Moses Lake, WA Tue Jan 15, 2013 USDA Market News
Stockland Livestock Auction, Davenport, WA Mon 1/14/2013
***Note: Due to the Martin Luther King Federal Holiday next Monday the 21st
This report will not be issued again until Jan. 28, 2013.***
Receipts: 370 Last Week: 360 Year Ago: 450
Compared to last Monday at the same market, Stocker steers and heifers
less than 600 lbs. 2.00-3.00 lower in a light test. Not enough feeder cattle
for accurate trends. Trade slow with light to moderate demand. Slaughter cows
2.00-3.00 lower. Not enough slaughter bulls for an accurate test. Trade slow
with light to moderate demand. Inclement weather condition’s affecting the
movement of livestock in the trade area. Slaughter cows made up 54 percent of
the offering, Slaughter bulls 1 percent, 17 percent replacement cows, and
feeders 28 percent of the supply. The feeder supply included 57 percent
steers and 43 percent heifers. Near 61 percent of the run weighed over 600
lbs. Replacement cows pretested for pregnancy, age and bangs.
Feeder Steers: Medium and Large 1-2: 400-500 lbs 170.00; 600-700 lbs 134.00-
139.50; 700-800 lbs 135.50-136.00; 800-900 lbs 129.50.
Holstein Steers: Large 2-3: 200-300 lbs 130.00, Per Head.
Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2: 500-600 lbs 132.00-134.50; 600-700 lbs
Pct. Lean Weight Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Boning 80-85 1100-1700 69.00-74.00 76.75 62.00-69.00
Lean 85-90 1200-1600 68.00-73.00 --- 60.00-68.00
Slaughter Bulls: Weight Avg Dressing High Dressing Low Dressing
Yield Grade 1-2 2000-2100 83.50-85.50 --- 75.00-83.00
Bred Cows (Per Head): Medium and Large 1-2: Mid-Aged (5-6 yrs. old) 1300-
1450 lbs. 6-9 mos. bred 1170.00-1210.00; Aged to Broken Mouth 1350-1450 lbs.
6-9 mos. bred 925.00-990.00.
Source: USDA Market News, Moses Lake, WA.
Greg Sanders 509-393-1343 MosesLake.LGMN@ams.usda.gov
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