Fairview Slaughter Cattle Auction (Tue)
GX_LS147
Springfield, IL    Tue Mar 13, 2018    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
 
Fairview Sale Barn Fairview IL
Weighted Average Report for 03/13/2018
 
Receipts:  333    Last Week:  553    Year Ago:  128
 
Compared to last week, slaughter steers and heifers traded steady 
to 1.50 higher. Slaughter cows sold mixed with breakers and boners 
selling 4.00 to 5.00 lower and leans 2.00 higher. Slaughter bulls 
sold 3.00 higher. Trade was active with good demand. Slaughter steers 
comprised 26 percent of the run; slaughter heifers 15 percent; 
slaughter cows 49 percent; and slaughter bulls 10 percent.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   16   1100-1295   1242    127.00-131.00     128.53
    2   1110-1215   1162    119.00-125.00     121.86   Low Dressing
   27   1300-1495   1408    127.00-132.75     130.28
    1     1410      1410       134.50         134.50   High Dressing
    5   1325-1495   1388    114.00-125.50     121.79   Low Dressing
    9   1505-1620   1567    127.00-131.50     130.22
    4   1568-1575   1572       134.50         134.50   High Dressing
    2     1720      1720    122.50-124.00     123.25

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9   1115-1255   1183    109.00-126.50     121.79
    1     1290      1290       115.00         115.00   Return to Feed
    2   1325-1335   1330    125.00-126.50     125.75
    1     1605      1605       125.00         125.00

                   Slaughter Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1     1075      1075       103.00         103.00
    1     1060      1060       108.00         108.00   Return to Feed
    3     1215      1215       112.50         112.50   Return to Feed

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11   1030-1195   1142    127.00-131.75     129.00
   13   1213-1390   1271    127.25-133.00     128.82
    2   1315-1345   1330    124.75-126.00     125.37   Low Dressing
    6   1440-1570   1480    128.50-132.00     130.63
    1     1510      1510       135.00         135.00   High Dressing
    2   1530-1545   1538       125.50         125.50   Low Dressing

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      985       985       114.00         114.00
    6   1113-1137   1125    121.50-126.75     122.70
    1     1225      1225       125.50         125.50

                  Slaughter Heifers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1055-1100   1068     90.00-95.00       91.40


                   Slaughter Cows:  155 Head
              % Lean         Avg Dressing         High Dressing             Low Dressing
Premium       70-75         86.00-98.00           100.00-121.00              78.00-79.00
Breakers      75-80         56.00-66.00            68.00-69.00                2.00-55.50
Boners        80-85         54.00-64.50               65.00                  40.00-53.50
Leans         85-90         43.00-54.00               56.00                     30.00

                   Slaughter Bulls:  31 Head
                     Weight       Avg Dressing         High Dressing          Low Dressing
Yield Grade 2      1600-1650      107.00-116.00             --                     --        Fed Bull
Yield Grade 1       900-1450       75.00-86.00             90.00                        
Yield Grade 1      1550-2450       77.00-88.50          89.50-99.00                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_LS147.txt
 
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