Walnut Livestock Auction at Walnut IL

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GX_LS141
Springfield, IL    Thu Nov 15, 2012    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
 
Walnut Livestock Auction, Walnut IL
Weighted Average Report for 11/15/2012
 
Receipts:  421    Last Week:  327    Year Ago:  313
 
Compared to last week,slaughter steers and heifers sold mixed with 
cattle under 1300 lbs trading steady and cattle over 1300 lbs selling
3.00 higher. Slaughter cows traded mostly steady to 1.00 higher. 
Slaughter bulls lightly tested. Trade was active and demand good. 
Slaughter steers and heifers accounted for 82 percent of the run; 
slaughter cows 17 percent; and slaughter bulls 1 percent.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1198-1296   1279    120.00-123.75     122.04
    2     1188      1188       118.25         118.25   Low Dressing
   58   1371-1446   1413    124.25-127.00     125.99
   45   1524-1558   1544    127.00-127.75     127.37
   11   1575-1580   1580    120.00-121.50     121.36   Low Dressing

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   26   1141-1192   1164    122.75-125.25     124.52
   64   1255-1399   1353    123.00-127.00     125.96
   14   1248-1339   1297    119.00-122.75     121.49   Low Dressing
   33   1407-1451   1430    126.75-127.25     126.82


Slaughter Cows:  55 Head

          % Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Premium    70-75        --              --             --
Breakers   75-80    77.00-84.00         --          68.00-74.00  
Boners     80-85    70.00-78.00     81.00-83.00     62.00-69.00      
Leans      85-90    61.00-68.00     77.00-79.00     45.00-55.00    

Slaughter Bulls:  4 Head

                 Weight     Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing                  
Yield Grade 1  1150-1200        --              --            68.00                  
Yield Grade 1  1500-2000    84.50-85.00         --         68.00-75.00        

Bullocks                        WEIGHT                 Avg Dressing          High Dressing               Low Dressing
Yield Grade 2                                                       --                                 --                                 --
                                                                               Source:  USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News 
Service
         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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