Valentine Livestock Auction Market (Thu)
USDA - Thu Dec 06, 6:06PM CST
WH_LS762
Kearney, NE      Thu Dec 6, 2018     USDA-NE Dept of Ag Market News

Valentine Livestock Auction, Valentine, NE
Weighted Average Report for Thursday Dec 6, 2018

Cattle Receipts:  5010 Last week: 0 Last year: 4860 

No recent test of market for an accurate comparison a trend will not be
given for steers or heifers.  Demand was good with several buyers, consign-
ments included 40 to 60 day weaned calves and calves off the cow.  Colder
weather in the area after last weekend snow.  Feeders made up 100 percent 
of the offering.  The feeder supply included 77 percent steers, and 23 percent 
heifers. Near 35 percent of the run weighed over 600 lbs.
Next Auciton Dates for Dec. 13th Special Bred Female Auction 
                       Dec. 17th Regular Auction
                       Dec. 20th Special Feeder Auction

               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   23    371-371    371       214.00         214.00
  184    423-443    426    195.50-199.50     196.72
  197    452-499    484    192.00-200.50     194.30
  533    501-534    513    182.00-192.25     187.24
  668    552-591    571    168.00-180.25     172.76
   97    586-586    586       188.00         188.00   Fancy
  518    602-646    627    162.00-174.00     165.89
  102    617-640    628    154.50-163.50     159.04   Calves
  273    654-657    655    167.00-175.50     171.28
   17    659-659    659       159.00         159.00   Full
  198    730-742    735    162.50-168.00     165.38
               Feeder Steers Medium and Large 1 - 2
   45    367-393    376    182.00-197.00     189.22
    8    446-446    446       185.00         185.00
   51    458-487    469    182.00-190.50     187.40
   26    500-549    540    175.50-176.00     175.59
  176    562-595    585    165.00-167.00     166.79
  103    662-691    668    155.00-160.00     158.35
   64    654-654    654       160.00         160.00   Calves

               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1
 Head   Wt Range   Avg Wt    Price Range   Avg Price
   19    349-349    349       173.00         173.00
   23    375-375    375       179.50         179.50
   73    412-424    423    177.00-180.50     177.33
   76    451-495    481    162.00-168.00     165.08
  151    504-512    507    164.75-169.00     166.77
  277    556-591    572    143.00-153.00     149.04
   25    625-636    633    141.00-145.50     144.43
   63    631-631    631       139.75         139.75   Calves
   60    623-623    623       995.00         995.00   Per Head
   12    670-670    670       140.00         140.00
   16    709-709    709       141.50         141.50
   11    894-894    894       140.00         140.00
    8    943-943    943       136.00         136.00
               Feeder Heifers Medium and Large 1 - 2
   46    423-425    424    168.00-171.00     169.89
   43    465-491    483    150.00-157.00     154.47
   73    504-544    521    148.00-153.00     151.28

Source: NE Dept of Ag-USDA Market News Service, Kearney, NE
        Shareen Dearmont 308-390-5399  
        www.ams.usda.gov/lsmnpubsWH_LS762.txt

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