Ft. Pierre Livestock Weighted Average
SF_LS757
Sioux Falls, SD    Wed Oct 18, 2017    USDA-SD Dept of Ag Market News
 
Ft. Pierre Livestock Auction - Ft. Pierre, SD
Feeder Cattle Weighted Average Report for 10/18/2017
 
Receipts:  4,890    Last Week:  3,597    Year Ago:  5,974
 
   Compared to last Wednesday�s special black hided calf sale:
Steer calves 5.00 to 8.00 lower, instances to 10.00 lower on those
under 450 lbs.  Heifer calves 3.00 to 5.00 lower, instances to 8.00 
lower on those under 400 lbs.  Demand more moderate this week, market
not as active, just moderate.  A very attractive offering of high quality,
preconditioned calves on offer, many in full loads.  Flesh condition ranged
from light to moderate plus, with more displaying moderate to moderate plus
flesh.  With the very mild weather, and green grass in some areas, calves
are able to gain a little condition and look very bloomy.  The market was
under pressure this week due to the sheer volume of cattle being offered
for sale across the region.  19 percent over 600 lbs.  62 percent steers;
38 percent heifers.  Fri. Oct 20, big special all breeds calf and yearling
auction, expecting 8,500 head.  Wed. Oct. 25, special black hided calf sale
expecting 5,000-5,500 calves.

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   47    345-347     346    224.00-233.00     230.31
   34    352-399     374    217.00-229.00     224.44
  214    413-448     428    202.00-224.00     215.94
  290    460-499     470    189.00-203.00     198.12
   20      480       480       187.50         187.50   Fleshy
  616    504-536     522    181.50-194.00     188.49
  885    552-596     580    175.50-183.00     180.73
  524    604-641     623    169.00-180.00     173.55   Calves
  169    656-675     674    168.50-170.50     168.60   Calves
   86      650       650       165.50         165.50   Fleshy

                Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
    5      264       264       229.00         229.00
    7      419       419       202.00         202.00

                Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   36    314-340     322    197.00-209.00     204.59
   97    350-388     379    183.00-199.00     188.51
  252    413-448     431    168.00-179.50     174.64
  258    452-495     486    164.00-174.00     167.13
    7      461       461       162.00         162.00   Fleshy
  458    505-547     519    157.50-169.00     164.87
  338    550-599     567    159.00-162.00     160.74
   91      589       589       161.00         161.00   Calves
   83      570       570       153.00         153.00   Fleshy
   91      603       603       161.00         161.00   Calves

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1-2
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   13    276-278     277    207.00-214.00     210.78
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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