Toppenish, WA Livestock Weighted Average Auction
ML_LS754
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Dec 7, 2018    USDA Market News

Toppenish Livestock Auction, Toppenish, WA for Tuesday 12/6/2018

Receipts:  1540    Last Week:  1730    Year Ago:  2000

   Compared to last Thursday at the same market, stocker and feeder cattle steady 
to 2.00 higher. Slaughter cows 2.00-3.00 lower with most decline on Holsteins. 
Slaughter bulls firm to 2.00 higher. Trade active with good demand for all classes. 
Very good demand for value added slaughter cows that are guaranteed grass fed. 
Slaughter cows 58 percent, slaughter bulls 10 percent, and feeders 32 percent of 
the supply. The feeder supply included 41 percent steers and 59 percent heifers. 
Near 74 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs. 
      
   Feeder Steers:  Medium and Large 1-2:  400-500 lbs 166.00;  500-600 lbs 147.00-
150.00;  500-600 lbs 135.00, Full;  600-700 lbs 136.00-144.00, Calves;  700-800 lbs 
133.00-135.00;  800-900 lbs 130.00-131.00.  Medium and Large 2-3:  600-700 lbs 
126.50.  Small and Medium 1-2:  400-500 lbs 145.00.
 
   Holstein Steers:  Large 2-3:  900-1000 lbs 74.00.

   Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large 1-2:  400-500 lbs 145.00-147.00;  500-600 lbs 
138.00-140.00;  600-700 lbs 123.00-134.00, Calves;  600-700 lbs 119.00, Full;  700-
800 lbs 125.00-127.00.  Large 2-3:  1100-1200 lbs 55.00;  1500-1600 lbs 63.00.   
Small and Medium 2-3:  500-600 lbs 120.00.

Slaughter Cows:        
          Pct. Lean     Weight   Avg Dressing   High Dressing   Low Dressing
Breakers    75-80     1400-2000   46.00-50.00       55.00        40.00-46.00 
Boners      80-85     1300-2000   48.00-53.00       56.75        43.00-48.00
Boners      80-85     1100-1800   58.00-61.50        ---    54.00-58.00 Value added
Lean        85-90     1100-1700   47.00-53.00        ---         43.00-47.00
Lean         90        900-1400   42.00-47.00        ---         36.00-42.00

Slaughter Bulls:     Weight      Avg Dressing    High Dressing  Low Dressing
Yield Grade 1-2    1500-2200      70.00-75.50       77.50        64.00-70.00

   Feeder Cows:  Medium and Large 1-2:  900-1000 lbs 75.00, Young;  1000-1100 lbs 
58.75, Aged;  1100-1200 lbs 54.00-56.50, Aged;  1100-1200 lbs 69.00, Young;  1300-
1400 lbs 58.50, Aged;  1400-1500 lbs 57.75, Aged;  1500-1600 lbs 55.50, Aged.

Please Note:
 The USDA LPGMN price report is reflective of the majority of classes and grades of 
livestock offered for sale.  There may be instances where some sales do not fit 
within reporting guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report. 
Prices are reported on a per cwt basis, unless otherwise noted.

Source: USDA Market News, Moses Lake, WA.  
        Greg Sanders 509-393-1343 MosesLake.LPGMN@ams.usda.gov
        www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/ML_LS754.txt
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
        greg.sanders2@ams.usda.gov

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