Toppenish, WA Livestock Weighted Average Auction
ML_LS754
Moses Lake, WA    Fri Nov 9, 2018    USDA Market News

Toppenish Livestock Auction, Toppenish, WA for Thursday 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:  300-400 lbs 160.00-161.00;  400-500 lbs 
160.00;  500-600 lbs 150.00-153.50;  600-700 lbs 140.00-147.00, Calves;  700-800 
lbs 134.00-135.00, Calves;  800-900 lbs 134.50.  Large 1:  1200-1300 lbs 104.00.  
Small and Medium 1-2:  400-500 lbs 131.00-135.00;  500-600 lbs 131.00-137.50.   

   Feeder Heifers:  Medium and Large 1-2:  300-400 lbs 150.00;  400-500 lbs 141.50-
150.00;  500-600 lbs 137.00-141.75;  500-600 lbs 129.00, Full;  600-700 lbs 128.00-
131.75, Calves;  700-800 lbs 123.00-130.00, Calves;  800-900 lbs 125.00-128.00;  
800-900 lbs 86.00, Heiferettes.  Large 1:  900-1000 lbs 115.00;  900-1000 lbs 
105.00, Full;  900-1000 lbs 85.00, Heiferettes;  1000-1100 lbs 105.00;  1200-1300 
lbs 70.00, Heiferettes.  Small and Medium 1-2:  300-400 lbs 130.00;  400-500 lbs 
130.00.  Small and Medium 2-3:  300-400 lbs 117.50;  400-500 lbs 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_LS754.txt
        http://www.ams.usda.gov/market-news/livestock-poultry-grain
        greg.sanders2@ams.usda.gov

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