Sioux Falls Regional Livestock Wtd Avg Report (Mon)
SF_LS769
Sioux Falls, SD    Mon Mar 20, 2017    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
Sioux Falls Regional - Worthing, SD
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 03/20/2017
 
Receipts:  5793    Last Week:  812    Year Ago:  3947
 
   Compared to two weeks ago:  Last week's sale very lightly tested, so comparisons
are being made to sale held two weeks ago.  Feeder steers under 600 lbs sold with 
sharply higher undertones, 600-700 lbs mostly 5.00 to 9.00 higher with instances
of 12.00 higher, 700-950 lbs 3.00 to 7.00 higher, 1000-1050 lbs 7.00 higher in a 
narrow comparison.  Feeder heifers weighing under 600 lbs sold sharply higher,
600-750 lbs mostly 7.00 to 12.00 higher, 750-850 lbs 3.00 to 9.00 higher in a
narrow comparison, 850-900 lbs steady to 2.00 higher.  Demand good overall, with
active bidders throughout the sale.  Quality average to attractive, with flesh 
condition moderate to moderate plus.  Many long strings and load lots of backgrounded
steers and heifers offered today.  Choice Boxed Beef continues to make gains, closing
up .33 at 223.76.  Slaughter cows sold mostly steady to 2.00 higher in a light offering
compared to last Wednesday's test, bulls 3.00 to 4.00 higher.  Feeder cattle receipts
58 percent steers, 42 percent heifers; 88 percent weighing over 600 lbs.  Offerings
were 99 percent feeder cattle, balance slaughter cows and bulls.  

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9    379-399     390    177.50-179.00     178.35
   13      411       411       186.00         186.00
   39    458-484     474    164.50-182.00     174.83
   94    516-548     530    173.00-184.00     178.26
   27    533-543     541    160.00-167.00     165.47   Fleshy
   56    560-597     585    160.00-170.00     164.52
  262    600-648     623    150.00-163.00     156.09
    6      639       639       146.00         146.00   Fleshy
  140    653-689     679    145.00-157.00     148.83
    9      651       651       146.00         146.00   Calves
  247    704-745     727    134.50-147.50     142.02
  361    750-791     774    127.00-139.50     134.87
  439    801-846     818    128.75-134.50     132.35
  454    853-896     875    125.00-129.25     126.52
  435    900-949     922    121.50-125.60     124.06
   88    995-997     996    121.50-122.75     122.28

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      339       339       192.50         192.50
   14      459       459       167.50         167.50
   10    522-530     526    160.00-174.00     167.05
   56    560-586     562    149.00-157.00     150.14
   41    627-641     639    143.50-146.00     143.92
   10      730       730       140.00         140.00

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      369       369       200.00         200.00   Thin Fleshed
   96     1008      1008       125.50         125.50
  105     1051      1051       122.50         122.50
  100     1107      1107       122.85         122.85

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    3      343       343       165.00         165.00
   16    402-435     424    156.00-171.50     165.00
   37    450-489     481    162.00-170.00     166.63
   37    503-532     518    155.00-161.00     158.03
   10      549       549    141.00-149.00     145.00   Fleshy
  125    551-598     574    144.00-157.00     148.68
    9      568       568       140.00         140.00   Fleshy
  150    616-648     640    134.50-147.00     142.67
  210    650-695     665    130.00-143.25     137.12
  591    700-743     721    125.00-136.00     131.01
  395    752-798     778    121.75-126.50     124.47
  322    801-847     814    119.50-124.50     122.74
   20      802       802       127.00         127.00   Replacement
  151    850-885     878    117.50-119.25     118.27
   78    912-945     932    115.50-119.25     117.60

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   23    404-439     421    147.00-169.50     161.99
   26      504       504       150.50         150.50
   29      743       743       121.00         121.00
   10      885       885       117.75         117.75


   Slaughter Cows
           Pct Lean   Weight     Avg Dress     High Dress     Low Dress
Breakers    75-80   1500-1780    71.00-73.00       --            61.00
Boners      80-85   1150-1450    70.00-76.00       --         63.00-67.00
Lean        85-90    905-1490    69.00-75.00       --         63.00-68.50
   
   Slaughter Bulls, Yield Grade 1-2
       Weight     Avg Dress       High Dress    Low Dress
     1785-2165    95.00-99.50       103.00        86.50

Source:  USDA-SD Dept Ag Market News, Sioux Falls, SD
         Erika Goette, Market Reporter
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS769.txt
 
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