Walnut Livestock Auction
GX_LS141
Springfield, IL    Thu Dec 6, 2018    USDA-IL Dept of Ag Market News
 
Walnut Livestock Auction, Walnut, IL
Weighted Average Report for 12/06/2018
 
Receipts:  298    
 
No price comparisons to the last two weeks. Trade was active with good
demand on slaughter steers and heifers, but soft on slaughter cows 
and bulls. Slaughter steers comprised 45 percent of the run; slaughter
Holstein steers 5 percent; slaughter heifers 16 percent; slaughter cows
32 percent; and slaughter bulls 2 percent.

                   Slaughter Steers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2   1280-1290   1285       107.00         107.00   Low Dressing
   54   1362-1495   1417    111.00-116.75     114.59
    5   1325-1480   1356    108.00-109.00     108.22   Low Dressing
   33   1508-1590   1535    110.50-115.75     115.33
    1     1500      1500       102.00         102.00   Low Dressing
    2   1665-1695   1680    105.00-108.00     106.50
    1     1732      1732        96.00          96.00

              Slaughter Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    1      965       965       103.00         103.00
    1     1090      1090       101.00         101.00
    5   1160-1280   1221     95.00-109.00     103.39
    1     1630      1630       102.00         102.00

                   Slaughter Steers Select 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2      928       928        89.00          89.00   Return to Feed
    1     1130      1130        70.00          70.00

              Slaughter Holstein Steers Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5   1410-1480   1449     83.00-88.00       84.38
    2   1320-1390   1355        72.00          72.00   Low Dressing
    5   1500-1623   1593     82.00-85.50       84.54

         Slaughter Holstein Steers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1330-1442   1405        75.00          75.00

                  Slaughter Heifers Choice 2-4
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3   1120-1198   1172       108.00         108.00   Low Dressing
   34   1298-1399   1347    110.00-115.25     113.79
    4   1230-1328   1304    107.50-109.00     107.85   Low Dressing
    2     1435      1435       112.50         112.50
    1     1510      1510       105.50         105.50   Low Dressing

             Slaughter Heifers Select and Choice 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    2     1175      1175       103.00         103.00


                  Slaughter Cows:  93  Head
          % Lean      Avg Dressing       High Dressing       Low Dressing
Premium    70-75           86.00              --                 63.00
Breakers   75-80       35.00-44.00        46.00-47.00          5.00-32.00
Boners     80-85       29.00-39.00            45.00           12.50-25.00
Leans      85-90       21.00-31.00             --              5.00-15.00


                     Slaughter Bulls:  7 Head
                  Weight      Avg Dressing       High Dressing      Low Dressing
Yield Grade 1    950-1500      45.00-52.50            --                30.00
Yield Grade 1   1600-1900      50.00-53.00            --                41.00


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_LS141.txt
 
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