Toppenish, WA Auction
ML_LS750
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Nov 9, 2018    USDA Market News

Toppenish Livestock Auction, Toppenish, WA Thursday 
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average report for 11/8/2018

Receipts:  2000    Last Week:  1825    Year Ago:  2500

   Compared to last Thursday at the same market, stocker and feeder cattle steady 
to 9.00 lower in a light test. CME contracts firmed slightly today but remain lower 
than were they were this time last Thursday. Slaughter cows and bulls 5.00-8.00 
lower. Trade active with moderate demand for all classes. Very good demand for 
value added cows that are guaranteed grass fed. Slaughter cows 60 percent, 
slaughter bulls 10 percent, and feeders 30 percent of the supply. The feeder supply 
included 43 percent steers and 57 percent heifers. Near 53 percent of the run 
weighed over 600 lbs.       

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   11      322       322       161.00         161.00
    5      361       361       160.00         160.00
   18      468       468       160.00         160.00
    7      504       504       153.50         153.50
   18    582-599     592       150.00         150.00
   17      623       623       147.00         147.00   Calves
   39    665-696     677    140.00-145.00     142.32   Calves
   23    776-792     782    134.00-135.00     134.78   Calves
   17      854       854       134.50         134.50

                      Feeder Steers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   37     1237      1237       104.00         104.00

                Feeder Steers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      444       444       135.00         135.00
    6      498       498       131.00         131.00
    7      525       525       131.00         131.00
    9      598       598       137.50         137.50

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   14      341       341       150.00         150.00
   29      447       447       150.00         150.00
    8      481       481       141.50         141.50
    5      516       516       141.75         141.75
   49    553-597     574    137.00-139.00     138.42
    8      550       550       129.00         129.00   Full
   15      628       628       131.75         131.75   Calves
   15    656-694     679    128.00-131.00     129.16   Calves
   31    720-747     726    123.00-130.00     128.20   Calves
   20    758-772     763    128.00-130.00     129.29   Calves
   15      827       827       128.00         128.00
    6      854       854       125.00         125.00
    6      873       873        86.00          86.00   Heiferettes

                      Feeder Heifers Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      921       921       105.00         105.00   Full
    8      904       904        85.00          85.00   Heiferettes
    6      973       973       115.00         115.00
    5     1004      1004       105.00         105.00
    7     1257      1257        70.00          70.00   Heiferettes

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    6      343       343       130.00         130.00
    7      426       426       130.00         130.00

               Feeder Heifers Small and Medium 2-3
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      343       343       117.50         117.50
    5      437       437       100.00         100.00   Brahman X
   16      466       466       100.00         100.00   Brahman X

Slaughter Cows:        
          Pct. Lean     Weight   Avg Dressing   High Dress  Low Dressing
Boners      80-85     1200-1900   45.00-50.00      ---      50.00-45.00
Boners      80-85     1200-1800   51.50-57.75      ---      45.00-51.00 Value added
Lean        85-90     1000-1700   42.00-48.00      ---      38.00-42.00
Lean        85-90     1100-1600   50.00-57.50      ---      44.00-50.00 Value added
Lean         90        900-1500   34.00-38.00      ---      30.00-34.00

Slaughter Bulls:     Weight      Avg Dressing   High Dress  Low Dressing
Yield Grade 1-2    1500-2300     64.00-73.00       ---       58.00-64.00

   Bred Cows (Per Head): Medium and Large 1-2: Aged (9-11 yrs. old.) 1138 lbs 
600.00 1-3 mos. bred.

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_LS750.txt
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
        greg.sanders2@ams.usda.gov

0800p   gds  rlc