Walnut Livestock Auction at Walnut IL

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GX_LS141
Springfield, IL    Thu Jan 24, 2013    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
 
Walnut Livestock Auction, Walnut IL
Weighted Average Report for 01/24/2013
 
Receipts:  166    Last Week:  278    Year Ago:  348
 
Compared to last week, slaughter steers and heifers sold 2.00 to 3.00
higher. Slaughter Holstein steers sold 2.00 higher in a light test. 
Slaughter cows sold 6.00 to 9.00 higher. Slaughter bulls lightly 
tested. Trade was active and demand good. Slaughter steers and 
heifers accounted  for 72 percent of the run; slaughter Holstein 
steers 6 percent; slaughter cows 19 percent; and slaughter bulls 3 
percent.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1155      1155       120.50         120.50   Low Dressing
    4     1404      1404       128.50         128.50

                   Slaughter Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1202-1245   1208    109.00-110.00     109.85

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1445      1445       114.50         114.50
    1     1475      1475       118.00         118.00   High Dressing
    6   1525-1585   1553    111.00-115.50     114.04
    1     1570      1570       121.75         121.75   High Dressing

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11     1177      1177       123.50         123.50
   67   1238-1376   1316    122.25-127.00     125.54
    3     1247      1247       118.00         118.00   Low Dressing

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7   1095-1195   1126    107.50-114.75     113.48


Slaughter Cows:  26 Head

          % Lean    Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Premium    70-75        --              --              --
Breakers   75-80    84.00-86.00         --          72.00-78.00 
Boners     80-85    75.00-82.00        87.00        65.00-71.00      
Leans      85-90    72.00-74.00         --          61.00-67.00    

Slaughter Bulls: 4 Head

                 Weight     Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing                  
Yield Grade 1  1000-1100        --             --               --                
Yield Grade 1  1600-2200    80.00-85.00        --              63.00 

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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