Walnut Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Oct 11, 12:24PM CDT
GX_LS141
Springfield, IL    Thu Oct 11, 2018    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
 
Walnut Livestock Auction, Walnut, IL
Weighted Average Report for 10/11/2018
 
Receipts:  255    Two weeks Ago:  216    Year Ago:  290
 
Compared to two weeks ago, slaughter steers and heifers sold 3.50 
to 4.00 lower. Slaughter Holstein steers sold 1.00 lower. Slaughter 
cows traded steady to 2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls sold 20.00 
higher. Trade was active with moderate to good demand. Slaughter 
steers comprised 47 percent of the run; slaughter Holstein steers 4 
percent; slaughter heifers 22 percent; slaughter cows 22 percent; and 
slaughter bulls 5 percent.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1090      1090        90.00          90.00   Low Dressing
   13   1155-1292   1251    102.00-106.50     104.80
    1     1240      1240       100.00         100.00   Low Dressing
   72   1302-1485   1385    102.50-108.25     106.91
    5   1328-1375   1348     97.00-99.50       98.81   Low Dressing
    2   1510-1530   1520    105.00-106.00     105.50

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1078      1078        80.00          80.00   Low Dressing
    2   1150-1165   1158     89.00-91.00       89.99
    1     1200      1200        77.00          77.00   Low Dressing
    5   1300-1320   1304        99.00          99.00

                   Slaughter Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1060      1060        80.00          80.00
    1     1070      1070        90.00          90.00   Return to Feed
    2   1150-1200   1175     70.00-87.00       78.68

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1330-1455   1389     83.00-87.50       84.64
    1     1500      1500        88.00          88.00

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      955       955       102.00         102.00
   11   1050-1190   1172    102.00-104.75     103.88
    1     1160      1160       101.00         101.00   Low Dressing
   36   1205-1338   1258    102.00-107.00     104.61

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      855       855        91.00          91.00   Return to Feed


                   Slaughter Cows:  50 Head
          % Lean     Avg Dressing      High Dressing      Low Dressing
Premium    70-75          --                --                 --
Breakers   75-80      52.00-58.50           --                 --
Boners     80-85      46.00-56.00       58.00-63.00        34.00-44.00   
Leans      85-90      29.00-38.00       43.00-46.50        10.00-25.00


                    Slaughter Bulls:  13 Head
                  Weight      Avg Dressing      High Dressing      Low Dressing
Yield Grade 1    900-950           --                --                56.00
Yield Grade 1   1700-2200      69.50-81.00           --                65.00


Source:  Livestock and Grain Market News, Springfield IL
         Roger Elliott-Reporter
         phone: 217-782-4925 or toll free in IL 888-458-4787
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/GX_LS141.txt
 
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