Ft. Pierre Livestock Weighted Average
SF_LS757
Sioux Falls, SD    Fri Oct 20, 2017    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
Ft. Pierre Livestock Auction - Ft. Pierre, SD
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/20/2017
 
Receipts:  8,354    Last Week:  8,231    Year Ago:  8,125
 
   Compared to last Friday:  Steer calves under 500 lbs 5.00 to 10.00
lower, 500-650 lbs 3.00 to 7.00 lower, over 650 lbs steady.  Heifer
calves under 550 lbs 3.00 to 5.00 lower, over 550 lbs mostly steady.
Yearling feeder steers not tested last week to offer a comparison, yearling
heifers were of different weights than last week, no comparison.  Good demand
for this light offering of yearlings, moderate to good demand for this large
offering of high quality, fully preconditioned calves.  Many large strings,
with many full loads of steers and heifers but there was also a lot of packages
and part loads that buyers could put together and fill out their loads.  Flesh
condition of calves ranged from light to moderate, yearlings were in very light
to moderate flesh.  The market was under pressure due to the sheer volume
of cattle being offered for sale across the region across the region, 
availability of trucks to haul cattle is very tight.  23 percent over 600 lbs.
62 percent steers; 38 percent heifers.  Wed. Oct. 25, special black hided calf
sale expecting 5,000-5,500 calves.  Fri. Oct 27, big special all breeds calf and
yearling auction.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   33    306-345     330    210.00-230.00     216.73
   45    359-393     375    214.00-231.00     223.55
  135    414-442     425    202.00-210.50     207.10
  536    453-497     476    184.00-207.00     194.65
 1089    503-547     527    178.50-199.00     188.33
 1508    551-599     574    171.00-186.50     178.24
   60      590       590       169.00         169.00   Fleshy
  803    600-640     617    165.50-181.50     176.36   Calves
  415    650-688     660    176.00-181.50     178.43   Calves
   70      736       736       170.00         170.00
   82      721       721       176.50         176.50   Calves
   54      851       851       170.50         170.50   Thin Fleshed

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      557       557       168.00         168.00

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13      786       786       155.00         155.00   Thin Fleshed

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   27    290-298     292    201.00-205.00     204.09
   29    301-349     337    191.00-205.00     196.23
  145    359-390     383    186.00-200.00     192.64
  136    419-448     442    169.00-181.00     178.53
  442    450-490     470    160.00-177.00     169.53
 1070    500-549     530    157.50-168.50     162.95
   50      538       538       176.00         176.00   Replacement
  383    554-578     566    156.00-164.50     160.65
  200    573-579     576       199.00         199.00   Replacement
  133    608-639     627    156.50-157.50     157.11   Calves
   88      670       670       160.50         160.50   Calves
   51      792       792       147.00         147.00
  112    901-909     905       150.75         150.75
    8      964       964       144.50         144.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   12      343       343       185.00         185.00
   17      456       456       146.00         146.00
   22      502       502       153.50         153.50

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    9     1008      1008       136.50         136.50
   10     1105      1105       129.50         129.50

Source:  USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News Service
         Justin Lumpkin, Officer in Charge
         605-372-8350
         www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SF_LS757.txt
 
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