  Little interest from two-way buyers this
week with very few cattle returning to the country.  Slaughter cows
2.00 to 4.00 higher than last Wednesday�s sale, bulls 1.00 to 2.00
higher.  47 percent steers, 53 percent heifers.  Offerings 78 percent
fed cattle, balance slaughter cows and bulls.

   Steers:  Choice 2-3 1419-1478 lbs 121.00-123.25.  Choice 3-4 1519-1597
lbs 121.25-123.10.  Returning to the Country: Select and Choice 2-3 pkg
1378 lbs 121.00.

   Holstein Steers:  Choice 2-3 1382-1549 lbs 86.50-89.50, 1643-1668
lbs 83.75-84.50.  Select and Choice 2-3 1341-1393 lbs 86.50.

   Heifers:  Choice 2-4 1238-1493 lbs 120.50-122.60.  Select and Choice
2-3 1329-1364 lbs 117.00-119.75.

   Slaughter Cows
           Pct Lean   Weight    Avg Dress      High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers    75-80   1432-2135   64.50-69.00       85.00      56.00-64.00
Boners      80-85   1200-1725   62.00-67.00       76.00      55.00-61.00
Lean        85-90    978-1475   61.00-64.00    70.00-77.00   50.00-59.00

   Slaughter Bulls, Yield Grade 1-2
       Weight     Avg Dress       High Dress      Low Dress
   1625-2330     80.50-85.50          --         71.00-81.00

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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