Hub City Livestock Auction
USDA - Thu Mar 08, 4:59PM CST
SF_LS756
Sioux Falls, SD    Thu Mar 8, 2018    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
Hub City Livestock Auction - Aberdeen, SD
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/08/2018
 
Receipts:  3320    Last Week:  6950    Year Ago:  7750
 
Compared to last week:  steers 750 to 800 lbs steady to 1.00 lower, 
801 to 850 lbs and 900 to 950 lbs 1.00 to 3.00 higher, 951 to 1000 
lbs mostly steady.  Heifers 550 to 600 lbs, 650 to 700 lbs, and 750 
to 850 lbs 2.00 to 5.00 lower with instances up to 10.00 lower on 800
to 850 lbs.  Other weight classes of steers and heifers not well 
compared today.  Moderate to good demand for today's offering of 
loads and packages.  Attractive quality with slightly less flesh than
last week, most of the offering in moderate to moderate plus.  Most cattle 
were clean hided and open haired today.  A smaller
offering than normal for this time of year due to large amounts of 
snow at the beginning of the week.  A moderate to active market 
with good buyer attendance.  Steers made up 52 percent of the 
feeder supply, heifers 48 percent, 93 percent over 600 lbs.  Next 
feeder cattle sale is next Wednesday, March 14, expecting a large run
of feeders.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      437       437       202.00         202.00
   22      524       524       195.00         195.00
   38    572-599     589    182.00-183.00     182.26
   59    608-649     624    166.00-178.00     171.93
   12      631       631       159.00         159.00   Fleshy
   85    664-696     689    157.50-163.00     162.69
   47    700-728     708    152.00-162.50     158.40
    6      710       710       132.00         132.00   Fleshy
  309    750-795     786    139.00-150.00     147.05
  305    810-837     820    136.00-149.75     145.35
   62    872-885     873    127.00-135.00     134.48
  366    911-949     928    134.50-141.50     138.64
  216    954-986     969    130.00-135.00     132.33

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    7      742       742       147.00         147.00
   16      909       909       126.00         126.00
   31     1064      1064       127.75         127.75

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   43    501-549     521    161.00-174.00     164.14
   86    561-599     582    152.50-164.00     156.71
   21    632-633     633    133.00-145.00     141.58
  203    659-686     668    137.00-147.00     142.90
   15      652       652       128.00         128.00   Fleshy
   66    707-737     712    131.50-139.00     136.24
  378    752-799     780    126.00-140.75     132.32
  199    801-842     828    123.50-128.25     126.54
   48      821       821      1180.00        1180.00   Per Head
   28      831       831       137.50         137.50   Replacement
  189    867-898     878    123.00-126.25     125.61
   40      857       857      1170.00        1170.00   Per Head
   23      908       908       125.00         125.00
   77      913       913      1250.00        1250.00   Per Head
   26    959-971     968    120.25-127.00     122.05

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      760       760       122.50         122.50

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      568       568       149.00         149.00
    8      784       784       125.00         125.00
   15     1005      1005       119.25         119.25   Fleshy

Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
         Heidi Preszler
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS756.txt
 
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